Hoi An city leaders visit and congratulate the International Day for Biosphere Reserves November 3rd

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On the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of the International Day for Biosphere Reserves November 3rd, this morning, November 1st, 2023, representatives of the People’s Council and People’s Committee of Hoi An city visit and congratulate the officials of Management Board of Cu Lao Cham – Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve and the Management Board of Cu Lao Cham Marine Protected Area (on-duty agency of the Cu Lao Cham – Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve).

At this visit, Mr. Nguyễn Văn Vinh – Vice Chairman of the Hoi An City People’s Council gives flower to congratulate and appreciates the efforts and results which achieved by the Biosphere Reserve (BR) in the last times. Simultaneously, the city leaders suggest the Management Board officals to continue to carry out well professional duties in order to promote the conservation of natural resources and human resources, the sustainable management and development of the local values but with global significance.

Images 1, 2: The city leaders give flower and congratulate on the International Day for Biosphere Reserves November 3rd. Photo: Thùy Hương, Thúy Văn

On behalf of the Management Board, Ms. Trần Thị Hồng Thúy – Standing Deputy Head of the Cu Lao Cham – Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve thanked the leaders of Hoi An City People’s Committee for their attention and would accept the leaders’ city timely directions, and continue to make efforts with the participation of 4 forces (Managers – Scientists – Entrepreneurs – Communities) to protect the 7 criterias of the BR recognized by UNESCO, contributing to the orientation of Hoi An city Ecological – Cultural – Tourism.

Cu Lao Cham – Hoi An was recognized as the World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO on May 26th,2009 with the unique and characteristic values, demonstrating the harmony between humans and nature.

Up to now, there are 11 BRs in Vietnam, including: Can Gio Mangrove BR (2000), Dong Nai BR (2001, 2011), Cat Ba Archipelago BR (2004), Song Hong Delta BR (2004), Kien Giang BR (2006), Western Nghe An BR (2007), Cu Lao Cham – Hoi An BR (2009), Ca Mau BR (2009), Langbiang BR (2015), Nui Chua BR (2021) and Kon Ha Nung Plateau BR (2021).

Written by Thanh Thảo – Cu Lao Cham MPA