The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity
Winners Forum

The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2016 Winners' Forum was held on 7 December, 2016 at the U Thant Hall of the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan, under the joint auspices of the AEON Environmental Foundation and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

The Forum comprised lectures given by the three prize winners, and a panel discussion, titled “Economic Decarbonization and Biodiversity: Implications of the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals,” moderated by invitee Mr. Takejiro Sueyoshi, trustee of the AEON Environmental Foundation and Special Advisor to UNEP Finance Initiative in the Asia Pacific Region.

Date:

7 December, 2016

Place:

the U Thant Hall of the United Nations University

Outline of the Lectures:

  • “Restoring Nature: Taking Care of Our Common Home”

    Dr. Alfonso Aguirre-Muñoz
    Executive Director, Grupo de Ecología y Conservación de Islas, A.C. (Mexico)

  • “Ecoregional Approach in Biodiversity Conservation: Amur Case Study”

    Dr. Yury Darman
    Director, Amur Branch, WWF Russia (Russia)

  • “Navdanya’s Biodiversity Journey to Earth Democracy”

    Dr. Vandana Shiva
    Founder and Director, Navdanya (India)

Panel Discussion:

  • “Economic Decarbonization and Biodiversity:
    Implications of the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals”

    Moderator: Mr. Takejiro Sueyoshi
    Trustee of the AEON Environmental Foundation and
    Special Advisor to UNEP Finance Initiative in the Asia Pacific Region





























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