Members and the committee of the iucn world commission on protected areas iucn wcpa have been extremely supportive of this and previous protected planet reports in 2012 and 2014. View the iucn marine mammal protected areas task force mission statement. Evaluating management effectiveness using the wcpa framework. This series has produced the following full publications by leading australian experts on environmental research and policy from across governments, ngos and academia.
One of aciucns flagship event series is the annual science informing policy symposium series. The framework for management effectiveness developed by the iucn world commission for protected areas was published in the first version of this best practice guideline. The following account on management effectiveness is mostly taken from 1 evaluating effectiveness. The mpa plan of action for iucns world commission on protected areas. Developing a framework for the efficient design and. The iucn wcpa pame framework download scientific diagram. Additionally, the gmpp works with several commissions, including the world commission on protected areas wcpa marine division, the species survival commissions ssc specialists groups, the marine conservation subcommittee, the commission on environmental law cel oceans law and governance specialists group and the. Differing assessment methodologies have emerged around the world, many of them building upon the framework agreed by the international union for the conservation of nature iucn and its world commission on protected areas wcpa for assessing management effectiveness. Competences this lists categorises 300 specific skills and associated knowledge requirements potentially required by. Iucn s views on the preparation, scope and content of the post2020 global biodiversity framework. A framework for assessing the management of protected areas.
Building on the beyond aichi sessions held at the world parks congress in sydney in 2014, the purpose of the wcpas beyond the aichi targets task force is twofold. We carry out the work of the mountains biome, which was established by the iucn in 1992 with the goals of. It is financed over five years as a contribution to the achievement of targets contained in the cbd aichi 2020 framework, and is working in at least 26 countries at the global level. For this reason, iucn wcpa decided to develop a common framework 2nd edition, hockings et al. This publication was developed as a key output of the innovation for 21st century conservation symposium, held in 2012 in partnership with the south australian government, the nature conservancy and iucn wcpa.
Imen meliane, iucnwcpa, reported that there are over 1500 pas across the 16 countries of the middle east and north africa region, although mpas account for only 1% of the overall protected territory. Downloads marine mammal protected areas task force. The iucnwcpa global register of for protected area practitioners. The iucn green list of protected and conserved areas standard the iucn green list standard is organised into four components of successful nature conservation in protected and conserved areas. To maximise the potential of protected areas we need to understand strengths and weaknesses in their. The global register of competences for protected area practitioners is a cornerstone of a global iucn wcpa initiative for professionalising protected area management. The task force, in partnership with iucn wcpa marine and other experts, is in the process of developing a three conditions framework for the oceans. Management effectiveness evaluation in protected areas a. Representation of the proportion of indicators coded according to the iucn. A global register of competencies for protected area.
It is supported by iucn s programme on protected areas and has over 1,400 members, spanning 140 countries. Framework given the complexity of governance processes and mechanisms, there are a number of possible entry points for legal evaluation. The enhancing our heritage eoh toolkit contains twelve. The strategic framework for capacity development sfcd is the result. Wcpa protected area management effectiveness pame framework hockings et al. The mountain theme, world commission on protected areas, iucn a global overview of mountain protected areas on the world heritage list mountain research and development vol 23 no 3 august 2003 lawrence s. The iucn wcpa beyond the aichi targets task force will assist parties to the cbd to consider what the goals should be beyond 2020. Wwfs rappam methodology is one of several ongoing efforts to develop specific assessment tools that are consistent with the wcpa framework. An operational framework to assess the value of fisheries. The iucn green list for protected and conserved areas standard provides a holistic framework that can help countries navigate this process hockings et al. The event was chaired by kathy mackinnon, world commission on protected areas chair iucnwcpa and jointly opened by dr. The beyond the aichi targets task force, appointed by the iucn world commission on protected areas, is trying to answer this question.
Recognizing the need for a generic approach, the world commission on protected areas wcpa developed an evaluation framework allowing specific evaluation methodologies to be designed within a consistent overall approach. Iucn s world commission on protected areas wcpa is the worlds premier network of protected area expertise. The strategic framework for capacity development sfcd is the result of a widespread programme of activities and consultations during 20 and 2015, including the world parks congress in sydney australia in november 2014. Governance of protected areas iucn help to provide educational opportunities including about management approaches. Despite the commitments made by governments in 2010 to take effective and urgent action to halt the loss of biodiversity to ensure resilient ecosystems by 2020, much remains to be done still. The iucn world commission on protected areas focuses on two major biomes, marine and mountain. At that stage, although the iucn wcpa management effectiveness evaluation framework had been developed over several years, it had only been field tested in a few countries.
Draft guidance for ecological corridors in the context of ecological networks for conservation how to contribute to the consultation anyone wishing to contribute toward improving the guidance can download the consultation draft proposed improvements should address substantive matters and provided as a formulated amendment, deletion, or. The work of the theme is built around implementing the iucn wcpa strategic framework for capacity development in protected areas and other conserved territories sfcd. It is further explained and interpreted, although not substantially altered, in this version. The symposium explored ways to build the protected area system the core habitat for our species and large scale landscapescale. Our mission is to promote the establishment of a global, representative system of effectively managed and lasting networks of mpas. Protected area technical report series click on title to download. Systems for assessing the effectiveness of management in. Iucn wcpa beyond the aichi targets task force tor april 2017. The register is a nearcomprehensive list of 300 skills and associated knowledge requirements competences regularly required in protected areas and in associated work around the. Pdf the iucn green list of protected and conserved areas. Framework context, planning, inputs, process, outputs and outcomes, but has an emphasis on context, planning, inputs and processes. The sfcd is the result of two years of consultations, culminating at the iucn world parks congress in australia in 2014. Transboundary conservation international union for. Commission on protected areas wcpa iucn in collaboration with the.
This youth voices curriculum sourcebook, developed as part of the iucn world conservation congress hawaii 2016 to reach younger generations, aims to infuse nature into teaching and learning endeavors, to help reconnect children and youth with nature, and to inspire their passion and action for. Designed to support governments, agencies, ngos, donors, communitybased. Twentyseven assessment methodologies were analyzed in relation to this framework. Download scientific diagram the iucn wcpa pame framework from publication. The register is a nearcomprehensive list of 300 skills. The iucn wcpa framework for assessing management effectiveness of. Other events included a shout out for species conservation action and developing a new legal framework to live in harmony with nature. Most pame approaches relate to the international union for conservation of nature and world commission on protected areas iucn wcpa framework, which is based on the theory of change toc and the logic model framework.
Strong baseline data and community involvement from the start of the process is key. Using the iucn green list of protected and conserved areas to. May 14, 2010 for this reason, iucn wcpa decided to develop a common framework 2nd edition, hockings et al. Iucn wcpa has for many years championed the cause of enhancing protected areas management effectiveness, and has been supported in this endeavor by decisions of the cbd where national governments have agreed to undertake management effectiveness assessments as a routine component of their. Iucn iucn world commission on protected areas wcpa.
The initiative acts at as an umbrella for coherent projects of many partners and is designed to improve recognition, support and effectiveness of iccas by. Evaluating effectiveness a framework for assessing. First published in 2002, the mett was one of the first tools developed to reflect the iucn wcpa framework for protected area management effectiveness, and since then it has become one of the most used pame tools across the globe. The wcpa management effectiveness framework where to. In this reprint of the 2008 categories new text on recognising protected areas and assigning management categories and governance types, drawing on global best practice and extensive consultation. Iucn 2008 protected areas categories by parques areas. A global register of competences for protected area. Iucn world commission on protected areas wcpa, privately protected areas and nature stewardship specialist group. The world commission on protected areas wcpa the world commission on protected areas wcpa is the worlds leading network of protected area managers and specialists, with over 1,300 members in 140 countries. The strategic framework for capacity development sfcd is the result of a widespread programme of. The global register of competences for protected area practitioners is a cornerstone of a global iucn wcpa initiative for professionalising protected area management, initiated through the iucn world parks congress in sydney in november 2014. The 2014 iucn world parks congress the congress held in sydney, australia had in attendance the largest cohort of emerging and current young conservation leaders under the age of 35, including many with a passion and commitment specifically to marine conservation. The first version of this document was published in 2000.
Iucn wcpa regional vicechair europe andrej sovinc countries of the region albania, andorra, austria, belgium, bosnia and herzegovina, bulgaria, c. The iucnwcpa and big ocean lsmpa guidelines provide a significant framework basis. Iucn world commission on protected areas protected areas on land and sea are the cornerstones of international efforts to conserve biodiversity. The whole concept of assessing management effectiveness of protected areas was still in its infancy. Pdf assessing effectivenessa framework for assessing. The global register of competences for protected area. A guidea guidebook for monitoring and evaluation book for monitoring and evaluationbook for monitoring and evaluation by. Iucnwcpa framework for assessing management effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems. Iucn wcpa strategic framework for capacity development. Iucn central and west africa region currently has over 100 staff members working in its offices in burkina faso, guinea bissau, mali, mauritania, senegal, niger, cameroon, nigeria, ghana, gabon, congo dr, congo. Guidelines for applying protected area management categories. Iucn world commission on protected areas wcpa iucn species survival commission ssc international committee on marine mammal protected areas icmmpa tethys research institute. Moderator ranney closed the session by announcing that iucn will continue to carry forward the dialogue of connecting spirituality and conservation.
The wcpa framework aims to provide overall guidance in the development of assessment systems and to encourage standards for assessment and reporting. In particular kathy mckinnon iucn wcpa chair and trevor sandwith global protected areas programme, iucn. During the past decade, the term a governancea has grown in importance and is used in many contexts,31 including that of protected areas. Please sign up for our newsletter to receive updates. The iucn protected area management categories is a core document for the development, reporting and understanding of protected areas worldwide. Financing protected areas task force of the world commission on protected areas wcpa of iucn, in collaboration with the economics unit of iucn, 2000. Toolkit contains twelve practical tools for assessing the management effectiveness of natural world heritage sites. Iucnwcpa mountains biome network mountain experts and. The wcpa framework is based on the management cycle illustrated on page 4. This framework is based on evaluation of the effectiveness of legal principles relevant to natural resources governance.
The wcpa management effectiveness framework where to from here. Wcpa is one of the six voluntary commissions of iucn and is administered by the. To view and download the management effectiveness information stored in the. Applying iucns global conservation standards to marine. Cyril kormos iucn world commission for protected areas vice. Wcpa marine is the worlds premier network of marine protected area mpa expertise. The pitcairn islands marine reserve is a useful example for future lsmpa designations. Hamilton vicechair mountains, world commission on protected areas, iucn, 342 bittersweet lane, charlotte, vt 05445, usa. It was officially established in 2003 following the vth iucn world parks congress where marine experts formulated a 10year high seas mpa strategy. The iucn constituency in oceania has established an informal collaboration framework through which it engages in regional dialogue with colleagues to address conservation priorities for the region.
The beyond the aichi targets task force of the iucn world commission on protected areas has been conducting global consultations on what would be meaningful spatial conservation targets for achieving the conservation of biological diversity and halting biodiversity loss. The world commission on protected areas wcpa has therefore developed a framework for assessment1. The iucn wcpa and big ocean lsmpa guidelines provide a significant framework basis. Having iucn play a strong role in the mountain agenda follow up on chapter of agenda 21 from the rio earth summit. What should global conservation targets be beyond 2020. The new guidelines, issued in 2008 dudley, 2008, contain subtle but important changes to the definitions of both protected areas and the categories. The revised iucn protected area management categories.
Wild foundation, wcpa world heritage world heritage programme, wcpa, tilcepa crosscutting themes this crosscutting theme will provide an opportunity to take stock of successes and challenges in this subset of protected areas that are listed as being of outstanding. Iucn wcpa strategic framework for protected area capacity development sfcd the sfcd is the result of two years of consultations, culminating at the iucn world parks congress in australia in 2014. The methodology is a rapid assessment based on a scorecard questionnaire. At that stage, although the iucnwcpa management effectiveness evaluation framework had been developed over several years, it had only. The consultant will work under the supervision of iucn north africa programme coordinator, and in collaboration with the regional vicechair of wcpa and the cochair of the wcpa oecm task force to finalise the methodology, collection of data and facilitation of interviews and contacts with key pa stakeholders in the region as needed. Such a framework contributes to the wider concept of considering other effective areabased conservation measures oecms, as complementing conservation efforts and substantially contributing to effectively and equitably achieving aichi biodiversity target 11. Indigenous and traditional peoples and protected areas. A global register of competences for protected area practitioners iii the designation of geographical entities in this book, and the presentation of the material, do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of iucn concerning the legal status of any country, territory, or area, or of its. An operational framework to assess the value of fisheries restricted areas fras for marine conservation was developed. Wcpa marine, iucn global marine and polar programme how to design and manage effective marine protected areas mpas and marine protected area networks to address the key challenges. The scorecard includes all six elements of management identified in the iucn wcpa.
For some of our thinking about the three conditions framework and how it may work for the ocean, please see the webinar below. It builds on a wealth of good practice from around the world to identify four main strategic programmes that will help address the most improtant. The wcpa framework is based on the idea that good protected area management follows a. The 10 year strategy built upon the results of a joint iucn, wcpa and wwf experts workshop on high seas mpas in january 2003. Iucn world commission on protected areas wcpa abstract. A framework for assessing management effectiveness of protected areas 2nd edition, iucn wcpa and university of queensland, gland switzerland and brisane australia, by hockings, m, s stolton, f leverington, n dudley and j corrau 2006 and ii from. The strategic framework for capacity development in protected areas and other conserved territories 20152025developed by iucnwcpa. Iucn wcpa task force on other effective areabased conservation measures this solutions in focus publication introduces examples of marine protected areas mpas under various governance types as well as management approaches that likely do not fall under the iucn. Iucn wcpa management effectiveness specialist group tor 20172020. These areas, including national parks, protected landscapes and countless other. A paper for the beyond the trees conference, bangkok, 2000 the wcpa management effectiveness framework where to from here.
Marc hockings, nigel dudley and sue stolton summary. The iucn regional office for central and west africa is. It is administered by iucn s global programme on protected areas and has over 2,500 members, spanning 140 countries. The world commission on protected areas wcpa s high seas task force spans decades. Terms of reference capacity needs assessment and capacity. Empowering emerging leaders in marine conservation.848 540 700 1562 106 416 1069 250 1468 1683 35 1471 893 1075 561 1386 1231 1406 1570 845 1533 670 82 1093 122 434 211 1012 606 988 215