Euro-Mediterranean Network for ESD in UNESCO MAB Biosphere Reserves & other specially designated areas


The basic types of Activities of the Network will be:
1.The enrichment and adaptation of the draft training material (currently in English) “Education for Sustainable Development in MAB BRs and other Designated Protected Areas” in order to be used within projects of ESD and Intercultural Dialogue.
2. The translation and publication of the material in English, French and Arabic.
3. The publication’s distribution throughout the Mediterranean, using the MEdIES Network of educators, the MIO-ECSDE Network of NGOs and in cooperation with the UNESCO MAB Committees and the National Commissions of UNESCO.
4.The organization of regular meetings of the Network, on a yearly-basis, for coordination and training purposes.

Niveau d’intervention géographique

  • Local
  • National
  • Régional


  • Promouvoir une connaissance mutuelle de la diversité culturelle, ethnique, linguistique, religieuse
  • Construire un cadre de valeurs communes
  • Renforcer l'éducation de qualité et le développement de compétences interculturelles
  • Favoriser le dialogue au service du développement durable

Pays bénéficiaire (s) / Groupes cibles

  • Mediterranean countries

Principaux partenaires

With the support of UNESCO Venise Office
Hellenic Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs
Hellenic Ministry of Culture
Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works
The Greek National Commission for MAB UNESCO

Nom de l’organisation / Entité responsable principale

Mediterranean Information Office for Environment Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE)

01/01/2010 - 31/12/2010