Looking back at COP11 in India
Maria Schultz and Thomas Elmqvist on the latest CBD conference in India
The conference took place in Hyderabad, India.
Maria Schultz is head of the Resilience and Development programme at the centre and has for many years been part of the Swedish delegation to the official COP negotiations on biological diversity. Over the last couple of years, Schultz has successfully organised a series of dialogue seminars aimed to help stakeholders interact in a more informal and non-committing manner that could help the progression in the more formal, high-level negotiations.
Thomas Elmqvist is is a professor in Natural Resource Management with a key focus on the relations between urbanisation and biodiversity conservation. In Hyderabad, Elmqvist launched the world's first global assessment on the relations between urban growth and biodiversity conservation.
Sturle Hauge Simonsen is content manager for the Stockholm Resilience Centre website and focal point for the production and dissemination of news and copy material produced by the centre. Graduated in BSc Media and Communication Studies from Brunel University London with a specialization in online journalism, Sturle Hauge Simonsen joined Stockholm Resilience Centre in May 2007. He has more ...