When:
26 Oct 2016 – 27 Oct 2016 all-day
2016-10-26T00:00:00+02:00
2016-10-28T00:00:00+02:00
Where:
DOB Ecology
8194 Veessen
Netherlands
Contact:
Earthmind & DOB Ecology

dobecologyVerified Conservation Areas (VCA) Approach


Strategy Workshop


DOB Ecology, Veessen, The Netherlands – 26-27 October 2016


DAY ONE – Wednesday, 26 October

12:30 – Arrival & lunch

14:00 – Session 1 – Where are we now?

Overview and discussion of the components of the VCA Approach:

VCA Standard, Toolkit & Registry

VCA Partners, Board, Auditors, Committee, Friends & Team

VCA communications – website, FAQs, flyers, presentations, papers, video, twitter, mailouts

VCA events in 2016 – The Hague, CBD SBSSTA (Montreal), UNEP UNEA (Nairobi), Oxford, Cambridge, IUCN WCC (Honolulu), IWRS (Windhoek), CITES (Joburg) plus EU B&B Platform (The Hague), CBD COP (Cancun)

15:00 – Session 2 – Where would we like to be by 2020?

16:00 – Session 3 – What do we need to do to get there?

Operationalising, growing & profiling the VCA Partners?

Strengthening VCA structures – Board, Auditor, Committee & Team?

Evolving the VCA Standard & Toolkit?

Growing the VCA Registry & enabling financing for VCAs?

Outreach? Communications? Marketing?

Targets for 2017?

18:00 – Wrap of Day One

Dinner


DAY TWO – Thursday, 27 October

Breakfast

08:30 – Session 4 – How do we make this happen?

12:00 – Wrap up of Day Two

12:30 – Lunch & departure


VCA website: http://ConserveAreas.org

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