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Infopoint conference OCTs and EU

From the Poles to the Tropics- All you want to know about the Association of the OCTs with the EU and never dared asking

InfoPoint Lunch-time conference

The conference will provide detailed information about the association between the European Union and the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs), starting by outlining how it came to be, its goals and the instruments to achieve those goals. Followed by explanations on programming and differences with ACP (Africa, Caribbean and Pacific) context.

 23.01.2015.  12.30 - 14.00.

Open to the public, registration needed.

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Past events

Logo Guadaloupe conference. October 2014

International Conference on Biodiversity and Climate Change: from Strategies to Action

This high-level meeting follows one held in July 2008 in the island of La Réunion, under the French Presidency of the European Union. It aims to assess, six years after its adoption, the implementation of the “Message from Reunion Island”, and define a new roadmap and priorities for action.

22-25 October 2014

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Logo. SERA Conference. 17-21 Nov. 2014

2nd Conference of SERA (Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia): from large to small islands

17-21 November. Nouméa, New Caledonia. Nouvata Park

This conference aims to bring together land managers, scientists and practitioners who work in biodiversity restoration at a time of significance for the region's species, ecosystems and landscapes with a focus on restoration of degraded sites, in particular in island regions. 

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SIDS Conference

UN Conference on Small Island States

Apia, Samoa, 1-4 September 2014

International Day for Biological Diversity logo

22 May 2014. International Day for Biological Diversity

The United Nations proclaimed 22 May the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The theme for 2014 is Island Biodiversity.

NetBiome-CSA First International Conference logo

NetBiome-CSA First International Conference "Boosting sustainable development from high biodiversity: Prospects for green and blue growth in ORs and OCTs"

27 May 2014. Gran Canaria Island, Spain

Hosted by the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) at their facilities.

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5th Annual Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) Steering Committee Meeting

Washington D.C., 18 to 20 February 2014


Call for Island Bright Spot recommendations

20-25 October 2013, Marseille, France

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