First joint International Hydrological Programme and Man and the Biosphere programme meeting for Africa and the Arab States: Towards COP 22 and implementing the 2030 Agenda

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, 20 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Morocco, Tanger
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

The overall objective of this joint meeting is to identify synergies between the Man and the Biosphere programme (MAB) and the International Hydrological Programme (IHP), especially in the context of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the preparations for the next Unites Nations climate change conference (COP22).

It is organized in response the recommendations of the Man and the Biosphere programme (MAB) strategy and its action plan, which were adopted in Lima in March 2016, as well as recommendations made by several consecutive International Hydrological Programme (IHP) Council meetings, encouraging them to find such synergies with other UNESCO programmes.

This event has recieved the official COP22 Label by the steering committee of COP22.