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Third session of the Governing Body of the 
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources 
for Food and Agriculture
 
1-5 June 2009 | Tunis, Tunisia

L-R: ITPGR Secretariat staff Kent Nnadozie, Marie Schloen, and Clive Stannard, in consultation with ITPGR Secretary Shakeel Bhatti, during the morning plenary session.
Highlights for Tuesday, 
2 June 2009


Delegates to the third session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (the Treaty or ITPGR) met in plenary to address implementation of the funding strategy. Following a long break for consultations and a meeting of a Friends of the Chair group on establishment of contact groups on the funding strategy and/or compliance, a contact group on the funding strategy met in the evening.  
 
PLENARY:

Participants during the morning plenary session.
 

 

Upma Chawdhry, India
Mozafari Hashjin Javad, Iran 
Ylva Tilander, Sweden
 
 
 
 

L-R: The morning dais with Marie Schloen, Secretariat; Shakeel Bhatti, ITPGR Secretary; Chair Modesto  Fernández Diaz -Silveira, Cuba; Bert Visser, the Netherlands and Ana Berretta, Uruguay, Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on the Funding Strategy; Juanita Chaves, Secretariat; and Daniele Manzella, FAO.
 
 
 
 

Delegates from the Latin America and the Caribbean Group in informal consultations with Chair Fernández.
Shakeel Bhatti, ITPGR Secretary, in a discussion with François Pythoud, Switzerland.
 
 
 
 
L-R: Cinzia Scaffidi, Slow Food; Adam Kuleit Olé Muarabu, International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC); and Pierluigi Bozzi, IPC
L-R: François Meienberg, Switzerland, in conversation with Claudio Chiarolla, ENB.
L-R: Campbell Davidson, Canada, speaking with Clive Stannard, Secretariat.
 
 
 
   

 
 
Delegates huddle outside the plenary hall to discuss establishment of contact groups on the funding strategy and on compliance.

 
 
 
 

Suzanne Heinen, US, speaking with Marco Valicenti, Canada.
Delegates from the African Group in informal consultations.
 
 
 
 

L-R: Cosima Hufler, Austria, with Emily Collins, Australia.
Jose "Pepe" Esquinas Alcazar, Spain
L-R: Josefino Haguisan, Filipino farmer, with Aylwin Darnel Arnejo, SEARICE
 
 
 
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Claudio Chiarolla and Marie-Annick Moreau handing out the ENBs.
Chair Fernández with ENB writers Claudio Chiarolla, Elsa Tsioumani, Marie-Annick Moreau, and Nicole Schabus.
 
   
   
   
   
   
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