Climate COP24

Poster The UN climate summits, the COP (Conference of the Parties) are global events which negotiate climate policy. Katowice, Poland hosted the event, Climate #COP24 in 2018. Key Links unfccc.int/katowice unfccc-cop24.streamworld.de Facebook: UNclimatechange Questions Will the conference and side events have livestreaming and archived video? Will press conferences be streamed online? Are there guidelines or …

Poland

Photo: Dennis Jarvis, Kraków Flowers Poland is bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north. Cities Kraków, Poland Planeta.com Poland Links Europe

Bialowieza Forest

Photo: Benno Hansen, Forest Elsewhere on the Web http://save-bialowieza.net Discussed at 41whc Following document online http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2017/whc17-41com-7BAdd-en.pdf Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1979, extensions in 1992 and 2014 Criteria (ix)(x) Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger N/A Previous Committee Decisions see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/33/documents/ International Assistance Requests approved: 0 …

Poland Links

Poland flag Links related to Poland presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Polish protesters block parliament over press freedom – BBC A window on what happens when populists come to power – Washington Post Elsewhere on the Web Ecological Tourism on Organic Farms in Poland http://turystykaodpowiedzialnie.pl http://sozosfera.pl Flickr Groups Beautiful Poland Time http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=262 Tourism Ministry …

Kraków, Poland

Photo: #41WHC, Closing Ceremony Kraków is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River in the Lesser Poland region, the city dates back to the 7th century. Museum of Municipal Engineering http://www.mim.krakow.pl/en Headlines A local’s guide to Kraków: 10 top tips Wikipedia Kraków Planeta.com Poland Cities

41st Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #41whc

Photo: Bartłomiej Banaszak, Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa, State of Conservation July 2-12, 2017 Kraków, Poland hosted the 41st Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee. The event is notable for its adoption of new world heritage sites as well as the potential for delisting sites that are not fulfilling their commitments. Planeta.com curated the highlights, headlines and a …

World Network of Biosphere Reserves, 2017 Status Report

Poster: Masurian Lakes Biosphere Reserve Publisher’s Note: We are editing and adding links to UNESCO Press Release The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, including four that straddle national boundaries. These additions were made during the MAB …