The 3rd International Board meeting took place on the 15th of October in Jerusalem, following Mr Barok’s invitation to host the meeting as a side event of the 66th IAC 2015, in Jerusalem, Israel.
The meeting successfully brought together existing and potential members to discuss strategic ways of creating paths for sustainable progress in international relations and collaborations with European and International Organizations and Governing Bodies, contributing to the management and protection of the environment and natural resources.
i-BEC welcomed Dr Luca Montanarrella from the European Commission- Joint Research Centre- Institute of Environment and Sustainability, as a new IB member.
It was an honour to have Dr. Karlheinz Kreuzberg President of Eurisy and ex Head of ESA Director General’s Cabinet, together with Ms Grazia Fiore the Research and Project Coordinator from Eurisy and Prof Eyal Ben Dor from TA University as Observers of the proceedings.
The night before, a working dinner of the meeting’s delegates with Ms Barbara Ryan GEO’s Secretariat Director, took place in Jerusalem, where GEO’s relation with i-BEC’s future and activities were discussed.