Appointed as a Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) expert for the Pacific region for the BEST 2.0 Programme supported by the European Commission DG DEVCO
The purpose of the assignment is to evaluate projects received within the calls for proposals under the BEST 2.0 Programme. Projects to be funded will promote i) the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems, ii) the sustainable use of ecosystem services and natural resources, and iii) the ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and mitigation in EU Overseas Countries and Territories in the Pacific (French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, and Pitcairn). More than 50 proposals evaluated so far.
Photo: French Polynesia – Credit: H. Klostermann / Coral Reef Image Bank
International Union for Conservation of Nature – French committee