14-18 November 2019, Isle of Vilm, Germany
This International Expert Workshop will create a tailored action plan and timetable to ensure World Heritage can make an impactful contribution to shaping the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. The results are expected to inform the processes under both the UNESCO World Heritage Convention and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). This will also relate to processes involved in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Jointly organised by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) with its International Academy for Nature Conservation and the IUCN World Heritage Programme, it is funded by the German Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU).
The workshop's aims are:
By supporting this workshop, BfN continues its work on fostering an integrated consideration of natural and cultural heritage under the World Heritage Convention. It also demonstrates its long-standing support to and partnership with IUCN, and the Advisory Bodies’ processes within the World Heritage Convention.