20.05.2015 - Natural Sciences Sector

Discussing mountain sustainable development in the Caucasus

International Roundtable Meeting ‘Man and Biosphere’ © Miguel Clüsener Godt

The Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme was invited to participate in the International Roundtable Meeting ‘Man and Biosphere’, taking place in Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation from 19-20 May 2015. The meeting has welcomed scientists as well as directors and specialists of national parks of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and the North-Caucasian Republics of the Russian Federation.

The objective of the meeting is to prepare the VIII International Conference ‘Science, Education and Advocacy Activities – Basis for Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories’, which will take place in Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation, during 1-16 October 2016.

MAB is also advising the authorities on the possibility of establishing a Category II Centre focused on mountain sustainable development and a biosphere reserve in North Ossetia-Alania, Russian Federation.

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