2014 Events


International conference 'Botanists of the Twenty-first Century: Roles, Challenges and Opportunities'
Date: 22 to 25 September 2014
Venue: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France


26th Session of the MAB International Co-ordinating Council (ICC)
Date: 10 - 13 June 2014
Venue: Jönkoping, East Vättern Landscape Biosphere Reserve, Sweden

Post-Icc Event ‘Social Enterprise & Biosphere Reserves’
Date: 15-16 June 2014
Venue: Lake Vänern Archipelago Biosphere Reserve, Sweden


4th Meeting of the Pacific Biosphere Reserves Network (PacMAB): Role of Biosphere Reserves in Sustainable Development in the Pacific
Date: 23-25 April 2014
Venue: Nadi, Fiji

Field excursion (fact-finding) to visit the potential Biosphere Reserves of Simien Mountains, Desa Forest, and Bale Mountains (Ethiopia), and existing Biosphere Reserves of Yaju, Sheka Forest, and Kafa
Participants: UNESCO, UNDP-GEF, the Ethiopian MaB Focal Point, the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority and other supporting bodies.
Date: April 2014

  • For more information, please contact Mr Benno Boer (b.boer(at)Unesco.org), Ecological Sciences Advisor – Ethiopia and African Union,  UNESCO Liaison Office in Addis Ababa with the African Union and the Economic Commission for Africa.


20th Meeting of the International Advisory Committee for Biosphere Reserves
Date: 17 - 20 March 2014
Venue: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

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