Monchengladbach, GERMANY: Dr. Goodall's Keynote Address at Pioneers of the World Event

Jun 6 2012

8:00 p.m.



On June 6, 2012, Dr. Goodall will give a keynote speech at the Pioneers of the World event in Monchengladbach, Germany.

In her speech, Dr. Goodall, will bring her audience into the world of the Gombe chimpanzees―from her early observations and experiences to the latest news and stories from the field.

Dr. Goodall will also share information about the work of the Jane Goodall Institute, which continues her pioneering research and celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2012. Today, the Institute is a global leader in the effort to protect chimpanzees and their habitats. It also is widely recognized for establishing innovative community-centered conservation and development programs in Africa, and Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots, the Institute’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program.

The audience will be composed of more than 900 business, governmental and civil society leaders from throughout Germany. Dr. Goodall will also sign the golden book for the city of Monchengladbach accompanied by the city's Lord Mayor. Past speakers at this event have included such world leaders as the Dalai Lama, Kofi Annan and Mikhail Gorbachev.



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