Biodiversity governance – local and international

This thematic stream explores the crucial role of effective governance in biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in with a focus on examining governance frameworks and practices at both local and international levels.

Governance plays a pivotal role in shaping policies, regulations, and decision-making processes that impact biodiversity. This stream delves into the complexities of biodiversity governance, considering the perspectives of local communities, indigenous peoples, governments, and international institutions. It aims to identify strategies for strengthening governance systems, enhancing participation and inclusion, and fostering multi-stakeholder collaborations to address the challenges of biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.”