The Opening Seremony 26.02.2008

Logo Svalbard Globale frøhvelv

 

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All photo: Mari Tefre/Svalbard Global Seed Vault

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The Entrance of Svalbard Global Seed Vault.

 

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The Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg

     

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Carry Fowler, executive director of Global Crop Diversity Trust, interviewedby Mr. Fredrik Skavland

 

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Mr. Skavland with W. Matthai.

     

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The Sami musician Mari Boine

 

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Guests at the opening ceremony, amongst them FAO director Jacques Diouff and EU-president José Manuel Barroso.

     

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Seedbox carried into the vault by Ola Westengen, operation manager.

 

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Seed boxes stored inside the vault.

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