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ASEAN Commits to Biodiversity Conservation

 ASEAN Secretariat News

 PYEONGCHANG, 17 October 2014 - The environment ministers of the ten ASEAN Member States reiterated their countries’ commitment to biodiversity conservation in a statement read at the ongoing Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The statement was read by Dr. Thet Thet Zin, Deputy Union Minister, Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

In reiterating ASEAN’s commitment to biodiversity conservation, the Ministers recognised the important role of ASEAN’s rich biological diversity in enhancing the region’s economic, political and socio-cultural well-being; recalled that Parties have committed to the implementation of the CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Targets; and noted the essential role of biodiversity for sustainable development. They reaffirmed the significant role of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity in facilitating cooperation and coordination among the members of ASEAN, and with relevant national governments, regional and international organizations, to implement the three objectives of the CBD in the ASEAN region.

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It is commonplace in journalism to write two types of articles at the transition point between the year that has passed and the New Year. As this writer qualifies as an “old hand” in observing Thailand with a track record dating back 14 years, it is time take a shot at what may unfold in Thailand in 2011.

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