Decision - UNESCO Periodic Review of The Living Coast Biosphere

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UNESCO Periodic Review of The Living Coast Biosphere

Decision Maker: Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


UNESCO undertakes a formal review of every global Biosphere designation every 10 years after the original designation was awarded. The Living Coast formal review must be submitted to UNESCO by September 2024.


1)             That the Committee agrees to support the UNESCO periodic review process to confirm the World Biosphere Region designation for The Living Coast and the development of the next 10-year management strategy.


2)             That the Committee notes that Brighton & Hove City Council as the lead partner for The Living Coast will make available from existing Sustainability Team core budgets necessary resources as detailed in paragraph 3.17 of the report to support the UNESCO review and strategy development process.

Report author: Sarah Dobson

Publication date: 22/06/2022

Date of decision: 21/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 21/06/2022 - Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

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