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  • labour collective
    Hope the Third World will have a strong voice in the CBD now Rasheed/Rajagopal Faizi elected as chairperson of CBD Alliance By Express News Service -
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 2, 2013
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      Hope the Third World will have a strong voice in the CBD now

      Rasheed/Rajagopal


      Faizi elected as chairperson of CBD Alliance

      By Express News Service - THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

      02nd August 2013 11:11 AM

      S Faizi, renowned environmentalist from here, has been elected as the chairperson of the CBD Alliance for the period 2013-15.

      CBD Alliance is the international network of environmental organisations working to promote the implementation of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

      Faizi has been closely associated with the CBD process from the outset of the treaty formulation. His was a powerful voice in UN multilateral environmental negotiations, articulating the developing world’s concerns, and had served as adviser to G-77.  Faizi was a founding member of CBD Alliance and a board member in the past term. His critical writings on the need to focus on CBD enforcement issues have had a significant impact in driving CBD to focus on implementation.

      A recipient of UNEP Global 500 Honour, Faizi has been consultant for various UN agencies and has made notable contributions in community-centred conservation.

      A product of India’s Silent Valley movement, he has been in the forefront of several international and local environmental campaigns since the 1980s. 

    • Shamsul Islam
      Happy to hear the news that an honest, committed and well-informed, Mr. Faizi heads CBD Alliance. I wish him a very creative future. S. Islam On Fri, Aug 2,
      Message 2 of 2 , Aug 2, 2013
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        Happy to hear the news that an honest, committed and well-informed, Mr. Faizi heads CBD Alliance. I wish him a very creative future.
        S. Islam


        On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 12:30 PM, labour collective <labor.collective@...> wrote:
         

        Hope the Third World will have a strong voice in the CBD now

        Rasheed/Rajagopal


        Faizi elected as chairperson of CBD Alliance

        By Express News Service - THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

        02nd August 2013 11:11 AM

        S Faizi, renowned environmentalist from here, has been elected as the chairperson of the CBD Alliance for the period 2013-15.

        CBD Alliance is the international network of environmental organisations working to promote the implementation of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

        Faizi has been closely associated with the CBD process from the outset of the treaty formulation. His was a powerful voice in UN multilateral environmental negotiations, articulating the developing world’s concerns, and had served as adviser to G-77.  Faizi was a founding member of CBD Alliance and a board member in the past term. His critical writings on the need to focus on CBD enforcement issues have had a significant impact in driving CBD to focus on implementation.

        A recipient of UNEP Global 500 Honour, Faizi has been consultant for various UN agencies and has made notable contributions in community-centred conservation.

        A product of India’s Silent Valley movement, he has been in the forefront of several international and local environmental campaigns since the 1980s. 


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