Become a member of the GCBR

GCBR Membership is free, but if you would like to support the GCBR by making a voluntary donation in lieu of a membership fee, please visit our donate page or to become a sponsor please visit our sponsorship page

Statement of Commitment:
As a member of the GCBR, I subscribe to the ideals of the GCBR and UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere (MAB) programme. By subscribing, I commit to doing what I can to help make the GCBR an effective and respected champion of People and Nature Living in Harmony within the domain.

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A member signs the commitment and promotes the GCBR in her/his personal and professional life. Membership is based more on solidarity with GCBR’s ethos than on benefits. By joining the GCBR, members show solidarity with the organisation’s vision through their personal choices and behaviour.


1. Voting rights.
2. Letter of Acknowledgement and GCBR sticker.
3. On the distribution list for e-Newsletters and other electronic communications.
4. Invitation by email to GCBR events, such as Forum meetings.
5. Option to purchase GCBR merchandise and hard copy resources at discounted price.