Conservation International will host the next meeting of the International Blue Carbon Policy Working Group will be in Arlington, VA USA, where approximately 25 experts on climate change and coastal policy issues will coming together to discuss policy developments and needs on Blue Carbon, particularly the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

    Participant list
    UNFCCC agenda items and documents

    Blue carbon Initiative Scientific Working Group. Photo courtesy of CI.

    Blue carbon Initiative Scientific Working Group. Photo courtesy of CI.

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Blue Carbon Event Calendar

  • July 7, 2015 - July 10, 2015

    Our Common Future Under Climate Change
    UNESCO, Paris France

    This four-day conference will be the largest forum for the scientific community to come together ahead of the 21st UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP21), which will be hosted by France in December 2015 (“Paris Climate 2015”). Building on the results of IPCC 5th Assessment Report (AR5), the Conference will address key issues concerning climate change in the broader context of global change. It will offer an opportunity to discuss solutions for both mitigation and adaptation issues. The Conference will also welcome Side Events organized by different stakeholders. For more information please visit their website here.

  • September 23, 2015 - September 25, 2015

    Blue Carbon Initiative’s Scientific Working Group Meeting
    Zanzibar, Tanzania

    The workshop will bring together the research community and regional leaders to assess the status of Sub Saharan Africa’s coastal wetland systems and identify knowledge gaps and opportunities for future research.