The International Scientific Committee on Research in the Alps promotes international cooperation in Alpine research. In 2000, ISCAR was recognized by the Alpine Conference as an official observer of the Alpine Convention. In this function, ISCAR provides research and scientific expertise in the official bodies of the Alpine Convention, from which it takes up research needs.
Representative at the IGF: Valerie Braun
Save the date Forum Alpinum 2024: The Alps – a Refuge of Bio- and Geodiversity?
ISCAR organises the Forum Alpinum 2024 in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, all around the question «The Alps – a Refuge of Bio- and Geodiversity?” The forum will identify hot spots of bio- and geodiversity and their management in the Alps, analyse land use conflicts and their impact on bio- and geodiversity, and assess the relevance of bio- and geodiversity protection in the regional, national or international context to discuss possible solutions.