Welcome to the UK Belize Association

The United Kingdom Belize Association (UKBA) aims to act as a focus for people in the British Isles who are working or interested in Belize. In conjunction with the Belize High Commission, this is principally channelled through annual meetings, where the results of research activities and visits or projects covering a wide range of topics and interests are presented. These informal meetings have traditionally been held in either London or Edinburgh but can be organised at any appropriate location.

A further objective is to stimulate and encourage activities that benefit Belize and help to raise its profile within the UK and internationally.

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Annual Meeting 2016, University of Edinburgh - celebrating 50 years of expeditions to Belize

23rd Annual Meeting Saturday 26th September 2020

The 23rd Annual Meeting of the UK Belize Association will take place on Saturday 26th September 2020. The location will be confirmed in due course but this will be held in either London or Oxford.

22nd Annual Meeting October 2019, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI)

The 22nd Annual Meeting of the United Kingdom - Belize Association took place at the Centre for Sustainable Forests & Landscapes, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) on Saturday 5th October, 2019.

Please follow this link to view the 2019 Programme  and Presentations, encompassing politics, economics, ecosystem biodiversity and management, forestry and conservation - providing a well-rounded synopsis of recent work and contemporary issues that will provide an excellent introduction to Belize for all members, including new members attending from the Centre for Sustainable Forestry at Edinburgh, our sponsors this year.