ECO IEST

Report
ECO-IEST Activity Report
to the 2nd Expert Group Meeting on
Biodiversity
November 2014, Antalya
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To generate knowledge through research and
studies on environment in ECO region
To strengthen human resources through training
and educational programs, seeking to expand
theoretical and practical knowledge
To promote scientific and technical cooperation
and exchange of experiences and .create a network
of experts in the region
To strengthen bilateral and multilateral cooperation to mobilize international assistance for
environmental conservation in the ECO region
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To strengthen the capacity of key actors in
environmental conservation in the region, and
promote exchange of information and experiences
with efficient management of resources
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Professional Training;
Information Sharing and Technology;
Networking, Scientific cooperation and Resource
mobilization;
CEPA.
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Secretariat Set-up and staffing
September-October 2011: Postgraduate Certificate
on Environmental Management (PCEM), :
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6 weeks Scholarship for 20 experts from the ECO region
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ECO Meeting on Transboundary Movement of
Biological Specimens and Species,
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Regional meeting in preparation of the 2nd session
of a plenary meeting on the Intergovernmental
Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
(IPBES),
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Establishment of the Network on Trans-boundary
Protected Areas (ongoing)
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International Conference on Biodiversity in Zagros
Region,
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Regional Workshop on Biodiversity,
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The 1st Conference on Wetlands Management and
Engineering,
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Workshop on Ecosystem Management of Wetlands,
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2nd
Regional
Meeting
on
Biodiversity
and
Ecosystem Services,
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Contribution to the 1st General Assembly of InterIslamic Network on Biotechnology,
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Contribution to the 1st National Conference on
Application of Nanotechnology in Industry, Mining,
Agriculture and Medicine,
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Regional
Conference
on
Environmental
Biotechnology,
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Contribution to the 5th South and Central Asian
MAB Network (SACAM) Meeting in Islamabad,
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ECO Experts Meeting on Climate Change and
Biodiversity in Islamabad
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Contribution to the Workshop on Harnessing Climate
Change Financing for Forests in Central Asia;
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International Forum on Environmental Ethics;
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Contribution to the Conference on Emerging Trends in
Life Sciences for Sustainable Development in Lahore
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Japan;
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France;
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Norway;
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Germany: Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ);
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Switzerland: Energy Pact Foundation;
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EU; DEVCO
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D8 Group;
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United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF);
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP);
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World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEPWCMC)
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Framework Plan of Action on Environment
Cooperation and Global Warming;
Combating desertification;
TBPAs
Building Development and Finance Planning
Frameworks for Effective Management of
Ecosystem Services.
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Thanks for your attention
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