July: Symposium Architecture of a Climate Regime after 2012 (Die Architektur des Klimaregimes nach 2012) on the occasion of the 70th birthday of Ernst von Weizsäcker at the Parliamentary Society in Berlin, Germany, organized by the Wuppertal Institute
August: Meeting and Strategy Discussion with Prof. Sigmund Kvalöy and Christine von Weizsäcker in Singsas, Norway
September: Ceremony of Awarding the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Großes Kreuz des Bundesverdienstorden) to Ernst von Weizsäcker for his environmental contributions In Berlin by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany
November: Awarding of the Bavarian Nature Protection Award 2009 to Christine von Weizsäcker by the Bund Naturschutz in Bavaria in Munich, Germany
November: Meeting of Dr. Susanne Gura, recently elected President of the new umbrella organisation of Preservation Breeders (Dachverband der Erhaltungszüchter) and Christine von Weizsäcker, in Emmendingen, Germany
December: Memorial Service for Edward Goldsmith, founding member of Ecoropa, in London, UK. Ecoropa members present at the service were Hermann Hatzfeldt, Claus Biegert, Isabel Bermejo, Agnès Bertrant, Nick Hildyard, Diana Schumacher, Christine von Weizsäcker, with the Goldsmith Family, “The Ecologist”, Green Party UK, Research Foundation, Delhi, Ecoropa and others.
February: Group of Friends of the Co-Chairs on Liability and Redress
Participation in the First meeting of the Group of the Friends of the Co-Chairs Concerning Liability and Redress in the Context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety in Mexico City, Mexico.
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: Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-sharing (WGABS 7)
Participation in the Seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-sharing (WGABS 7) in Paris, France
April: Working Group on Gender of the German NGO Forum Environment and Development
Meeting of the Working Group on Gender of the German NGO Forum Environment and Development with a presentation on Gender and Biodiversity at the German Federal Agency for Nature Protection in Bonn, Germany
May: European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies: Ethical Aspects of Synthetic Biology
Round Table on the Ethical Aspects of Synthetic Biology by the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies, the Advisory Group to the European Commission, in Brussel, Belgium, with Helena Paul and Christine von Weizsäcker as invited participants,
June: WECF Symposium „Innovation for Sustainability. The Crisis as an Opportunity”
Symposium Innovation for Sustainability. The Crisis as an Opportunity for the 15th Anniversary of Women in Europe for a Common Future, in Den Haag, Netherlands, with Christine von Weizsäcker as panelist and chair, and Antje Lorch and Willem Hoogendijk as participants
June: Expert Group on Traditional Knowledge associated with Genetic Resources
Participation in the Group of Technical and Legal Experts on Traditional Knowledge associated with Genetic Resources in Hyderabad, India
June: "Biodiversity and Gender" at the German Federal Agency for Nature Protection
Lecture by Christine von Weizsäcker at the invitation of the German Federal Agency for Nature Protection Biodiversity and Gender in Dessau, Germany
August: Founding of ENSSER
Founding of the association European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER) and registration at the German Consulate in Tromsö, Norway; organized by the ENSSER preparation team and the GenÖk-Institute, at the University of Tromsö; amongst the founding members Hartmut Meyer, Ricarda Steinbrecher and Christine von Weizsäcker
September: Symposium "Biodiversity: Ensuring Food Security?!"
Lecture by Christine von Weizsäcker Biodiversity – what does it matter for us at the Symposium Biodiversity: Ensuring Food Security?! at the Museum of Natural History, Vienna, Austria, organized by ARGE Schöpfungsverantwortung
September: ENSSER meeting
Extraordinary General Meeting of the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER) in Berlin, Germany with the presence of several Ecoropa members, including Hartmut Meyer as coordinator and Ricarda Steinbrecher as member of the Board
October: NABU Advisory Board meeting
Meeting of the Advisory Board of Naturschutzbundes Deutschland, NABU (Birdlife Germany) of which Christine von Weizsäcker is a member, in Wallnau on the isle of Fehmarn, Germany
October: WECF Board of Trustees
Women in Europe for a Common Future Board of Trustees meeting with Christine von Weizsäcker as president, in Utrecht, Netherlands
November: GENET Meeting & Seminar
Meeting & Seminar of GENET of which Ecoropa is a member organisation, in Vienna, Austria
October: Meeting of the Chamber on Sustainable Development of the Council of the Protestant Church in Germany
Meeting of the Chamber on Sustainable Development of the Council of the Protestant Church in Germany (Rat der Evangelischen Kirche in Deutschland) in Hannover, Germany with Christine von Weizsäcker as member and co-author of the biofuels study
October: Lecture Tour in Japan in preparation of COP10 and MOP5
Lecture Tour by Christine von Weizsäcker in Japan in preparation of MOP5 and COP10 of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya at the invitation of Japanese NGOs, including meetings with City of Nagoya and Aichi prefecture officials, students, press, both Houses of the Japanese Parliament and the Minister of Environment, in Nagoya and Tokyo, organized by the MOP 5 Citizens Network, Aichi Prefecture International Forum on Interrelationsship between Nature and Human Beings
November: Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8j (WG8J 6)
Participation in the Sixth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions (WG8J 6) in Montreal, Canada
November: Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS WG8)
Participation in the Eigth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS WG 8) in Montreal, Canada