Conference Endogenous Development and Bio-Cultural Diversity
The interplay of worldviews, globalisation and locality
Project at a glance
Dates and Place03 - 05 October 2006, Geneva, Switzerland
Compas, Centre for Development and Environment CDE form the University of Bern, IUCN, and KFPE and will hosted by the Centre for Development Studies (IUED) of the University of Geneva
The conference will bring together some 50 actors of the COMPAS network with another 50 persons and relevant organisations having experiences in the promotion of bio-cultural and endogenous sustainable development. The list of participants and the abstracts we have received so far can be seen at www.bioculturaldiversity.net
The main objectives of the conference are:
The programme of the conference involves plenary sessions and workshops on 10 different themes. The programme is included in a separate document and also the themes are elaborated in a document that is sent separately.
After the presentations, the groups reflects on the implications of the experiences and concepts discussed in the group and formulate recommendations for:
The group will formulate conclusions and recommendations for each of these and present them to the plenary.
Each group will also formulate a text of not more than 50 words to be included in the Geneva declaration on endogenous development and bio-cultural diversity.
There will be 10 subgroups, each focussing on a particular theme.
For more information: www.bioculturaldiversity.net
Role of ICVolunteers
Volunteers from ICV provided logistical and administrative support to this Conference.
Posted: 2006-10-09 Updated: 2007-1-20