7th Meeting of the World Network of Island and Coastal Biosphere Reserves

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 - 9:30am to Saturday, 16 September 2017 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Republic of Korea, Jeju
Type of Event: 
Category 4- International Congress
Contact: 
Miguel Clüsener-Godt / m.clusener-godt@unesco.org

UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme and the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province are organizing the 7th Meeting of the World Network of Island and Coastal Biosphere Reserves and the 5th Training Course for Island and Coastal Biosphere Reserve Managers from 12 to 16 September 2017 at the Jeju World Natural Heritage Centre, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea.

The purpose of these training courses is to provide biosphere reserve managers with an opportunity to share experiences and build capacities for climate change adaption and achieving sustainable development.

In order to achieve the objectives of the training courses the following topics will be addressed: climate change impacts on island and coastal regions and good practices; renewable energy, ecotourism and eco-education programmes; regional marketing for biosphere reserves; and management policy and land-use planning.