Bolivia Expects 5,000 Foreigners at Climate Forum

February 8, 2010

La Paz — Bolivia’s government says it expects thousands of activists, environmentalists and scientists to travel to the Andean nation for conference on climate change.

Bolivia’s foreign minister, David Choquehuanca, estimates roughly 5,000 foreigners will attend the event. The 3-day forum kicks off on April 20 in the city of Cochabamba.

Bolivian President Evo Morales announced in January that he would invite activists, scientists and government officials from around the world to an alternative conference following the failure of a climate change summit in Copenhagen to produce binding agreements.

Choquehuanca said Monday that topics will include a ”universal proposal for the rights of mother earth.”

Source: AP

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: