| Director a.i., Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences
Mr Clüsener-Godt is German and has a Ph.D. in Biology/Ecology. He is a Senior Programme Specialist in the Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences, UNESCO HQs, Paris, and Chief of the Biodiversity and Ecological Sciences Section. He is responsible for Latin America and the Caribbean, the Macaronesian and the Pacific Region. Principle fields of activities are South-South Co-operation on Environmentally Sound Socio-Economic Development in the Humid Tropics (Brazil – Democratic Republic of Congo- Indonesia), World Network of Island and Coastal Biosphere Reserves, Coastal Zones and Small Islands, the REDBIOS Network in the East-Atlantic and Asia Pacific Co-operation for the Sustainable Use of Renewable Natural Resources in Biosphere Reserves and Similarly Managed Areas.