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Austrian Botanic Gardens Working Group

Identification number in the register: 59846467501-19
Registration date: 19/12/2011 17:54:23

The information on this entity was last modified on: 24/11/2014 09:40:56
The date of the last annual update was: 24/11/2014 09:40:56

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Austrian Botanic Gardens Working Group



    Section of registration

IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions

Academic institutions

    Contact details

Rennweg, 14
WIEN 1030

(+43) 1 4277 54198

(+43) 1 4277 9548

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Michael Kiehn

elected representative

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Michael Kiehn

elected representative

    Goals / remit

Founded in 1998, the Austrian Botanic Gardens Working group (ABGW) today comprises 18 members. They represent different types of Botanic Gardens (federal, state, public university, private) as well as different collection sizes (from less than 400 species in a specialized university garden to more than 25.000 species in the Austrian Federal Gardens).
One aim of the ABGW is to coordinate and optimize seed exchange and conservation programs (incl. seed banking) in accord with CBD-regulations incl. ABS issues and in line with Target 8 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation of the CBD, e.g. by looking into seed collection activities.
More information about the ABGW (in German) can be found at the ABGW-homesite:

  • European
  • global
  • national


EU-Richtlinie zur Umsetzung des Nagoya-Protokolls der Convention on Biological Diversity

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    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Climate Action
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Research and Technology

    Membership and affiliation



EU Consortium of Botanical Gardens
IABG International Association of Botanical Gardens

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

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Allfällige Kosten (z.B. Reise- oder Veranstaltungskosten) werden derzeit von den Mitgliederorganisationen direkt übernommen, so dass die Arbeitsgemeinschaft selbst kein eigenes Budget benötigt.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.