Reference is made to the sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties (COP-MOP 6) to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity to be held from 1 5 October and 8-19 October, respectively, in Hyderabad, India.
The Hyderabad COP 11 CBD Promotion Committee has created an information web page for exhibitors at the above mentioned meetings. The Interactive Fair for Biodiversity will take place in Hall 2 at Hyderabad International Trade Exhibition centre (HITEX), adjacent to the Hyderabad International Conference Centre, venue for COP-MOP 6 and COP 11. All details related to the fair can be found at the following link:http://www.cbdcop11india.in/exhibition.html
Environmental protection is a high priority for COP-MOP 6 and COP 11. The aim is to avoid negative environmental impacts as much as possible during the whole conference, including side-events and exhibitions. Therefore, exhibitors are requested to commit to the environmental requirements when designing and operating their exhibition stands.
Participating governments and organizations wishing to book exhibition space are invited to submit their applications, no later than15 July 2012, to the MCI Management (COP 11 Exhibition Promotion Committee), the focal organization designated by the Secretariat of the Government of India for CBD-COP-11, by e-mail or by fax; at the following coordinates:
MCI Management (COP 11 Exhibition Promotion Committee)
Tel: +91-124- 4974160
Any request received after the deadline will not be considered. Any enquiry related to these exhibition stands should be sent toMCI Management (COP 11 Exhibition Promotion Committee).
The text of this notification is also available on the CBD website at:http://www.cbd.int/doc/notifications/2012/ntf-2012-091-cop11mop6-en.pdf