CoP11: Tourism Side Events


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Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity Hyderabad. India

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CoP11: Tourism Side Events

  1. 1. Tourism Side Events at the occasion of the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity / October 1-19, 2012 in Hyderabad, IndiaEleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to theConvention on Biological DiversityHyderabad. Information on: Organized by:
  2. 2. October 9, 13:15 - 14:45, Room 2.01 - Level 2 October 12, 13:15 - 14:45, Room G.06 - Ground levelBiodiversity and Sustainable Tourism - Generating Value for the Conservation and Sustainable Tourism Concessions and Partnerships in ParksUse of Biodiversity and Ecosystems: The German ExperienceBackground: Since 2004, the CBD Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development provide atool for biodiversity and sustainable tourism development. The Federal German Ministries for side event and publication aim to mobilize stakeholders at the global level and to develop theirEnvironment and Development Cooperation invite interested delegates to share experience and to capacity to work with the tourism sector, from training to technical assistance.look at issues for further consideration. 13:15 Opening remarks by Mr. Braulio Dias, CBD Executive Secretary and by Mr. Guilherme13:15 Welcome by Facilitator Mrs. Monika Luxem-Fritsch (BMU)13:20 Objectives/Framework Setting by Mr. Christian Glass (BMZ)13:30 Keynote address by Mr. Les Carlisle (“&Beyond“): Care of the Land, Care of the Wildlife, 13:25 Presentations Care of the People13:40 Panel Discussion between park agencies and the tourism industry 13:55 Intervention by Parties and partners Protection of Georgia Biodiversity Fund 14:1514.35 Summary of Debate by Facilitator Mrs. Monika Luxem-Fritsch (BMU) Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities - Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social WebHighlighting Tourism’s Contribution to Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development Background: The Workshop organized by SCBD and aims to provide participants, specially indigenous and local community representatives, with information about new technologies.sustainable tourism to the CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity within the framework of sustainabledevelopment. Experiences in the implementation of sustainable tourism practices, projects and tools 9:00linked with biodiversity conservation in all natural destinations, such as the findings on the applicationof the CBD Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development as well as from the Report on the 9:30 Keynote address by Ron Maderimplementation of Resolution 65/173, Promotion of ecotourism for poverty eradication and13:15 10:00 knowledge and conserve biodiversity.13:30 Panel Discussion 13:00 Lunch 14:00 15:00 Follow-up activities: Where do we go from here?14:30 Questions and Answers Contact:, Please register on and via facebook