Governance as Key for Effective and Equitable Protected Area Systems

Authors:
CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas

Publication Date:
2008

Abstract/Summary:
Governance is about power, relationships, responsibility and accountability. It is about who has influence, who decides, and how decision-makers are held accountable. There are many important decisions to be made about protected areas and, related to those, come specific powers and responsibilities.

STAPER categories:

    Resource Type:
    White Paper

    Source:
    Conference on Biological Diversity

    Link:
    http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/governance_of_protected_areas_for_cbd_pow_briefing_note_08_1.pdf