June: Cartagena Protocol MOP1
Participation in the First Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
June: Earth Dialogues Barcelona
Participation in the Earth Dialogues Barcelona: The Ethical Dimensions of the Evolving Security and Sustainability Agendas in the Mediterranean and the World at Large in Barcelona, Spain, organized by Green Cross International, Cambra de Comerce de Barcelona and Forum Barcelona 2004
February: Convention on Biological Diversity COP7
Participation in the 7th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
March: Working Group on Biodiversity of the German NGO Forum Environment and Development
Meeting of the Working Group on Biodiversity of the German NGO Forum Environment and Development, in Bonn, Germany
April: VDW Study group on Biotechnology
Meeting of the Study Group on Biotechnology of the Federation of German Scientists (Vereinigung Deutscher Wissenschaftler, VDW) in Berlin, Germany
April: Working Group on Biotechnology of the World Council of Churches
Meeting of the Working Group on Biotechnology of the World Council of Churches, in Château de Bossey, Switzerland
April: „The Role of Civil Society in International Environmental Negotiations“
Participation in the 18th International Training Course in Security Policy (ITC) and 5th New Issues in Security Course (NISC), with a seminar on „The Role of Civil Society in International Environmental Negotiations“, in Geneva, Switzerland, organized by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)
May: Development of Training Materials for the BCH Capacity-Building Project
Participation in the Workshop on Development of Training Materials for the BCH Capacity-Building Project in Château de Bossey, Switzerland, organized by UNEP-GEF Biosafety Unit
May: German Parliamentary Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development on „The Role of Biodiversity in Development Cooperation"
Participation in a Public Hearing of the German Parliamentary Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development on The Role of Biodiversity in Development Cooperation, in Berlin, Germany
May: Advisory Board of Birdlife Germany
Meeting of the Advisory Board of Naturschutzbundes Deutschland, NABU (Birdlife Germany) in Witzenhausen, Germany
September: Working Group on Biodiversity of the German NGO Forum Environment and Development
Meeting of the Working Group on Biodiversity of the German NGO Forum Environment and Development, in Bonn, Germany
October: VDW meeting "The Precautionary Principle as Guiding Concept for Science and Politics"
Annual Meeting of Federation of German Scientists (Vereinigung Deutscher Wissenschaftler, VDW) on The Precautionary Principle as Guiding Concept for Science and Politics in Berlin, Germany
October: NGO Workshop on the Cartagena Protocol its Article 18
NGO Training Workshop on the Cartagena Protocol and the upcoming UN Workshop on Article 18.2 with an introduction by Christine von Weizsäcker, in Bonn, Germany, organized the Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (EED)
November: UN Workshop on Capacity Building under the Cartagena Protocol
UN-Workshop on Capacity-building and Exchange of Experiences as related to the Implementation of Paragraph 2 of Article 18 of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, organized in Bonn, Germany, by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and UNEP; with a lecture by Christine von Weizsäcker on Documentation Requirements under Article 18.2a and some of their many Layers of Dynamic Complexity
June: Advisory Board of Birdlife Germany
Meeting of the Advisory Board of Naturschutzbundes Deutschland, NABU (Birdlife Germany) in Braunschweig, Germany
December: Roundtable on Social Investment
Participation in the roundtable The Social Investment Agenda in the German Agency for Technological Cooperation (GTZ), Berlin, Germany, organized by The Global Exchange for Social Investment
December: Expert consultation for Capacity Building for the BCH
Participation in the consultation of regional scientists and technical experts for the UNEP-GEF Capacity Building Project for the Biosafety Clearing House (BCH), in Geneva, Switzerland, organized by UNEP