BfN Schriften 292 - Developing Strategies for the Future of Biodiversity Conservation in the UN Year of Biodiversity 2010. Third Sino‐German Workshop on Biodiversity Conservation
the theme of "Biodiversity is life. Biodiversity is our life.”, aimed at publicizing the sense of biodiversity conservation and the concept of harmony between human andnature.
As one of the contracting parties of UN Convention on Biological Diversity, the Chinese government attaches great im‐portance to the International Year of Bio‐diversity. To successfully host a series of activities for the whole year, China estab‐lished a National Committee for the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity, which is chaired by Vice Premier Li Keqiang, mem‐ber of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Commit‐tee, with members including leaders of 25 ministries and agencies at the national level