IUCN publishes a field guide after acheivements through the MEET ecotourism project

 MEET celebrates 3 years of ecotourism achievements in a closing ceremony in Barcelona after 3 years of activities with regional partners

Inauguration of the final Conference of the MEET project in Barcelona.

Hosted in Barcelona by the Generalitat de Catalunya Sustainability Department, the MEET network which involves  25 parks 9 institutions from 8 countries (Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Malta, Jordan, Lebanon and Tunisia), along with special guest speakers such as representatives from the Ministry of Environment in Jordan and Lebanon celebrated 3 years worth of achievments. 

The main achievement of the MEET project has been the establishment of the “MEET Network,” a set of partnerships across private and public sectors, whereby protected area managers and tour operators work together to coordinate the “MEET Ecotourism Catalogue”. The Final Conference was an opportunity to showcase the main achievements, as well as to launch the new field guide which IUCN ROWA has produced. 

This field guide aims at giving comprehensive information about the key species endangered, vulnerable or critically endangered in Lebanese and Jordanian protected areas of the MEET project.

for more information:

kindly contact, Lubna Qaryouti - project coordinator

[email protected] 

Location: 
West Asia
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