InfoPoint Lunchtime conference: Long term solutions for biodiversity and protected area management in ACP

InfoPoint Lunchtime conference: Long term solutions for biodiversity and protected area management in ACP

African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries host a huge share of our planet’s biological diversity. This conference will highlight the efforts and achievements of the BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management) programme, with the support of the ACP Group and the EU, in equipping the ACP countries with the best available scientific information systems and building their capacity to improve policies and better decision-making on protected areas, biodiversity conservation and access and benefit sharing.

Speakers

Introduction

Véronique Lorenzo, DG DEVCO, Head of Unit – DEVCO C2 - Environment, ecosystems, biodiversity and wildlife

Viwanou Gnassounou, ACP Secretariat, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Sustainable Economic Development and Trade

 

Presentation

Pedro Rosabal, IUCN, Deputy Director, Global Protected Areas Programme

Stephen Peedell, JRC, Project Coordinator BIOPAMA

Andreas Drews, ABS Initiative Manager