Singapore Environment Lecture 2008

For the Singapore Environment Lecture 2008, the Singapore Environment Council is proud to present Dr. Ahmed Djoghlaf, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. Dr. Djoghlaf will present his views on the topic of Biodiversity and Climate Change. He has noted, “climate change and biodiversity are two faces of the same coin of life”. He will give insight into what his organisation is doing to address these two interlinked environmental challenges. The event will also serve as a platform to exchange ideas on the role that Singapore can actively play in addressing these challenges.

Dr. Djoghlaf has served as Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity since January 2006. Prior to this appointment, he was the Assistant Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme (2003-2005) and the Director of UNEP’s Division of Global Environment Facility (1998-2003). This is Dr. Djoghlaf’s first visit to Singapore as Executive Secretary of the Convention.

This is a FREE public lecture and is open to all subject to availability on a first come first server basis.

Please RSVP. For further information please contact Joe Lim at tel: 6337 6062 or email joe@sec.org.sg.

Event Details
Date of event  : 16 Jan 2008
Time                 : 9-12noon
Venue               : The Auditorium
                            Civil Service College
                            31 North Buona Vista Road
                            Singapore 275983
Dress Code      : Business Attire

Programme details
9:00am   Registration (Coffee & Tea Served)
9:30am   Guests to be seated
9:40am   Commencement of Lecture
10:30am Q&A Session
11:15am  Networking Session & Reception
12noon    End of event

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