Press Release

Public Comments Invited regarding the Draft Report of the 4th Review on Implementation of the National Biodiversity Strategy of Japan

November 22, 2006

The inter-ministerial committee on the National Biodiversity Strategy of Japan has been conducting an annual review on implementation of the strategy. This year, the committee held its 4th review, and compiled a draft report of the review. The Ministry of the Environment (MOE), as the coordinating ministry, invites comments from the public regarding the draft report. After the public comment process is completed, the report will be finalized by the committee. The final report will be submitted to the Central Environment Council. Comments will be accepted from November 22 to December 12, 2006.

All procedures related to this invitation for public comment will be conducted in Japanese. Please submit comments in Japanese.

Access to the draft report (only in Japanese):
- The printed draft report will be prepared, and can be viewed for reading at the Ministry of the Environment.
- The draft is also posted on the web page of the Ministry of the Environment (

Submit to:
Biodiversity Policy Division, Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of the Environment
(Mail) No.5 Godochosha Building, 1-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8975
(FAX) +81-3-3591-3228

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