UNESCO Man and Biosphere ráðstefna – á ensku.

Event will be streamed live and recording made available online:

Welcome address
Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Climate

The Man and Biosphere programme and UNESCO Biosphere Reserves Sustainable Territories, Resilient Communities
Dr. António Abreu, Portugal

Snæfellsnes; Iceland’s first UNESCO Man and Biosphere area?
Ragnhildur Sigurðardóttir, Manager of Snæfellsnes Regional Park

Snæfellsjökull National Park
Hákon Ásgeirsson, Park Manager, Snæfellsjökulsþjóðgarður

Climate Change; Education and Research
Dr. Bjarni Diðrik Sigurðsson, Agricultural University of Iceland

Paúl do Boquilobo – A biosphere reserve with a strong connection to agriculture and a lot of biodiversity
Case study from Portugal
Mario Antunes Manager of Paúl do Boquilobo UNESCO Man and Biosphere area

Þingvellir; UNESCO World Heritage Site
Einar Á. E. Sæmundsen Director of Þingvellir National Park

Sustainable Tourism Roadmaps in Biosphere Reserves
Case study from Portugal
Cristina Abreu, Portugal

Conference Administrator
Dr. Margrét Jónsdóttir Njarðvik, rektor Bifröst University

– *Prior to the conference, at 10:00 am a guided bus tour around the local area is offered to all those interested. The tour leaves the from the National Park Visitor Center at Hellissandur. Please register.

– Please register in advance via email: ragnhildur@snaefellsnes,is, for organizers to keep number for lunch, seating and bus tour.

– Local food will be served in the Röst social center, Hellissandi at 12:30pm

– The conference will be streamed live and the recording made available after the conference.

– All participation is free – everyone welcome! 

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