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Community Wellbeing: A flexible approach to measure progress from the ground up?

United Nations University-Institute of Advanced Studies, Equator Initiative, COMPAS

Date and Time
11 October 2012 13:15 - 14:45

Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11)

The event examines the possibility of measuring community wellbeing as a measure of progress integrating contextual concerns (relating to development and resource availabilities) and global objectives.The event will highlight methodological approaches to capture community wellbeing within socio-ecological contexts and its linkages to policy efforts at enhancing development and conservation, being undertaken by UNU, with partners such as Equator Initiative, COMPAS, DIVERSITAS, APN and IHDP.