WCC 2012 Res 093 - Activity Report

General Information
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IUCN Secretariat
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In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
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IUCN Commissions: 
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IUCN Secretariat: 
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Field activitiesCommunity-based models increasingly considered in DRR GPAP and WCPA are expanding work in support of ICCAs - Indigenous and Community Conserved areas ROWA has developed a strong approach and programme in support if Hima systems in West Asia Many projects of Regional programmes pay greater attention to community-based management
Policy influencing/advocacyIUCN has advocated greater support from governments and MEAs to community-based management, for example at CBD, UNCCD, and other fora
Policy influencing/advocacyIUCN is advocating rights-based approaches, consistent with UN policies, to be applied to conservation actions that involve communities, to ensure respect for self-determination and other community rights (for example in World Heritage)
Policy influencing/advocacySocial Policy, GPAP and the Marine programme are exploring options to increase support to Locally-Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs) and coastal-marine community-based resource management
Policy influencing/advocacyThe Drylands Initiative and the World Initiative on Sustainable Pastoralism have taking many actions in support of pastoral communities
Policy influencing/advocacyWPC had community-based management of protected areas as a key topic and produced many lessons and recommendations for follow-up
Scientific/technical activities
Scientific/technical activitiesCEESP working on Natural Resource Governance Framework (NRGF) that includes community governance as a cornerstone.CEESP and WCEL created a Specialist Group focusing on customary legal systems The Environmental Law Centre and WCEL are working to support customary governance in several countries
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
Actions under this resolution are ongoing and results are seen progressively at the country level
A major result is the will of the conservation community contained in the Promise of Sydney from the World Parks Congress (WPC)
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
Fundraising, expand networking with relevant parts, more advocacy.
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Capacity-buildingThe Global Protected Areas programme is developing a strategy that includes communities.
Field activitiesNew field projects by Regional Programmes
FundraisingNew funding proposals
Policy influencing/advocacyPolicy actions under the SDGs
Scientific/technical activitiesTechnical Publications by ELC, SP and ORMACC