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#38586
2007-09-17

Opening Statement of the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Mr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, to the Annual Meeting of the United Nations Inter-Agency Support Group on Indigenous Issues, Montreal - 17 September 2007

It gives me great honor today, as Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity and host agency of this year's annual meeting, to welcome the members of the United Nations Inter-Agency Support Group on Indigenous Issues to Montreal and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biologi ...

Statement
#36915
2007-08-09

Message from the Executive Secretary, Ahmed Djoghlaf on the Occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, 9 August 2007.

The celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People on 9 August 2007 presents an opportunity to draw attention to the contribution of indigenous and local communities to the conservation and sustainable use of the world’s biological diversity. It also provides opportunity ...

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#32924
2007-05-22

Indigenous and Local Communities – the Human Face of Climate Change, Statement by the Executive Secretary, Dr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, for the Media Conference at UN Headquarters, New York, 22 May 2007

Since the appearance of man on earth, impacts on the natural functions of our planet have never been as destructive as in the last 500 years, leading to an unprecedented extinction of biological diversity on earth. The pressures on the planet’s natural functions caused by human activity and mani ...

Statement
#32859
2007-05-17

Statement by Dr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at its sixth session, New York, 17 May 2007

From its inception, the Convention on Biological Diversity has attached the highest importance to the need to protect and conserve the rich biodiversity heritage of indigenous and local communities. Article 8(j) of the Convention focuses specifically on respecting, preserving and maintaining tr ...

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#32201
2007-04-30

Statement by Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, to the Second Meeting of the Advisory Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, 30 April 2007

I wish to welcome the distinguished experts to the second meeting of the Advisory Group for Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity. I am particularly pleased to welcome the representative from the Government of Brazil, a Party to the Convention with a part ...

Statement
#21780
2006-05-16

Statement by Dr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at its fifth session

From its inception, the Convention on Biological Diversity has attached the highest importance to the need to protect and conserve the rich biodiversity heritage of indigenous and local communities. Article 8(j) of the Convention focuses specifically on respecting, preserving and maintaining tr ...

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#6428
2003-12-08

Statement by Dr. Hamdallah Zedan, Executive Secretary, to the Opening Session

Dr. Hamdallah Zedan, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity opened the meeting in compliance of decision VI/10, paragraph 7, of the Conference of the Parties. The decision states that one meeting of the Ad hoc Open-ended Inter-Sessional Working Group on Article 8(j) and r ...

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