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Ahmed Djoghlaf assumes duties as Executive Secretary to the Convention on Biological Diversity: Calls for a global alliance to combat biodiversity loss

Montreal, 3 January 2006 – Calling on the citizens of the world to join in the effort to preserve life on earth, a 52 year-old Algerian man with a passion for poetry and forest walks takes up the helm of the world’s key biological treaty today. United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, appointed Mr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, as the new Executive Secretary to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

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2006-01-03