Invitation to the Fourth Session of the EABRN Training Webinar Series 2023

When :

from Wednesday 12 April, 2023
to Wednesday 12 April, 2023

In order to share the outstanding research and governance experiences of the biosphere reserves (BRs), facilitate the capacity building of member countries and enhance the influence of the East Asia Biosphere Reserves Network (EABRN). From 1 March to 10 May 2023, the EABRN Secretariat will organize a series of online training workshops and, with the advice of the Steering Committee members, will invite experts and academics in relevant fields to act as trainers for the training webinars, focusing on a range of topics in the field of environmental conservation and reserve area management. Please find the themes and arrangements at the end of this article.


We would like to invite all EABRN members, students and experts from universities, research institutions and UNESCO Chairs to join us in the webinar. The webinars will be in English. Please find the registration access below. The participants will be awarded a training certificate by the UNESCO Beijing office on the successful completion of each of the training sessions.


For the 4th training webinar:



Panel Discussion on the Sharm El-Sheikh Implementation



12 April 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Beijing time) 



Prof. Shahbaz Khan PhD, DSc

Director of UNESCO Multisectoral Office for East Asia and the UNESCO Representative to the People’s Republic of China, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia and the Republic of Korea




Programme Specialist for Natural Sciences, UNESCO Beijing Office


Panellists and key messages to convey:

  • Dr. Christian Schwarzer

Co-Founder and Global Coordinator of Global Youth Biodiversity Network

Key message: The need to better link the Biodiversity and Climate processes and to focus on joint approaches for implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework and avoid false solutions


  • Dr. WANG Binbin

Executive Secretary General of Global Alliance of Universities on Climate

Key message: Challenges & Opportunities of the global climate governance


  • Dr. Mirna Ines Fernandez Pradel

Policy Co-coordinator of Global Youth Biodiversity Network

Key message: The role of rightsholders and access rights in implementing the Sharm El-Sheikh Implementation Plan


Participate via Zoom

Registration Link:



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The themes and dates for this webinar series are as below (10:00 am-12:00 pm Beijing Time, every other Wednesdays):


  1. 1 March 2023: 

Biosphere Reserves for Education for Sustainable Development

  1. 15 March 2023: 

Disaster Risk Management

  1. 29 March 2023: 

Information Technology for Nature Management

  1. 12 April 2023: 

Panel Discussion on the Sharm El-Sheikh Implementation Plan

  1. 26 April 2023: 

Biodiversity Conservation

  1. 10 May 2023:

Post-pandemic BR Management and Development – Ecotourism




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