Abstract. Delforge, P. & Mast de Maeght, J.- Section Orchids of Europe - Report of activities 2002-2003 [Natural. belges 85 (Orchid. 17) (2004): 1-26]. The winter program comprised illustrated talks on a wide variety of topics: distribution, systematics, identification, hybrids, ecology, protection, as well as discussions on techniques and other aspects of orchid study. Summer field trips and significant observations are reported.

Key-Words: Orchidaceae; flora of Belgium, Canarias archipelago (Tenerife), China, Corsica, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey; biogeography, molecular systematics.