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
Added by Markus Schmidt on October 31, 2012 at 12:32 — No Comments
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
Added by Markus Schmidt on October 9, 2012 at 15:09 — No Comments
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
Added by Markus Schmidt on September 20, 2012 at 13:30 — No Comments
„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
Added by Markus Schmidt on September 3, 2012 at 22:16 — No Comments
the citizen participation project „World Wide Views on Biodiversity“ (WWViews) might fit your interests, so we want to inform you about it in time. WWViews will take place at the 15th of September 2012 in about 30 countries on five continents. Hundred citizens per country deliberate in a daylong meeting on what has to be done to halt the worldwide loss of biological diversity. The project was created by the Danish Board of Technology…Continue
Added by Markus Schmidt on May 21, 2012 at 11:27 — No Comments
I would like to invite you to participate in the World Wide Views (WWViews) on Biodiversity process. WWViews on Biodiversity wants to address and discuss the challenges that impede the safeguarding of biodiversity.
WWViews on Biodiversity is an ambitious, global citizen participation project on global biodiversity policies and actions. The project is coordinated by the Danish Board of Technology, with support from Biofaction (Markus…
Added by Markus Schmidt on February 15, 2012 at 16:16 — No Comments