SESSION 1: CLIMATE CHANGE & BIODIVERSITY OPENING DAY

PROGRAM

Session chairs: Cyril Kormos and Alec Marr

Introduction and welcome: Towards a nature, climate and rights policy agenda for the WHC
Alec Marr (Australian Rainforest Conservation Society) and Cyril Kormos (Wild Heritage)

How do Biodiversity and climate change overlap? The critical importance of ecosystem integrity
Prof. Brendan Mackey (Griffith University)

Why the World Heritage Convention and World Heritage Sites are uniquely important in the fight against CC
Cyril Kormos (Wild Heritage)

Successful Advocacy in the World Heritage Convention: A primer
Alec Marr (Australian Rainforest Conservation Society) & Ivan Blokov (Greenpeace)

Rights-based approaches and World Heritage: Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (KKFC)
(tbc)