The IPSI Secretariat at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and the CBD Secretariat, held this side event during the Twenty-third Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-23) on 27 November 2019 in Montreal, Canada.
The “Expert Thematic Workshop on Landscape Approaches for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework” was held as part of the post-2020 development process from 3–6 September 2019 in Kumamoto, Japan. The workshop was organized by UNU-IAS in cooperation with the CBD Secretariat, the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, and the Kumamoto Prefectural Government. The purpose of the workshop was to bring together policymakers, experts, stakeholders, indigenous peoples and local communities to explore how integrated landscape approaches – in terrestrial and coastal landscapes – can contribute to the effectiveness of the post-2020 framework, and to produce concrete recommendations as inputs to the framework development process. This side event presented outcomes of the workshop and its recommendations for the Parties to incorporate landscape approaches in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, with presentations from workshop participants and other experts on landscape approaches.
|Opening and Introduction Mr. William Dunbar, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) Dr. Hiroaki Takiguchi, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) Ms. Caridad Canales, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity|
|Landscape approaches for sustainable management of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) Dr. Suneetha Mazhenchery Subramanian, IGES|
|Global trends in landscape approaches Dr. Marcel Kok, Netherlands|
|Perspectives from co-chair of Expert Thematic Workshop and Ghana Prof. Alfred Oteng-Yeboah, Ghana|
|Perspective from gender, and nature-culture linkage Ms. Mrinalini Rai, CBD Alliance, Women4Biodiversity, CBD Women’s Caucus|
|Perspective from Antigua and Barbuda Ms. Ruth Spencer, MEPA Conservation Trust, Antigua and Barbuda|
|Developing a Manual on Application of landscape approaches to National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) Dr. Maiko Nishi, UNU-IAS|
|Discussion and Q&A|
|Closing Remarks Dr. Keiichi Nakazawa, Japan|