Workshops

  • The side event “Peace and Biodiversity Dialogue Initiative: Launch of the course on Peace Parks establishment” on 25. November 2018. UN Biodiversity Conference. The Fourteenth meeting of the Parties to the Convention Biological Diversity in Sharm El-Sheikh in November 2018

Media coverage of this side event:

- by the International Institute for Sustainable Development Reporting Services: Click here

  • The side event “Peace and Biodiversity Dialogue Initiative: Transboundary Conservation for Biodiversity and Peace” on 9. July 2018. UN Biodiversity Conference. Second meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation in Montreal in July 2018

Video report:


Description: Click here .

Agenda

Opening Remarks: Alexander Shestakov, Director of the Division of Science and Policy and Support, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Presentation: Soon-Hwan Hwang, Deputy Director, Nature and Ecology Policy Division, Nature Conservation Bureau, Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea Click here

Presentation: Alexander Belyakov, Individual Consultant on Peace and Biodiversity Issues, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity Click here

Presentation: Nopasika Malta Qwathekana, Senior Policy Adviser, International Advisory Services, Department of Environmental Affairs, Pretoria, South Africa

Presentation: Lina Barrera, Senior Director, International Policy, Conservation International Click here

Questions and Answers

  • The side event “Peace and Biodiversity Dialogue Initiative: Transboundary Conservation for Biodiversity and Peace” on 13. December 2016. UN Biodiversity Conference. The Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Cancun in December 2016

Media coverage of this side event:

- by the International Institute for Sustainable Development Reporting Services: Click here and Click here.

- by Globalnyt (Denmark): Thomas Jazrawi. 15. December 2016. Naturparker på tværs af lande skal skabe fred Click here.

Agenda

Opening Remarks: Sarat Babu Gidda, Programme Officer, Conservation, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)

Presentation: Sarat Babu Gidda, Programme Officer, Conservation, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), about the Peace and Biodiversity Dialogue Initiative. Click here

Presentation: Thanduxolo Joel Mkefe, Director, Wildlife Information Unit, Department of Environmental Affairs, South Africa, about transboundary protected areas. Click here

Presentation: Lina Barrera, Senior Director, International Policy, Conservation International, about the CI’s Policy Center for Environment and Peace’s work, case studies and recommendations for work with the key international institutions, the existing funding sources for peace and biodiversity programmes. Click here

Presentation: Trevor Sandwith, Director, IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme, about transboundary protected areas. Click here

Questions and Answers

Launching of PBDI Website www.cbd.int/peace: Braulio de Ferreira de Souza Dias, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, and Yun-seok Choi, Senior Programme Officer, International Cooperation Office, Global Environment Division, Ministry of Environment, the Republic of Korea.

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