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Sunday, 13 March 2011

BOD Meeting in Glasgow

The BOD and the Local Organizing Committee in front of the SECC, February 25 2011

The Board of the Europe Section held its semi-annual meeting in Glasgow at the end of February.
During the 3 day-meeting, the BoD met the Local Organizing Committee of the 2012 ECCB (www.eccb2012.org) and visited the venue of the congress:
After the discussions regarding the organization of the ECCB 2012, the BoD listed the advancements and tasks for the future months. A new mechanism for formulating and issuing statements was approved. The possibilities to establish chapters in Europe was also discussed along with our possible role in the IPBES. The BOD was happy to welcome the chair of the Ad Hoc Student Affairs Committee, Nuno Curado in the meeting who reported on the ongoing student initiatives and further plans. After the long days, the BoD did not miss the opportunity to taste the famous Scottish haggis!

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