Objectives

Showcase the value of Peace Parks and their conservation benefits of biodiversity, especially how conservation also helps alleviating conflict;

Update information on transboundary conservation complexes in the world including in areas that could be established as Peace Parks;

Catalyze the creation of new Peace Parks and strengthen existing ones in a number of regions, giving priority to areas declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites;

Organize small workshops with three or four countries to explore opportunities of furthering their transboundary collaboration, and possibilities, including through partners, to step up political hype;

Disseminate Best Practice Guidelines, Code of Conduct on Trans Frontiers Conservation Complexes to facilitate their wider acceptance and application; and

Facilitate the exchange of data and information, provide outside expertise, capacity building as well as technical assistance for planning and implementing the Peace Park concept.

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme