Biotech Updates

Ninth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties

May 9, 2008

The ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) to the Convention on Biological Diversity will be held at the Maritim Hotel in Bonn, Germany, from 19 to 30 May 2008. COP 9 will include a high-level ministerial segment organized by the host country in consultation with the Secretariat and the Bureau. The high‑level segment will take place from 28 to 30 May 2008 at the World Conference Center Bonn. COP 9 will also coincide with the International Biodiversity Day, on 22 May 2008. The Conference of the Parties will be invited to hold a special plenary session to celebrate this event.

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