CBD Training Workshop in Guatemala, Day 1

Yolanda Teran- Maria Eugenia Choque y Florina Lopez Miro

The Secretariat of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), in collaboration with the International Indigenous Forum (IIFB), Forest People Programme (FPP), Natural Justice (NJ), SwedBio, and Sotzil Association, hosted a training workshop on Community-based Monitoring, Indicators on Traditional Knowledge and Customary Sustainable Use and Community Protocols, within the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, from 8 to 10 June in Panajachel, Guatemala.

Second CDB Training Workshop in Guatemala, Day 1

Maya Ceremony W2

The Secretariat of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) hosted a dialogue workshop on Assessment of Collective Action of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Biodiversity Conservation and Resource Mobilization in Panajachel, Guatemala from 11-13 June 2015.

CBD Training Workshop in Guatemala, Day 2

Joji Carino W2

Representatives of the Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) Mr. Maurizio Ferrari and Ms. Caroline de Jong provided an introduction to article 10(c) of the Convention. FPP provided a background to the global Plan of Action for Customary Sustainable Use of the CBD and shared various case studies which provided general or common customary rules.

Second CBD Training Workshop in Guatemala, Day 2

Maria Andrea Pech Certificate

Panel on values, valuation and measuring the benefits of collective action and the contribution to biological diversity followed by a panel dialogue on Methods for measuring and aggregating data related to collective action

CBD Training Workshop in Guatemala, Day 3

John Scott WI

The third day of the workshop, participants worked in regional groups to agree on possible content and additional donors that could be approached, timing and possible venues for the four regional training workshops, organized by the CBD to be held in 2016.