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Workshops

September 2018
Tbilisi, Georgia

Workshop on Caucasus biodiversity research at Ilia State University

In the frame of the International Visegrad Fund project “V4 & Eastern Partnership cooperation in Biodiversity Conservation for Human Wellbeing”, the first workshop will take place on September 14th, 2018 at 2 pm in Building G, room 106 at Ilia State University. Experts from six countries will have lectures on the biodiversity research, the importance of biodiversity knowledge and conservation. Participants will present their visions on biodiversity in the Caucasus and discuss the partnership building and cooperation possibilities in biodiversity research in the Caucasus regarding conservation and human well-being.

Enter the workshop, become a part of the network of experts, enthusiasts, and organizations who care about the biodiversity and human well-being in your country. Each participant can get plenty of interesting information but also be actively involved in a network of experts and enthusiasts working to protect the biodiversity of the Caucasus for human wellbeing at the workshop. With professionals from University of Presov (Slovakia), Hungarian Natural Museum in Budapest, University of South Bohemia (Czech Republic), University of Lodz (Poland), National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan, and Ilia State University, participants can look for the possibility of co-operation in both the field and the lab, to prepare conditions for exchange and internships, and plan other joint projects.

The project and workshop are co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.

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Fieldworks and education in field

September 2018
Kutaisi, Georgia

Become an expert on biodiversity! Join our research team and learn about your country's fauna under the supervision of domestic and foreign specialists!

Specialists in biodiversity research from University of Presov (Slovakia), Hungarian Natural Museum in Budapest, University of South Bohemia (Czech Republic), University of Lodz (Poland), National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan, and Ilia State University invite all pupils (schools), students, citizens, NGOs and the others interested in nature and science to become active participants in our biodiversity research which is going to be held in Kutaisi and its surroundings (the Rioni River or other sites in case of interest) between September 15thth and 19th, 2018.

Joining us will give you a great opportunity to experience biological fieldwork and professional biodiversity research. You will be part of the network of organizations and specialists that concern with conservation of biodiversity and human well-being in the Caucasus region. Our specialists, each of them a real biodiversity enthusiast, are ready to teach you how to sample, determine and protect different groups of invertebrate fauna. You will become experienced in various methodological approaches to sampling invertebrates from aquatic as well as terrestrial habitats. Besides, you will work with the modern microscopic technique and use the smart devices and application software.

Participation in our biodiversity research is free of charge for everyone. The number of participants is limited. For more details, do not hesitate to contact us at michal.rendos@unipo.sk.

This event and the International Visegrad Fund project “V4 & Eastern Partnership cooperation in Biodiversity Conservation for Human Wellbeing” is co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.

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Workshops

September 2018
Kutaisi, Georgia
Lenkoran, Azerbaijan
May 2019
Telavi, Georgia
Zaqatala, Azerbaijan
Jun/July 2019
Batumi, Georgia
Gəncə, Azerbaijan

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