|Biodiversity and Climate Change Project – Communication Strategy Workshop|
6 - 7 December 2011, Los Baños, Laguna
The Federal Republic of Germany, through the GIZ, is supporting the Biodiversity and Climate Change Project. The initiative aims to enhance the capacity of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) in providing ASEAN Member States (AMS) with advisory services on strategies and instruments for biodiversity conservation-related intervention measures on climate protection and adaptation to climate change. The core programme includes the development, validation and dissemination of innovative instruments among AMS.
Objectives of the Workshop
The objectives of the workshop are:
1. To develop an ACB-BCCP Communication Strategy with focus on biodiversity and climate change;
2. To draft a calendar of strategic and gender-sensitive communication activities for the duration of the BCCP;
3. To develop a monitoring and evaluation mechanism for the communication strategy; and,
4. Plan for the regional workshop scheduled for 2012 wherein AMS will craft a regional communication strategy for biodiversity and climate change.
The workshop will be attended by the ACB-GIZ Technical Working Group on BCCP, staff of the ACB Communication and Public Affairs Unit, information officers/staff of GIZ in Manila, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) information officers (head of DENR public affairs and information officer of the DENR-Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau), and representatives of the ASEAN Secretariat, media, communication students, and NGOs.