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A webinar and exchange on OECMs and ICCAs

Harry Jonas, a long-term active member of the ICCA Consortium and and co-chair of the IUCN WCPA Task Force on Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures (OECMs) will be facilitating an exchange on OECMs (Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures) and ICCAs (territories and areas conserved by indigenous territories and local communities). He will tackle the following questions: what is understood as OECMs? What is their relevance with respect to ICCAs? Harry Jonas, together with other ICCA Consortium members, will offer some keys of understanding, and pursue the debate…

*Kindly note: The quality of the video begins badly but improves

A special Issue  of PARKS on “Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures” (No.24) was published. You can download the full Issue here and the papers will soon be available for individual download

Please also see the article: “Will ‘other effective area-based conservation measures’ increase recognition and support for ICCAs?” by Harry D. Jonas, Emma Lee, Holly C. Jonas, Clara Matallana-Tobon, Kim Sander Wright, Fred Nelson and Eli Enns. In PARKS, volume 23.2, NOVEMBER 2017, IUCN: