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Event Biodiversity is life! (EC Green Week - Changing our behaviour)

Each year the European Commission, DG Environment, organises the Green Week.

This years theme is:

Biodiversity is Life!

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Period [30/05/2006 - 02/06/2006]
Event location Charlemagne Building Rue de la Loi 170, B-1049 Brussels
Contact person Lena REUTERBERG or Bert VAN MAELE

In their endeavour to preserve and restore biodiversity, EU Heads of State and Government agreed 'to halt the loss of biodiversity [in the EU] by 2010' and to restore habitats and natural systems. This very challenging commitment reflects how strongly EU citizens feel about biodiversity.

Biodiversity loss is not inevitable. We must consider 2010 as a milestone and look even further ahead, acknowledge our intricate relationship with nature and strive for a more balanced form of development.

Green Week 2006 will direct the spotlight on four main components of our endeavour to halt biodiversity loss: biodiversity as a global issue, the management of natural resources, space for nature, and biodiversity and society.

Green Week will provide a unique opportunity for exchange of experience and best practice among non-governmental organisations, businesses, various levels of governance and the public. We hope to see you at Green Week and encourage your active participation in the debates.

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