Symposium on Protected Areas of the Guiana Shield In celebration of 50 years of SEPANGUY & Follow-up on the Kurupukari Plan of Action


Draft: 25 June 2014


On the occasion ofthe anniversary of the 50 thyear of SEPANGUY, the Guiana Shield Facility(GSF) joins with SEPANGUY and the Council of Culture, Education and Environment in French Guiana, to organize a symposiumon Protected Areas of the Guiana Shield. The Symposium will be held from 10-15 October 2014 in Cayenne, French Guiana.

SEPANGUY is a non-profit association created under law 1901, and working to protect the environment in French Guiana. It was founded in 1964 by Father Barbotin of the Zoological Society and is the oldest of its kind in the region. The objectives of SEPANGUY are to:

study nature in French Guiana (flora, fauna, environment);

preserve the environment and quality of life; and

distribute and disseminate information about the association.

Read more: icon Concept Note SEPANGUY Symposium On PAs Of The Guiana Shield (721.83 kB)