SATOYAMA GOVERNORS’ SUMMIT
UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY AND PEACE, GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT OUTREACH CENTRE (GEOC) & MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT OF JAPAN
Date and Time
20 October 2010 13:15 - 14:45
Appropriate use and conservation of Satoyama and its contribution to revitalization of local communities are the theme of this side event, which is one of the events to promote Satoyama initiative. Some governors in Japan will introduce their activities, such as establishment of biodiversity strategic vision, promoting forest management through specific local tax system. The event appeals the fact that proactive and continued efforts by all stakeholders in each area all over the globe, as shown in the cases of Satoyama, are becoming more important for the conservation of biodiversity toward the Post COP10 world.