12th Consultation meeting of the International Support Group for the Man and the Biosphere programme (ISG-MAB)
The International Support Group was created to advise the Secretariat of the Man and the Biosphere programme (MAB) on the implementation of the Madrid Action Plan (MAP) and other relevant aspects of the MAB Programme. The group is open to the participation of all Member States who have their Delegations at UNESCO Headquarters; it meets once or twice per year.
During this meeting, the Secretariat will provide updates on the following topics:
- Main developments and achievements of the MAB Programme since the 11th ISG Meeting, held in March 2015;
- Results of the 27th Session of the International Co-ordinating Council of the MAB Programme;
- Up-coming 22nd Session of the International Advisory Committee on Biosphere Reserves (IACBR) to take place on 25-28 January 2016;
- Preparation of the 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves to be held on 14-17 March 2016 in Lima, Peru.
This 12th ISG-MAB Consultation Meeting will be chaired by H.E. Mr Michael Worbs, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Germany to UNESCO.