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You may find impressions of the 23rd MAB ICC session and the field trip to the Biosphere reserve Oberlausitz here.


MAB ICC 2011

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MAB ICC 2011 in Dresden, Germany

The 23rd session of the International Coordinating Council of UNESCO's Programme "Man and the Biosphere" has taken place in the city of Dresden from 28 June to 1 July 2011.

Germany has hosted the MAB Council for the first time.

The MAB ICC has added 18 new biosphere reserves to the World Network, issued recommendations on periodic review reports of biosphere reserves and revised its own statutes. View all documents and the main conclusions and recommendations of the 23rd ICC session here.

The meeting convened 40 years after the 1st MAB-ICC session.

On this occassion, a high-level international conference themed "For life, for the future. Biosphere reserves and climate change" was held in Dresden antecendent to the ICC session.

Sustainable event

The 23rd ICC session has been organized in a sustainable way. You find more information here.

40 years of MAB

UNESCO's Programme "Man and the biosphere" (MAB) celebrated its 40th anniversary in Dresden.

More information on the MAB history here.