2014 Events

March

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

April

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.

June

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

September

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

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