Linking Biological and Cultural Diversity in Europe

UNESCO-Florence sponsor

1st European Conference for the Implementation of the UNESCO-SCBD Joint Programme on Biological and Cultural Diversity

Linking Biological and Cultural Diversity in Europe

8-11 April 2014, Florence, Italy



Click here to see the General Programme of the Conference and click here to download the Detailed Programme.

Download the text of the Joint Programme and the flyer of the UNESCO-SCBD Programme.

Click here to see the concept note of the Conference.

Download the Abstract Book of the Conference.

Download the List of Experts attending the meeting for the drafting of the Florence Declaration.


Download the Florence Declaration on the Links Between Biological and Cultural Diversity.



Scientific Committee

Prof. Mauro Agnoletti (chair), University of Florence, Italy

Prof. Margherita Azzari, University of Florence, Italy

Dr. Matthias Bürgi, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf

Dr. Pavlina Misikova, Ministry of the Environment, Slovakia

Prof. Diego Moreno, University of Genova, Italy

Prof. Lars Östlund, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden

Dr. John Parrotta, USDA Forest Service, Washington DC, USA

Dr. Ana Persic, UNESCO

Prof. Pier Luigi Petrillo, Unitelma, Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

Dr. John Scott, Convention on Biological Diversity



Publishing of the papers:

A selection of papers will be published in a book with the publisher Springer Verlag and in a special number of the journal Biodiversity and Conservation. Papers to be published have been selected by the scientific committee, among the ones presented in the conference sessions.



Conference Secretariat:

Further information and conference secretariat: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Laboratory for Landscape and Cultural Heritage, Department of Agricultural Food and Forestry Systems (GESAAF), University of Florence. Via San Bonaventura 13, 50145 Florence, Italy.



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