Ibero MAB

Gobernación del Magdalena
XVIII Meeting of the Network, held in the city of Santa Marta, Colombia, from 7 to 9 May 2018.

The Ibero-American MAB Network aims at strengthening the MAB Programme in Latin American and Caribbean countries, Spain and Portugal, notably by consolidating their MAB National Committees and co-operative links, and promoting the creation of new biosphere reserves.

The 18th Meeting of the Network, was held in the city of Santa Marta, Colombia, from 7 to 9 May 2018. The meeting was organized by the IberoMAB Network, the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia, the Governorate of Magdalena, the MAB Secretariat, the UNESCO Regional Office for Science for Latin America and the Caribbean, and the UNESCO Offices in San Jose and Quito.

The Action Plan of the Ibero-American and Caribbean Network of MAB Committees and Biosphere Reserves (IberoMAB) for the period 2018-2025, including the revision of its statutes and other aspects related to governance, financing, education and training, was approved at the conclusion of the meeting.

IberoMAB Network Bureau

President: Mexico
Vice-President: Chile
Secretariat: Spain

Focal point at the MAB Secretariat: Miguel Clüsener-Godt/ Maria Rosa Cárdenas

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