European Mineral Day
Stand n° 30
The European Minerals Day (EMD) is an initiative by the European minerals sectors and related organisations providing European citizens with the opportunity to explore the world of minerals and discover more about an industry that affects every aspect of our lives. www.mineralsday.eu
Green Spiders Network
Stand n° 31
The Green Spider Network (GSN) is a network of communication professionals from environment ministries and agencies in Europe. The network promotes informal coordination of activities among its members and provides a platform for exchanging information and best practices in the field of environmental communication.
Stand n° 34
The United Nations works through its agencies, programmes and conventions to highlight biodiversity loss, provide solutions and lead the international negotiation process and implementation of the convention on biological diversity. Through the Global Environment Facility and the Pan-European strategy, the UN also provides expertise on pan_European cooperation in this field. www.unbrussels.org
Stand n° 35
LiveDiverse is an international inter-disciplinary research project which focuses on interface between livelihoods and biodiversity. It will produce knowledge for improving and assessing value-based strategies, which promotes sustainable livelihoods and the preservation of ecosystems. Case study areas selected are from Costa Rica, India, South Africa and Vietnam, where the project actively engages with local stakeholders and partners.
Stand n° 37
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environmental and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the world and brings governments, NGOs, United Nations agencies, companies and local communities together to develop and implement policy, laws and best practice.
The Regional Environmental Center (REC)
Stand n° 46
The Regional Environmental Centre (REC) is an international organisation with a mission to assist in solving environmental problems. The REC fulfils this mission by promoting cooperation among governments, NGOs, businesses and other environmental stakeholders, and by supporting the free exchange of information and public participation in environmental decision-making. www.rec.org