Linking Journalism with the Web of Life
One of the outcomes of the recently concluded meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP11) about the future protection of biodiversity, has been a recognition of a new and interesting approach to raising awareness and involvement of the public. The draft decision text highlights: “The Conference of Parties (COP) encourages Parties, relevant organizations and stakeholders to support and contribute to communication…Continue
Posted on October 31, 2012 at 12:32
World Wide Views on Biodiversity (WWViews on Biodiversity) is a globe-encompassing democratic deliberation on biodiversity. On September 15, 2012, it gathered citizen views on international biodiversity policy issues and disseminated them to policymakers involved in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
The 3,000 participating…Continue
Posted on October 9, 2012 at 15:09
First Results of World Wide Views on Biodiversity: Three quarters of citizens were very concerned about biodiversity loss, people in developing countries feel more affected. Citizens agree that all countries should pay for protection, but the main part should come from developed countries.
The 3,000 participants of World Wide Views on Biodiversity (WWViews) – the first-ever global citizen consultation on biodiversity - were selected to reflect the demographic…Continue
Posted on September 20, 2012 at 13:30
„World Wide Views on Biodiversity“ organizes local consultations of laypeople worldwide. Citizens views on a global challenge - the rapid loss of biodiversity - will be collected on September 15 and might enhance negotiations at the matching UN-Conference in October.
The citizen participation project „World Wide Views on Biodiversity“ (WWViews) will take place 15th of September 2012 in…Continue
Posted on September 3, 2012 at 22:16