Thailand

Thailand

The Biodiversity Division of the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning, as the national focal point for the CBD , organized a two-day seminar titled “Biodiversity and Climate Change” on 22-23 May at Miracle Grand Hotel , Bangkok, in celebration of IBD.

Approximately 600 participants from Government organizations, academic and research institutions, NGOs, businesses and the press participated in the seminar. Presentations included: Biodiversity and Climate Change at the Global and Regional Level; The Three Rio Conventions and Actions Against Climate Change Impact; Biodiversity in the Hot Spots of Phetchabun and Phitsanuloke Province; Biodiversity and Thai Traditional Knowledge; Legislation and Traditional Knowledge; Major Threats to Thailand's Biodiversity: Particularly Invasive Alien Species and LMOs; and Thailand's Regulation Concerning Biosafety.

Some of the technical books, booklets and documents concerning biodiversity, the CBD, and climate change, including the Thai language version of GBO-2 and the CBD’s Biodiversity and Climate Change booklet were given away to all the participants.

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