Rebeca Grynspan Meets Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of Environment and Forests

16 Oct 2012

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Ms. Rebeca Grynspan, UN Associate Administrator and UNDP Associate Administrator met with Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of Environment and Forests, Government of India during the Eleventh Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biodiversity Diversity. The Minister acknowledged UNDP’s strength in promoting international cooperation on development and innovation, and UNDP’s support in making learning a shared experience across nations. She said UNDP could play an important role as a bridge across nations to catalyse biodiversity conservation.

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About Rebeca Grynspan

Rebeca Grynspan was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the position of UN Under-Secretary-General and UNDP Associate Administrator effective 1 February, 2010. Before joining the United Nations, Ms. Grynspan was elected Vice-President of Costa Rica from 1994 to 1998.

About Lise Grande

Ms. Lise Grande is the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for India.