2004 Biodiversity Day Around the World

Liberia

The National Focal Point for Liberia, Mr.Ben Turtur Donnie, informs the Secretariat that a five-hour programme of activities is planned for the celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity.

PROGRAMME FOR THE CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIODIVERSITY

Saturday, 22 May 2004
Monrovia, Liberia
 
Time Activity/Speaker
8:00 – 10:00 Biodiversity Parade
Indoor Programme
10:00 – 10:10 Invocation
10:10 - 10:20 Welcome Statement:
Dr. Fodee Kromah
Executive Director/EPA
10:20 – 10:35 Liberia’s Biodiversity Outlook:
Ben Turtur Donnie
National Focal Point
United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity
10:35 – 10:50 Selection
Small Town International
10:50 – 11:00 Introduction of the Keynote Speaker
11:00 - 11:30 Keynote Address:
Mr. Steven Ursino
Country Director, UNDP/Liberia
11:30 - 11:45 Drama and Statement from Liberian Youth
11:45 - 12:00 Messages:
UN Secretary General
UNEP Executive Director
By: Mr. Abu Moussa
United Nations Resident Coordinator in Liberia
12:00 – 13:00 Remarks:
1. Minister of Planning and Economic Affairs
2. Minister of Agriculture
3. Minister of Health and Social Welfare
4. Managing Director, Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation
5. Managing Director, Forestry Development Authority
6. Commissioner, Bureau of Maritime Affairs
7. United Nations Mission in Liberia
8. EU/USAID
9. Diplomatic Corps
10. NTLA
1:00 Benediction:
Liberia National Anthem

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme