German Government campaigns for Bonn as UN location

27.03.2012 - Press release

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Federal Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen are together campaigning to strengthen Bonn as a UN location.

Bonn is bidding to host the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The location of the IPBES Secretariat will be decided in the period 16-21 April in Panama.

On Wednesday (28 March) the two ministers are hosting at the Federal Foreign Office an information event followed by a reception for ambassadors accredited in Germany. Jürgen Nimptsch, the City of Bonn’s mayor, will also be present.

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