Director-General participates in the information session on the Category 2 Centre on Mediterranean Biosphere Reserves

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On 7 October, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, took part in an information session for Permanent Delegations and Observers to UNESCO on the Category 2 Centre on Mediterranean Biosphere Reserves, entitled 'Two Coastlines United by Their Culture and Nature', under the auspices of UNESCO.

The meeting took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris with the participation of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to UNESCO, HE Mr Juan Manuel de Barandica y Luxán, the President of the Abertis Foundation, Mr Salvador Alemany, the Director of the Abertis Foundation, Dr Sergi Loughney, the Director of the Autonomous Organization of National Parks of Spain, Mr Basilio Rada, and the Scientific Representative of the Category II Centre, Professor Marti Boada.
This is the first category 2 centre to be associated with the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme. 

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