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6th Working Group Meeting (WGM) on Environment in Photos

6th Working Group Meeting (WGM) on Environment, which was held from 1-2 June 2016 in Islamabad-Pakistan

IPBES-4 in Photos

The Fourth Session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-4) was held 21-28 February 2016 in Kuala Lumpur.

Five years at a glance

5 years activities in photos

4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves in photos

The 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves was held from 14 March to 17 March 2016 at Lima in Peru.
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The extraordinary session of the Council of Ministers of the (ECO) in New York
The Extraordinary Session of the ECO Council of Ministers (COM) was held on 23rd September 2016 on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
ECO-IEST Participated in the 2nd Huangshan Dialogue on UNESCO Sites and Sustainable Development
The International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) under the auspices of UNESCO and the Huangshan City Administration, custodians of the World Mixed Heritage site and Global Geopark of Huangshan Mountains, will convene the 2nd Huangshan Dialogue in September 2016.
ECO-IEST's Contribution to the IUCN Word Conservation Congress : Conserving life on Earth
ECO-IEST's Contribution to the IUCN Word Conservation Congress : Conserving life on Earth, Dr Asghar Mohammadi Fazel, President of ECO Institute of Environmental Science and Technology was invited to participate in this Congress, and also had a speech on "ECO and Environment" in this Congress.
ECO Secretary General paid an Official Visit to Afghanistan
ECO Secretary General, Mr. Halil Ibrahim Akca and his delegation visited Kabul from 6 to 7 September 2016, in response to invitation made by the honourable Minister of Economy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mr. Abdul Sattar Murad.
New sites in the ECO region inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
The World Heritage Committee, on the 40th session, inscribed eight new sites on the List: one transnational site (in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan), and others in Iran, Canada, Chad, China, Iraq, Mexico and Sudan.
The Extraordinary Session of the ECO Council of Ministers (COM) was held on 23rd September 2016 on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
The International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) under the auspices of UNESCO and the Huangshan City Administration, custodians of the World Mixed Heritage site and Global Geopark of Huangshan Mountains, will convene the 2nd Huangshan Dialogue in September 2016.
ECO-IEST's Contribution to the IUCN Word Conservation Congress : Conserving life on Earth, Dr Asghar Mohammadi Fazel, President of ECO Institute of Environmental Science and Technology was invited to participate in this Congress, and also had a speech on "ECO and Environment" in this Congress.
ECO Secretary General, Mr. Halil Ibrahim Akca and his delegation visited Kabul from 6 to 7 September 2016, in response to invitation made by the honourable Minister of Economy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mr. Abdul Sattar Murad.
The World Heritage Committee, on the 40th session, inscribed eight new sites on the List: one transnational site (in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan), and others in Iran, Canada, Chad, China, Iraq, Mexico and Sudan.
Special News
Azerbaijan and Germany have signed a financing contract and a special agreement on "Program for support of the reserved areas of Azerbaijan, Zagatala-Balakan...
In a meeting with the ECO Secretary General, new Pakistani ambassador, H.E. Mr. Asif Durrani presented his credentials as the Permanent Representative...
Top conservation players announced at the IUCN World Conservation Congress currently taking place in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA, a new partnership that will...
The first edition of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) ministerial meeting on tourism opened on Monday 29 August 2016, in the northwestern Iranian city...
Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran’s vice president and head of the Department of the Environment (DoE), said on Sunday 28 August 2016, that she had reached an agreement...
On Saturday 20 August 2016, Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Kazakhstan...
On Saturday 13 August 2016, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that the country has lifted a ban on the dispatch of tourists to...
On Monday eighth of August 2016 at theat the invitation of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and president...
Meeting of the Caspian littoral states' Foreign Affairs Ministers aimed to discuss a draft convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea will be held...
Foreign ministers of five Caspian Sea littoral states will gather in the Kazakh capital for a two-day meeting on July 12-13 to discuss the legal status...
ٍٍECO Secretary General Ambassador Halil Ibrahim Akca met on 22 June 2012 with H.E. Dr. Mohammad Bagher Nobakht, the Vice President of the Islamic Republic...
The ECO Institute of Environmental Science and Technology is honoured to release the 5 years activity report.
The United Nations' World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is annually observed on June 17 to highlight the urgent need to curb the desertification...
On Friday 10-June 2016, Deputy foreign ministers of the five Caspian Sea littoral states –Iran, Russia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan- wrapped...