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The political monitoring by the Belgian National Focal Point to the Convention on Biological Diversity is carried out on a periodic basis, with the goal of informing about political processes related to biodiversity in Belgium and the EU: the Chamber, the Senate, the Walloon Parliament, the…
Political Monitoring - 26 January 2024 La Chambre / De Kamer 1.23/01/2024 | Commission de l'Environnement et du Climat | Commissie voor Leefmilieu and Klimaat | Page 1 Question de Mr. Senesael à Mme Khattabi sur "L'autorisation de l'utilisation du glyphosate" Vraag van Mr. Senesael Mw. Khattabi over…
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On March 25 and 26, 2024, the entire biodiversity informatics community of the Benelux will come to Naturalis Biodiversity Center, in Leiden. This year's theme is connecting research and policy, through effective use of biodiversity data.

In the context of a 2017 VLIR UOS project granted to the Universidad Católica Boliviana "San Pablo," the project’s focus was on promoting collaborative and community-centred research within the rural areas of the Bolivian Andes. This involved adopting a holistic and participatory approach to

Political Monitoring - 30 November 2023 La Chambre / De Kamer 1.16/11/2023 | Séance Plénière | Plenumvergadering | Page 8 Question de Mme Laveleye à Mr Clarinval sur "Les pesticides contenant des PFAS" Vraag van Mv. Laveleye aan M. Clarinval over "PFAS in gewasbeschermingsmiddelen" Parlement de…
You are cordially invited to the seminar Implementing green budgeting in Belgium: what does it mean? This seminar will take place in person, in Brussels, in the Panorama room of the KBR Belgium’s National Library on Thursday 21 December, from 09:30 to 14:00.
The aim of the event is to foster a comprehensive understanding of the challenges posed by microplastics in our marine ecosystems.
The conference aims at bringing together relevant actors in the field of conservation research and policy
Political Monitoring - 30 October 2023 La Chambre / De Kamer 1.03/10/2023 | Commissie voor Energie, Leefmilieu en Klimaat | Page 1 Samengevoegde vragen van Kurt Ravyts, Daniel Senesael en Greet Daems aan Vincent Van Quickenborne over "diepzeemijnbouw" Question jointes de Kurt Ravyts, Daniel Senesael…
Political Monitoring - 28 September 2023 La Chambre / De Kamer 1.19/07/2023 | Commissie voor Energie, Leefmilieu en Klimaat | Page 7 Vraag van Kurt Ravyts aan Zakia Khattabi over " het voorstel van Europese Commissie om de vergunning van glyfosaat met 10 jaar te verlengen " Question de Kurt Ravyts à…
Third Workshop on preventing the emergence of zoonotic diseases. The aim of this workshop is to present and discuss the outcome of the workshops organised during the first half of 2023, in particular the outcome of the 2nd workshop.
La nouvelle législation européenne pour lutter contre la déforestation et la dégradation des forêts (EUDR) vous concerne surement ! En effet, elle obligera les acteurs de la chaîne d'approvisionnement de ces produits à garantir un commerce zéro déforestation. 
Discover the latest political discussions on biodiversity issues in the Belgian and European parliaments. Political Monitoring - 24 August 2023 La Chambre / De Kamer 1.19/07/2023 | Plenaire vergadering | Séance plénière | Page 1 Proposition déposée par/Voorstel ingediend door: Greet Daems, Thierry…
The European Commission, the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the Wildlife Conservation Society are pleased to invite you to a conference on 'Scaling up EU Impact to Combat Wildlife Trafficking - Renewing commitment through the revised EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking 2022 - 2027'.
Discover the latest political discussions on biodiversity issues in the Belgian and European parliaments. La Chambre / De Kamer 1. 15/06/2023 | Séance plénière | Page 4 Questions jointes de Barbara Creemers et Kurt Ravyts à Alexander De Croo sur "Le positionnement belge concernant la loi…
VLIR-UOS Community talk: "Todos por Chaparri” Socio-environmental justice and community empowerment in the Chaparri Nature Reserve, Peru
The FPS Health will be hosting the event ‘New Genomic Techniques – State of Play’ the 21st of June from 9 AM – 5 PM, at Residence Palace (Wetstraat 155, 1040 Brussel).
The United Nations has designated May 22 as the International Day for Biological Diversity to promote knowledge and consciousness about biodiversity concerns. Learn about the efforts made by various Belgian organisations and authorities in preserving biodiversity in our press release: PR_IDB_2023_FR…

The historic Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) under the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has led the way to a new era of global cooperation on biodiversity conservation. 

 

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), the

The Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences will organize its fourth Theme Day on Monday 4 December 2023. The goal of this conference is to allow young researchers under the age of 40, who are active in global South countries, to meet each other, whatever their specialization, but also to let them know…
Political Monitoring - 31 of March 2023 La Chambre / De Kamer 1. 14/03/2023 | Commission de l'Environnement et du Climat | Page 8 Questions jointes Greet Daems et Daniel Senesael à Zakia Khattabi sur "L’utilisation de pesticides interdits au niveau européen" Samengevoegde vragen van Greet Daems en…

Scientists have been trying to explore the oceans in depth for centuries. But it is not that easy. After all, studying the vastness/dimensions of the ocean requires time, sophisticated equipment and a lot of funding. Measuring instruments have to withstand the immense pressure at great depths.The

In a world where all societal and scientific challenges are intertwined, it is urgent to launch multidisciplinary initiatives and projects so that scientists from different domains can collaborate. In order to carry out multidisciplinary projects, it becomes essential to develop gateways between

Ressources naturelles et résistances

Quels défis se posent dans la ruée sur les ressources naturelles? Comment se présentent les conflits d’intérêts entre différents acteurs? Et quelles formes de résistances émergent suite à ces conflits? Ce cycle de quatre conférences vous plonge dans des réflexions profondes autour de ces dynamiques

The UHasselt international office and VZW Students for Energy in Africa (S.E.A.) invite you to their seminar evening 'North-South | together for a sustainable world' on Tuesday 28 March 2023 at 7 PM at Campus Hasselt