The course presents an overview of the most relevant concepts, developments and tools in biodiversity conservation with regard to development cooperation and offers a broad forum for the exchange of experiences with colleagues and other experts.
The two annual seminars on nature conservation in development cooperation have been held since 1999 at the International Academy for Nature Conservation Isle of Vilm. Jointly organised by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the International Academy for Nature Conservation Isle of Vilm of the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN).The first seminar “Biodiversity conservation for human wellbeing” presents an overview of the most relevant concepts and tools in biodiversity conservation with regard to development cooperation, it offers a broad forum for the exchange of experiences. The second seminar is devoted to the in-depth consideration of a specific topic identified as of particular interest.
The language of both seminars will be English.
Applicants have to fill in an application form. Decision on and confirmation of participation will be made by early April 2020, based on a number of criteria incl. geographical and institutional balance, relevance to current work, former participation in Vilm trainings, personal motivation, etc.
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