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CBD to Nominate Experts for Ad hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change

11 September 2008: Ahmed Djoghlaf, Convention on Biological

Diversity (CBD) Executive Secretary, has announced that the first meeting of

the CBD Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on Biodiversity and Climate

Change will convene from 17-21 November 2008, in London, UK.

The AHTEG will

address scientific and technical matters concerning the links between

biodiversity and climate change with regard to identifying risks and

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

Djoghlaf has invited organizations actively participating in these issues to

provide the Secretariat with the name, coordinates and curriculum vitae of

nominated experts via an official letter. Up to fifteen experts will be

selected. The deadline for receiving the nominations is 22 September 2008. [The

Notification]