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COP 9 - Information for Participants

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2. High-Level Ministerial Segment

A High Level Ministerial Segment (HLS) is being organized by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany in consultation with the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties and the Executive Secretary of the Convention.

The HLS will be opened at the World Conference Centre Bonn, at the address listed below, on Wednesday, 28 May. The afternoon of Wednesday, 28 May, participants in the HLS will join delegates to COP 9 at the meeting’s main venue. On Thursday, May 29 the HLS will resume at the World Conference Centre Bonn and will continue at that venue until its closure on Friday, May 30.

World Conference Centre Bonn
Görresstraße 15
53113 Bonn
Telephone +49 (0) 228 9267-0
Fax +49 (0) 228 9267-110
Email: info@worldccbonn.com
Website: http://www.worldccbonn.com

A separate information note providing details on the programme and related organizational matters for the High-Level Segment is available on the Secretariat’s website at: http://www.cbd.int/cop9/hls.

The Secretariat’s focal point for all issues related to the High-Level Segment is:

Ms. Dominique Kayser
Chief, Office of the Executive Secretary
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
World Trade Centre
413 St. Jacques Street, Suite 800
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2Y IN9
Telephone (Direct line): +1 514-287-8700
Fax: + 1 514-288-6588
E- mail: dominique.kayser@cbd.int