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COP-MOP 4 - Information for Media

This page provides information for the media on what's happening during COP-MOP 4.

  • What's New
  • Press Conferences/Briefings
  • Arranging Interviews
  • Press Kit and References

What's New

  • 2008-05-12
    Media Advisory: Joint Press Conference by the Government of Germany and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity on the Untied Nations Conference on Living Modified Organisms,Bonn, 13 May 2008, 9:30 a.m. Hotel Maritim, Saal Reger. More details in English and German.

  • 2008/05/11
    COP-MOP 4 Webcast: For the duration of the conference, all official meetings and press conferences will be available live and on-demand with English, German or floor audio streams. A selection of side events will be available on-demand. http://www.cbd.int/mop4/webcast

COP-MOP 4 Press Conferences/Briefings

Title Room Date Start End Notes
Daily Press briefing CBD Secretariat Saal Reger Groundfloor 13-May-2008 09:00 09:30 Liability and Redress
Press Conference Vice-Minister Ursula Heinen, CBD Executive Secretary, Jochen Flasbarth,BMU Saal Reger Groundfloor 13-May-2008 09:30 10:00 Opening
Press conference: "Sustainable family farming creates biodiversity and cools down the earth! Via campesina presents its position and activities towards CBD conference" Press Centre 13-May-2008 10:00 11:00 La Via Campesina - Isabelle Delforge
Daily Press briefing CBD Secretariat Saal Reger Groundfloor 14-May-2008 09:00 09:30 Handling, Transport, Packaging and Identification
Daily Press briefing CBD Secretariat Saal Reger Groundfloor 15-May-2008 09:00 09:30 Risk Assessment
GE Trees Press Centre 15-May-2008 09:30 10:00 Global Justice Ecology Tree Project - Orin Langelle
Press Conference: Planet Diversity Press Centre 15-May-2008 11:00 12:00  
Press Conference: Planet Diversity Press Centre 16-May-2008 11:00 12:00  
Press conference - MOP 4 Presidency, CBD Executive Secretary Saal Reger Groundfloor 16-May-2008 13:00 14:00 Closing Press Conference

Interviews with the Executive Secretary and briefings with CBD officials

To arrange interviews with the Executive Secretary and briefings with CBD officials, please contact:

Information Officer
Marie Aminata Khan
Tel.: +49 170 5556748
E-mail: marie.khan@cbd.int

Spokesperson
David Ainsworth
+49 170 5585819
E-mail: david.ainsworth@cbd.int

When requesting an interview, please indicate which media organization you represent and submit a brief list of questions to be answered.

Please note:
Information on media accreditation for CBD meetings is for internal use only and confidential. The CBD secretariat does not distribute media lists.

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