International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May 2018

Messages for the International Day for Biological Diversity: "Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity", 22 May 2018

UNSG   Message from Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General
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EU   Video message from H.E. Mr. Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
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UNESCO   Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO

FAO   Video message from José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General
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UN Environment   Video message from Mr. Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment
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UN-HABITAT   Message from Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN‐Habitat)

Canada   Video message from the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada
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Burkina Faso   Message from H.E. Mr. Batio Bassière, Ministre de l’Environnement, de l’Economie verte et du changement climatique, Burkina Faso

Congo   Message from H.E. Ms. Arlette Soudan-Nonault, Ministre du Tourisme et de l’Environnement, Congo

Ivory Coast   Message from H.E. Ms. Anne Désirée Ouloto, Ministre de la Salubrité, de l’Environnement et du Développement durable, Côte d'Ivoire

Finland   Video message from H.E. Mr. Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing, Finland
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CBD   Message from Dr. Cristiana Pașca Palmer, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), United Nations Assistant Secretary-General
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CMS   Message from Dr. Bradnee Chambers, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)
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Ramsar   Message from Martha Rojas-Urrego, Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

AEWA   Message from Dr. Jacques Trouvilliez, Executive Secretary of the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA)
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CITES   Message from David Morgan, Officer in Charge, Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

CARICOM   Message from Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM Secretary-General

Ontario, Canada   Video message from the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Canada
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IUCN   Message from Inger Andersen, Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

ICIMOD   Message from David Molden, Director General, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

UNDP   Message from María Eugenia Di Paola, Coordinator of the Environment and Sustainable Development area of UNDP