What future for other effective conservation measures (OECMs) in the context of the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030

ONLINE EVENT – 4 DECEMBER 2023, 15:00– 16h30 CET 

In the context of the Kunming-Montreal Global biodiversity framework and the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) are an essential tool to achieve the nature protection targets, specifically with regard to the target of 30% of EU’s land and sea area to be protected by 2030. As OECMs are a relatively new tool in many Member States, the webinar aims at discussing with national, European, and global actors how OECMs have been used to protect biodiversity in a more pragmatic way while recognizing and respecting the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities.

Mr. Cy Griffin
Senior Conservation Manager at FACE

Dr. Stephen Woodley
Co-chair of the IUCN WCPA Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures Specialist Group

Mr. Frank Vassen
European Commission, DG Environment

Ms. Carole Martinez
MedPAN Policy Manager

Dr. Olivier Hymas
Senior researcher, University of Lausanne

This online event will include a wide-ranging Q&A session, allowing online participants to engage directly with the speakers. To participate in this informative session, interested individuals are required to register via the webform below.


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