Parks, people, planet
I n s p i r i n g
s o l u t i o n s
12-19 N o v e mb e r , 2014
• Position protected areas within goals of
economic and community wellbeing
• Achieve understanding of their vital role in...
• Communicate the most compelling and
inspiring solutions to global challenges
• Position protected areas in the post-2015...
Parks:
I n s p i r i n g p l a c e s
Strengthen policy and
action commitments for
the expansion, connectivity
and better m...
People:
I n s p i r i n g i d e a s
Engage and build
capacity for a diverse
constituency and range of
partners to support,...
Planet:
I n s p i r i n g
s o l u t i o n s
Explore and promote parks
and protected areas as
natural solutions to global
c...
• Aichi Targets reached
• Solutions implemented
• Capacity developed
• Policy changes
• Legacy established
Measures of suc...
• International Steering Committee
• Co-Chairs Julia Marton-Lefevre (IUCN)
• Ernesto Enkerlin Hoeflich (WCPA)
• Parks Aust...
• 8 Streams and 4 Cross-cutting themes
• Work with Programme Working Group to develop
Core Programme of all 8 Streams
• In...
Stream 1 Conservation Goals
Representation and
numerical targets
Connectivity
Areas of importance
For Biodiversity
Effecti...
Stream 2 Climate Change
•Demonstrate how PAs help people &
ecosystems respond to CC.
• Explore new knowledge, BP and
tools...
Stream3: Improving Health and Well-
being, Healthy Parks, Healthy People
•Promoting the Health of
People, Species & the Pl...
Stream 4: Supporting Human Life
•Food security, nutrition and
Genetic resources
• Water and watersheds
• Disaster risk red...
Stream 5: Reconciling development
g
•PAs integrated in national and
economic planning
• PAs embedded in system of
inclusiv...
6. Enhancing quality & diversity of
Understanding Governance
Need for Good Governance
Consolidating and
implementing exist...
Stream 7 Indigenous Peoples
•Role of traditional knowledge
and practices, in sustaining
socio-‐ecological and economic
res...
Stream 8 Inspiring A New Generation
Connecting a New Generation
– innovative tools & park
experiences
Investing in Childre...
Cross-Cutting Themes
•Marine, World Heritage,
Capacity Development, New
Social Compact
•Full integration in Streams
•Geogr...
Capacity Development Legacy
• Pre-Congress Activities/Products – link to BIOPAMA
• Pre-and Post Congress Study Tours (Aust...
Congress Timetable
World Protected Area
Leadership Dialogues
• The most pressing issues of the decade ahead
• High level panels involving glo...
• Key messages from big international events into
Plenary e.g. IMPAC3
• Side events – closing date 12 May
• Side event spa...
The Promise of Sydney
•Transformative solutions at the level of policy,
•Engagement & PA practice for parks, people & plan...
Process to develop Promise
• A template for Streams to capture an ambitious
strategy for transformative action, stating a ...
• First Call for Content – closed March 15
• Streamleaders developing content – integrating CCTs:
see www.worldparkscongre...
Key Dates
• Ist Call for Content Closed March 15
• Stream, CCT, PWG reviews May 28
•Notifications of acceptance June 1
• E...
Parks, People, Planet
I n s p i r i n g
S o l u t i o n s
S y d n e y , 12-19 N o v e mb e r
2014
http://worldparkscongres...
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This is a presentation which introduces the basic information and various deadlines linked to the IUCN's 2014 World Parks Congress which is to be organised in Sidney in November.
The presentation belongs to Kathy S. MacKinnon and was used during the meeting of the Steering Committee of the European section of the World Commission on Protected Areas in London on 16-17 April 2014.

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  1. 1. Parks, people, planet I n s p i r i n g s o l u t i o n s 12-19 N o v e mb e r , 2014
  2. 2. • Position protected areas within goals of economic and community wellbeing • Achieve understanding of their vital role in conserving biodiversity while delivering ecosystem services • Demonstrate how this can be achieved. B r i d g i n g t h e g a p i n i mp l e me n t a t i o n
  3. 3. • Communicate the most compelling and inspiring solutions to global challenges • Position protected areas in the post-2015 sustainable development agenda • Reach new commitments and capacity across conservation, development and business sectors for implementation A c h i e v i n g s i g n i f i c a n t o u t c o me s a n d l e g a c y
  4. 4. Parks: I n s p i r i n g p l a c e s Strengthen policy and action commitments for the expansion, connectivity and better management of protected areas to cover all terrestrial & marine areas important for biodiversity and ecosystem services
  5. 5. People: I n s p i r i n g i d e a s Engage and build capacity for a diverse constituency and range of partners to support, govern , manage and benefit from protected areas
  6. 6. Planet: I n s p i r i n g s o l u t i o n s Explore and promote parks and protected areas as natural solutions to global challenges such as climate change, food and water security, health and a green economy
  7. 7. • Aichi Targets reached • Solutions implemented • Capacity developed • Policy changes • Legacy established Measures of success
  8. 8. • International Steering Committee • Co-Chairs Julia Marton-Lefevre (IUCN) • Ernesto Enkerlin Hoeflich (WCPA) • Parks Australia, NSW. IUCN • Programme Working Group • Streamleaders & CCTs • Fundraising WG • Communications WG • Management Committee (IUCN, Australian hosts) Governance of WPC
  9. 9. • 8 Streams and 4 Cross-cutting themes • Work with Programme Working Group to develop Core Programme of all 8 Streams • Integrate cross-cutting themes in Streams • Invited contributions for ideas and content - • Confirm nominations and ideas for key-note speakers • Draft plan for stream sessions (by 28 May) and then finalized by September • Joint review of whole programme by ISC Process for Developing Programme
  10. 10. Stream 1 Conservation Goals Representation and numerical targets Connectivity Areas of importance For Biodiversity Effective Management Beyond Aichi Targets What Nature Needs? • Protected Planet – progress on CBD T11 • Green List • Global Discussion of Wildlife Trade & PAs • Predicting Biodiversity Outcomes • Improving PAs as tool to stem BD loss • Marine targets
  11. 11. Stream 2 Climate Change •Demonstrate how PAs help people & ecosystems respond to CC. • Explore new knowledge, BP and tools for adaptation and decision making • Engage cultures, communities, and cities that rely on natural environ- ments for food, resources & services. • Develop and share effective CC communication techniques. • Contribute to vision for an integrated network of PA systems • Sectors: Sessions highlight water, conservation, governance, local and indigenous communities, finance, species and ecosystem vulnerability, science, management, communication, and adaptation. • Best Practices Guidelines • Social media campaign
  12. 12. Stream3: Improving Health and Well- being, Healthy Parks, Healthy People •Promoting the Health of People, Species & the Planet •Science and Traditional Knowledge • Inspiring practical solutions •Sectoral engagement: health, insurance •Healthy Ecosystems: invasive alien species •Global and regional policy • Engagement: Health Sector, Youth, Thought Leaders • Pop-‐up park • Legacy goals (science, practice, policy) • BP Guidelines • HPHP congress USA July 2015 • Input to SDGs 2015
  13. 13. Stream 4: Supporting Human Life •Food security, nutrition and Genetic resources • Water and watersheds • Disaster risk reduction • Socio-‐economic and Ecosystem services of PAs for Sustainable development • Documentation, case studies, guidelines, capacity materials • Develop global, regional, and country projects to implement • Food security, Water DRR in policies, plans & management of PA systems • Messages to international policy fora: Hyogo, SDGs • .
  14. 14. Stream 5: Reconciling development g •PAs integrated in national and economic planning • PAs embedded in system of inclusive and effective governance • Sustainable finance for PA • Responsible investments and sustainable supply chains within functional landscapes • PAs as natural/green infrastructure • Agreement on role of PAs development challenges • Commitment by key private sectors to integrate PAs in industrial decisions • Government recognition of PA values and benefits • Private investment in the economic efficiency of Pas to support development • Economic valuation • Input to SDGs
  15. 15. 6. Enhancing quality & diversity of Understanding Governance Need for Good Governance Consolidating and implementing existing agreements Governance and sustainable use, food security, tenure Advancing Governance frontier – marine, high seas • Improving the governance of nature: • Preparing for challenges ahead • Inspiring solutions • Better governed landscapes & seascapes as models for sustainability • Systematic governance assessment of PA systems and sites Governance
  16. 16. Stream 7 Indigenous Peoples •Role of traditional knowledge and practices, in sustaining socio-‐ecological and economic resilience of Indigenous Peoples in PAs in land and seascapes •Indigenous leadership & rights •Resilience and livelihoods, •Sacred natural sites, •Sectoral engagement: fisheries, tourism, forestry, agriculture • Recognition of culturally-driven approaches to PA management • International resource commitments • Capacity building for indigenous land/sea managers
  17. 17. Stream 8 Inspiring A New Generation Connecting a New Generation – innovative tools & park experiences Investing in Children Empowering Inspired Young People New exciting Technology Education, Arts, Media, Journalism • Pre-Congress Young No-Walls Ambassadors • No Walls Initiative – innovative content • Post WPC – Growth of No Walls through cross-sectoral links: artists, entrepreneurs, engineers, chefs,
  18. 18. Cross-Cutting Themes •Marine, World Heritage, Capacity Development, New Social Compact •Full integration in Streams •Geographical and thematic balance in Streams •Capacity needs and sessions throughout WPC •CEESP-led New Social Compact theme • Input to Legacy and Sydney Promise • Promoting the Marine Agenda • Marine and WH Special Events • New Social Compact • Strong post Congress Capacity Development
  19. 19. Capacity Development Legacy • Pre-Congress Activities/Products – link to BIOPAMA • Pre-and Post Congress Study Tours (Australia National Committee working with Park agencies) • 1.5 days workshops/trainings Sydney before Congress (onsite??/offsite) • Capacity development sessions during Congress • Other Related Events e.g. Urban • Post Congress Follow-up/Legacy/Institution
  20. 20. Congress Timetable
  21. 21. World Protected Area Leadership Dialogues • The most pressing issues of the decade ahead • High level panels involving global thought leaders, business leaders, community & youth leaders  Wildlife Crime and Illegal trade  Resource mobilisation and sustainable finance  Global consumption patterns  Food security  Social equity  Resilience
  22. 22. • Key messages from big international events into Plenary e.g. IMPAC3 • Side events – closing date 12 May • Side event spaces onsite – lunchtime, evening • E- Posters • Pavilions, Country Stands • Parallel Events offsite • Sponsor Participants • Process for compilation of the elements of the Sydney Promise (input from other international events e.g. Europarc, APC, Pacific Conference) Other Opportunities to Engage
  23. 23. The Promise of Sydney •Transformative solutions at the level of policy, •Engagement & PA practice for parks, people & planet •A web-based resource of case studies embedded in communities of practice • A capacity-development plan of action that supports professionalism for protected areas “managers” • Principles for a New Social Compact for just and equitable conservation; • Leadership initiatives, pledges and announcements for implementation.
  24. 24. Process to develop Promise • A template for Streams to capture an ambitious strategy for transformative action, stating a vision and recommending an approach for the decade • Prepared in advance and provided to participants • A source of issues for debate and discussion • An opportunity to propose new elements during • workshops • Compiled as a result of discussions and finalised at the stream level and theme level • Fed into sub-plenary discussions on the last day • Presented in summary form in closing plenary
  25. 25. • First Call for Content – closed March 15 • Streamleaders developing content – integrating CCTs: see www.worldparkscongress.org • Communications key messages and communication strategy developed – see GPAP newsletter • Fundraising prospects and Stream needs e.g. Success with GEF, MacArthur, Rockefeller • Logistics and planning together with the Congress Preparation Team Current activities
  26. 26. Key Dates • Ist Call for Content Closed March 15 • Stream, CCT, PWG reviews May 28 •Notifications of acceptance June 1 • Earlybird Registration June 30 • Reserve notifications July 10 (register by July31) • Call for Roles (facilitators, translators) April 28 •Sponsorship applications close April 30 • Side Events Call closing date May 12, notify June 30 • sideevents@worldparkscongress.org • Field trips bookings September 30
  27. 27. Parks, People, Planet I n s p i r i n g S o l u t i o n s S y d n e y , 12-19 N o v e mb e r 2014 http://worldparkscongress.org/ http//www.iucn.org/wcpa Earlybird registration 30 June 2014 6t h Wo r l d P a r k s C o n g r e s s

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