CBD Invites Parties to Nominate Climate Change Experts

23 July  2008: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

(CBD) has invited parties to nominate experts to the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change.

The Group's first meeting will be held from 17-21 November 2008 in London, UK,

to address scientific and technical matters concerning the links between

biodiversity and climate change with regards to identifying risks and

vulnerabilities, and impacts and opportunities from climate change mitigation. Nominations

should be received by the CBD Secretariat by 15 September 2008. [CBD notification]