Tuesday, 06 September 2022 04:56
Kota Kinabalu Declaration from the 2nd Asia Parks Congress (2022)Written by joseanna
- Type: Report/Publication, Global Publication
- Source: SGP, UNDP, IUCN, ICCA Consortium, IKI/BMUV
- Focal Areas: Biodiversity
- Priority Groups: Indigenous Peoples
- Partnerships: ICCA-GSI
Under the theme of Parks for Nature and People, over 1,250 multi-level stakeholders from 49 countries in Asia attended the 2nd Asia Parks Congress. The stakeholders, including indigenous peoples and local communities, representatives of UN agencies, government, and civil society, identified the priorities for the next decade to strengthen systems of protected and conserved areas across the region, and to contribute to the achievement of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework being negotiated under the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Congress concluded with the signing of the Kota Kinabalu Declaration.