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The Biodiversity Family Stands in Solidarity with the People and Government of the Historic Nagoya Biodiversity Summit: CBD Secretariat steps up to support disaster relief efforts in Japan

Montreal, 7 April 2011 – In the wake of the earthquake and tsunami, and in line with the message of support from Mr. Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the staff of the Montreal based Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) raised financial donations for disaster relief that were given to the Japanese Red Cross Society through the Consulate-General of Japan in Montreal on 28 March 2011. <br>(The Communique is also available <a href='/doc/press/2011/pr-2011-04-07-japan-jp.pdf'>in Japanese</a>)

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