Tribute to the Government and people of the Federative Republic of Brazil
The Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity,
Having met in Curitiba from 20 to 31 March 2006 at the gracious invitation of the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil,
Deeply appreciative of the excellent arrangements made for the meeting and the special courtesy and warm hospitality extended to participants by the Government of Brazil, the State of Paraná, the City of Curitiba, and their people,
Expresses their sincere gratitude to the Government and people of Brazil for the cordial hospitality that they accorded to participants in the meeting and for their contribution to its success.