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The International Workshop on Governance in Asian Protected Areas: Follow-up on the Aichi Target (Post 2010 Target) and Protected Areas Decision from the CBD/COP10

December 21, 2010

Following on from the decisions made at CBD/COP10 and the post 2010 targets, this international workshop will be held between the 8th and 10th of January, 2011 at Akita International University in Akita, Japan. The workshop is co-hosted by the MOE, the World Commission on Protected Areas -Japan (WCPA-J), and Akita International University. The aims of the workshop are: 1) To examine the current status of protected areas in Asia, 2) To provide an opportunity for sharing the experiences and lessons learned in the Asian region and to facilitate the making of new acquaintances, and 3) To develop collaborative relationships among researchers, government administrators, non-profit and non-governmental organizations working in protected area governance in Asia.

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