FAOLEX is a database of national legislation, policies and bilateral agreements on food, agriculture and natural resources management. It is administered by the Development Law Service (LEGN) of the FAO Legal Office and it is constantly updated, with an average of 8,000 new entries per year. It currently contains legal and policy documents from more than 200 countries in over 40 languages.
Dr. Constantinos C. Mylonas was recently appointed as Director of the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBBC) of the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR). Dr. Mylonas was born in Famagusta, Cyprus in 1964 and was recruited in 1999 by the then Institute of Marine Biology of Crete (IMBC). He was promoted to Senior Researcher in 2007, following the merge of IMBC with the National Center for Marine Research (NCMR) and the creation of the new national Research Center (HCMR).
Dr. Christos. Arvanitidis, presenting LifeWatch ERIC: mission, recent developments & what is offered for #climatechange impacts on biodiversity & ecosystems research at Biodiversity–Climate Change Impacts on the island ecosystems, Ionian University-Corfu, 6-8/3/20
Dr Eva Chatzinikolaou and Dr Vasilis Gerovasileiou participated in the 1st Dahlem-type Workshop organised by the LifeWatch ERIC Internal Joint Initiative (IJI), in Seville during 13-18 October 2019. The topic of the meeting was the "Current and future challenges of Non Indigenous Species (NIS) in Europe". Needs in terms of data, scientific and management knowledge, as well as VREs development were discussed during the workshop.