Programme Element 2:
Governance, Participation, Equity and Benefit Sharing
Goal 2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing
Establish by 2008 mechanisms for the equitable sharing of both costs and benefits arising from the establishment and management of protected areas.
Goal 2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders
Full and effective participation by 2008, of indigenous and local communities, in full respect of their rights and recognition of their responsibilities, consistent with national law and applicable international obligations, and the participation of relevant stakeholders, in the management of existing, and the establishment and management of new, protected areas.