The Greens - EFA

Financing and biopiracy - The challenges of the next UN Biodiversity Summit

recorded stream from the European Parliament in Brussels:

Thursday 6 September 2012,15:00 - 18:00


15:00-16:00
OPENING AND INTRODUCTION
What is at stake at the next COP11?           
 
Chaired by Catherine Grèze and Sandrine Bélier, MEPs

  • The plunder of traditional resources
    Video statement by Vandana Shiva, epistemologist, ecologist, writer, doctor in science philosophy and Indian women's rights activist
  • Biodiversity loss and the plunder of traditional resources
    Nicolas Hulot
    , Fondation pour la Nature et pour l'Homme
  • What can we expect from the COP11?
    Thierry Lucas
    , Programme Officer, Convention on Biological Diversity

Q&A

16:00-17:00
PANEL 1
Fighting against biopiracy
Chaired by Catherine Grèze MEP

  • Biopiracy: causes and consequences
    Matthieu Mellul
    , co-founder of "Collectif Biopiraterie"
  • Incoherences and loopholes in the legal framework
    Claudio Chiarolla, Professor of International Law at Sciences Politiques Paris and responsible of studides on Governance and Biodiversity for Iddri (Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales)
  • What are we calling for?
    Video statement by Vandana Shiva, epistemiologist, ecologist, writer, doctor in science philosophy and Indian women's rights activist

Q&A

17:00-18:00
PANEL 2
Towards a strategic resource mobilization
Chaired by Sandrine Bélier MEP

  • Bruna Campos, EU Financial Perspectives Policy Officer, Stichting BirdLife Europe |Conservation International Europe
  • Guillaume Sainteny, Professor at Ecole Polytechnique; Président de la Commission du Centre d'Analyse Stratégique sur "Les aides publiques dommageables à la biodiversité"
  • François Wakenhut, Head of Unit, Nature preservation and biodiversity, European Commission

18:00-18:30
CONCLUSIONS
Chaired by Sandrine Bélier