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Joint series of events by GTZ and partners on biological diversity at United Nations in New York

Photo Exhibit at UN headquarter and high-level panel discussion in the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nation

The BIODIV project of the German Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) in cooperation with national and international partners called attention on the topic of biological diversity and its conservation.

Exhibit UN headquartersbäudeFrom 22nd April to 7th June 2004 the GEO-photo exhibit "Focus on Nature" and the exhibition "People - Forests - Development" at UN headquarters in New York presented more than a hundred pictures of thirty three prominent photographers. The photos show the beauty of global biological diversity, its threat and activities for its conservation. The exhibition was inaugurated on the occasion of this year's "Earth Day" on the 22nd April at the UN headquarters, among others in the presence of the Minister of State at the German Federal Foreign Office Kerstin Müller, Zéphirin Diabré (Associate Administrator and Under-Secretary-General of UNDP) as well as Ruth Eichhorn, Chief-Editor of GEO-magazine.

On the occasion of this year's celebrations on UN-Day on Biological Diversity GTZ and the Federal German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) took a share together with the Development Program of the United Nation (UNDP) and other partners on the organisation of a high-level panel discussion. The event to which the Permanent Mission of Germany at the UN had invited on 19th May was hosted in the Permanent Mission's premises under the topic "Learning from Community Action: Biodiversity and the Millennium Development Goals".


Inaugural addresses, exhibition opening 22 April 2004
Photos of exhibition opening event 22 April 2004

Contributed speeches, panel discussion 19 May 2004
Photos of panel discussion 19 May 2004


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