<C5,5,0,0,0,0>INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MEDITERRANEAN BIODIVERSITY: This symposium, organized by the Agency for New Technology, Energy and Environment of Italy (ENEA), is scheduled for 14-15 October 1996 in Rome. The symposium plans to produce an informal technical report for COP-3. For more information contact: Dr. Paolo Carrabba, ENEA, fax: +39 6 3048 4630, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
<C5,5,0,0,0,0>WORLD CONSERVATION CONGRESS: The meeting of IUCN members, partners and other conservationists will take place at the Palais de Congress, Montreal, Canada, from 12-24 October 1996. The three-and-a-half day workshop programme aims to find new and innovative ways to tackle the challenges that face the Earth, to harmonize views and action plans and to formulate tangible ways to move ahead and make a difference. Contact Ricardo Bayon, Special Assistant to the Director General, 28 Rue de Mauverney, CH-1196, Gland, Switzerland; tel : +41 22 999-0001, fax: +41 22 999-0002; e-mail: rib@hq.IUCN.ch. Also try http://w3.iprolink.ch/iucnlib or http://www.IUCN.org .
<C5,5,0,0,0,0>FIFTH GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FORUM: GBF-5 is scheduled for the weekend before COP-3, from 2-3 November 1996 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For information on submitting abstracts or attending the forum contact: Jeffrey McNeely, Chief Scientist, IUCN-The World Conservation Union, 28 Rue Mauverney, CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland; tel: +41 22 999-0001; fax: +41 22 999-0025; e-mail: email@example.com.
<C5,5,0,0,0,0>THIRD CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES: COP-3 is scheduled for 4-15 November 1996 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a Ministerial Segment from 13- 14 November 1996. For more information contact: the CBD Secretariat, World Trade Centre, 413 St. Jacques Street, Office 630, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2Y 1N9; tel: +1 (514) 288 22 20; fax: +1 (514) 288 65 88; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORLD FOOD SUMMIT: The FAOs World Food Summit, scheduled for 13- 17 November 1996 in Rome, Italy, is expected to renew international commitment to eradicating hunger and malnutrition and achieving food security, and adopt a policy and plan of action document. For information contact: the World Food Summit Secretariat, FAO, viale delle Terme di Caracalla, I-00100, Rome, Italy; tel: +39-6/5225 2932; fax: +39-6/5225 5249; e-mail: email@example.com. Also try the World Food Summit Web site at http://www.fao.org.
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