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Vth IUCN World Parks Congress

Durban, South Africa | 8-17 September 2003

Highlights
Thursday, 11 September

Photo: Steve McCormick, The Nature Conservancy, during a Local-Global Leader Dialogue: Partnerships for a better future
Workshop Streams: On Thursday, 11 September, participants to the Vth World Parks Congress met in seven workshop streams throughout the day to address: interlinkages in the landscape and seascape; building broader support for protected areas; governance; developing the capacity to manage protected areas; evaluating management effectiveness; building a secure financial future; and building comprehensive protected area systems. All workshops held an introductory Plenary sessions, followed by breakout groups.
Governance of Protected Areas Workshop Plenary: Chair Ahora Mead (New Zealand), Achim Stenier, IUCN Director- General, Janis Alcorn (US), and Ashish Kothari (India)

Achim Stenier, IUCN Director- General, addresses governance workshop participants and a view from the back of the room of the Governance Workshop Plenary

Workshop Stream Plenary on Building Broader Support for Protected Areas:

 

 
Workshop Stream Plenary on Building a Secure Financial Future and Workshop Stream Plenary on Linkages in the Landscape and Seascape

M.A. Sanjayan, the Nature Conservancy discusses ecological aspects of linkages during the Plenary for the workshop on Linkages in the Landscape and Seascape

Evaluating Management Effectiveness Workshop Plenary (left), Peter Bridgewater, Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention, Lead for the Linkages in the Landscape/Seascape Workshop (center) , and the breakout group on Learning from experience: management effectiveness assessment in action (right)

Local-Global Leader Dialogue: Partnerships for a Better Future

 

John Croxall, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Russell Mittermeier, Conservation International, and Steve McCormick, The Nature Conservancy, and Charles McNeil, UNDP, moderator
         


 

 

 


 



Press Conference with Indigenous Peoples

lEFPanel (left to right): Lucy Mulenkei, Jojo Carino, Ibaloy Igorot, Philippines, Manuel Santiander, Mapuche, Chile, and John Letai, Maasa, Kenya


Photos from the Bedouin tent at the conference center where delegates enjoy tea and folklore performances

Links
World Parks Congress
Programme for the World Parks Congress
Workshop Streams and Cross-cutting Themes


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