The 11th Southeast Asian Biosphere Reserves Network (SeaBRnet) Meeting: “Biosphere Reserves: Exploring Local Solutions for Global Sustainability

 Including a special session of the Asia-Pacific Biosphere Reserve Network Chiang Mai, Thailand, 21-25 May 2018       Theme and key sessions Under the theme “Biosphere Reserves: Exploring Local Solutions for Global Sustainability”, the 11th Southeast Asian Biosphere Reserves Network (SeaBRnet) meeting will be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand during 21-25 May 2018, and will include a...

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Regional Experts Group Meeting on the preparation of a Standard Framework for Biosphere Reserve Management informed by Sustainability Science

Tokyo, Japan, 2-3 March 2018       Background Within the framework of Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme, the Japan Funds-in-Trust  (JFIT) project “Biosphere Reserves Interconnected in Diverse Global Environments for Sustainability in Asia and the Pacific (BRIDGES) in AP” aims to promote sustainability science and sustainable economic and  social  development  across  the  region ...

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The 25th IHP Regional Steering Committee Meeting for Southeast Asia and the Pacific

in conjunction with UNESCO-JASTIP Joint Symposium on Intra-Regional Water Security and Disaster Management Manila, the Philippines, 13-16 November 2017     Download the RSC Report Download the Symposium Proceeding Background Faced with numerous water security challenges over the past decades, Asia and the Pacific has consistently engaged actively with UNESCO’s water science programmes, beginning...

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International Workshop on Promoting Biotechnology Education, Research and Knowledge Transfer in Asia and the Pacific

Final Dissemination Workshop for UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia co-hosted by UNESCO, the Regional Centre for Biotechnology and APCTT Faridabad, India, 15-16 October 2017 Background The UNESCO-JAPAN International Post-Graduate University Course in Microbiology (1973 to 2003) and the UNESCO-JAPAN Postgraduate Inter-University Course in Biotechnology (2004 to 2007) were successful and...

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UNESCO Special Session at AOGS Annual Meeting 2017

UNESCO Water Security Initiatives for Enhanced Resilience and 2030 Agenda Delivery in Asia and the Pacific Region in 14th Annual Meeting of Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS),8 August 2017, Singapore UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP) has placed water security at the heart of its eighth phase (2014-2021) defining it as “the capacity of a population to safeguard access to...

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