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Biodiversity Policy in the German Bundestag 2014 - 2018 - How Does This Affect the Daily Work of Parliament?

Biodiversity Policy in the German Bundestag 2014 - 2018 - How Does This Affect the Daily Work of Parliament?

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Discussion of priorities in biodiversity policy in Germany.

The Federal Republic of Germany is bound to a number of environmental agreements. At the supranational level, it is committed to the biodiversity objectives of the European Union (EU).  Concerning Germany, the Federal Government adopted a national biodiversity strategy in 2007. The current government has stated in their coalition agreement that it acknowledges their commitments to EU biodiversity objectives.

What exactly does that mean for the daily activities in Parliament, in the committees, the group meetings, and in the preparation of new legislation? This event provided an overview of these topics and the opportunity to exchange ideas and experience with experts from science and society.

Program

Moderator: Prof. R. Andreas Kraemer, Ecologic Institute

Further events focused on more specific areas in the field of biodiversity are planned.

The series was launched by the partners MfN (Natural History Museum) and Ecologic Institute. The partners NeFo (Network Forum on Biodiversity Research Germany), BBIB (Berlin Brandenburg Institute of Advanced Biodiversity Research), LVB and the DUH (German Environmental Aid) have further developed and currently run the series.


Speaker
Prof. Dr. Dr. Johannes Vogel (Museum für Naturkunde)
Dr. Kathrin Vohland (Museum für Naturkunde)
Dr. Axel Paulsch (ibn)
Date
18 March 2014
Location
Berlin, Germany
Keywords
national biodiversity strategy, biodiversity, local, global, ecosystem, Parliament, presentations, discussion, Berlin, Germany