Peace and Biodiversity Dialogue Initiative


Compile publicly available information on TBPAs;

Identify among them conflict country TBPAs;

Document the values of biodiversity conservation on improving ecosystem services, including in those of TBPAs and how they benefit neighboring countries;

Showcase the value of conservation to improve peace through some case studies (from the published information);

Include a session on forthcoming regional workshops (Africa and Central and Eastern Europe) on PBDI and collect information from countries on such ongoing initiatives;

Compile best practice guidelines, case studies and disseminate them;

Foster partnerships and collaboration with ongoing initiatives;

Identify next steps for organizing small workshops for furthering dialogue among select countries;

Invite countries where there is ongoing conflict to these small workshops to facilitate interaction in a neutral country location; and

Develop next steps based on the positive outcomes from the small workshops.