In October 2014, Prof.G.Haripriya was elected President of the International Urban Biodiversity and Design (URBIO) network for a period of 4 years.
She has taken over this charge from Prof.Norbert Muller of the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Germany. Founded in 2008, URBIO is an open world-wide scientific network for education and research formed a a result of the scientific intiative of the CBD (Convention on Biodiversity, Montreal) under the Major Group "Local Authorities". The network has its headquarters in Erfurt, Germany.
You may find more information about URBIO on the link: http://www.fh-erfurt.de/urbio/cms/index.php