26th International Advisory Committee for Biosphere Reserves

When :

from Monday 17 February, 2020
to Friday 21 February, 2020

Type of event :

Category 5-Advisory Committee

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Room VI, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

Ms Noëline Raondry Rakotoarisoa, n.raondry-rakotoarisoa@unesco.org

The 26th session of the International Advisory Committee for Biosphere Reserves (IACBR) will be held from 17 to 20 February 2020 at UNESCO Headquarters.

The International Advisory Committee for Biosphere Reserves, composed of 12 members, is the primary scientific and technical Committee body advising the International Co-ordinating Council (ICC) of the MAB Programme and its World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR) and the Director-General of UNESCO on matters pertaining to the WNBR: scientific and technical matters concerning the nomination of new sites and, changes and periodic reviews of sites already included in the WNBR, as well as the development, operation and monitoring of the WNBR which they constitute in accordance with the Seville Strategy and the Statutory Framework for the WNBR.