On February 5th, at the Institute of Geography Academy of Science, the first meeting of the National Initiative Group of Azerbaijan (NIG Azerbaijan) on Development and Planning of Regional Dialogue and Cooperation took place, bringing together the scientists and practitioners.
The Initiative Group in Azerbaijan is responsible the advocacy of the science-policy interface strengthening and the Caucasus Regional Research Agenda (C-RRA) promotion.
On December 18, the First National Meeting on Development and Planning of Regional Dialogue and Cooperation in Georgia took place, bringing together the scientists and practitioners. The meeting covered the overview of the Caucasus Regional Research Agenda (C-RRA) and the introduction of the Advocacy Roadmap, developed for strengthening the cooperation between academia and practitioners.
On 30 October – 1 November 2019 the Second Caucasus Mountain Forum (CMF) was held in Ankara, Turkey, gathering about 200 participants from the six countries of the Caucasus Ecoregion, as well as from Austria, Estonia, Italy, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Norway United Kingdom, Ukraine, etc. The Second CMF was hosted by Ankara University, Department of Geography.
On 12-13 June 2019 the working meeting on the second Caucasus Environmental Outlook (CEO) methodology under the project “Strengthening Climate Adaptation Capacities in South Caucasus (SCAC)” was held at Sustainable Caucasus Office in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Under the project Strengthening Climate Adaptation Capacities in the South Caucasus the kick off meeting was held on 4-5 March, 2019 at Ilia State University.
On December 10 the new agreement was signed between the Sustainable Caucasus and Swiss Cooperation South Caucasus which marked the start of the implementation phase for the project Strengthening Climate Adaptation Capacities in South Caucasus (SCAC).
Institute of Geography National Academy Sciences of Azerbaijan together with Inter-Islamic Science and Technology Network on Oceanography (INOC) is organizing international conference on “UNDERSTANDING THE PROBLEMS OF INLAND WATERS: CASE STUDY FOR THE CASPIAN BASIN (UPCB)”.
Conference will be held on 12 - 14 May 2018 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
On 6-7 November SNC-mt Planning Workshop was held at Tbilisi State University under the “Sustainable Caucasus Project”.
On 4-8 June, 2017 The Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences is hosting the thematic conference "Practical Geography and XXI Century Challenges" dedicated to the 100 year anniversary of the Institute.
The IX International Scientific-Practical Conference "Mountain Territories: Priorities of Development" will be held October 23rd to 25th 2017 in Vladikavkaz. The Conference is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of implementation of ideology of sustainable development of mountain territories in the Caucasus.