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Christine von Weizsäcker, Helena Paul, Ricarda Steinbrecher and Antje Lorch participated in the 21st Meeting of the Subsidary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 21) in Montreal.
During SBSTTA 21, Christine von Weizsäcker and other Ecoropa members and/or other civil society representatives met with the Theresa Mundita Lim, Chair of SBSTTA-Bureau, the Secretariat team, the COP 13 Precidency Mr. Hamdallah Zedan, and with the new Executive Secretary of the CBD Cristina Pasca Palmer. Issues at these meetings included the Conflict of Interest Iniative, Gene drives, and facilities for civil society at COP 13 in Sharm-El-Scheich.