Indigenous and Local Communities' Rights and Participation in Protected Areas: a Review of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas and suggestions for overcoming obstacles.
Forest Peoples Programme
Date and Time
23 May 2008 18:15 - 19:45
This side event will review the implementation of provisions from the CBD Programme of Work relevant to indigenous and local communities' rights and participation in protected areas through case studies from Africa, Asia, Russia and Latin America. The discussion will also address the main obstacles hampering the effective implementation of the PoW and suggestions on how to overcome them.