Durban+5 and beyond : locating and integrating youth perspective

Jana, Sudeep, Koss, Rebecca and Faccer, Kristy 2008, Durban+5 and beyond : locating and integrating youth perspective, Parks, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 43-50.

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Title Durban+5 and beyond : locating and integrating youth perspective
Author(s) Jana, Sudeep
Koss, Rebecca
Faccer, Kristy
Journal name Parks
Volume number 17
Issue number 2
Start page 43
End page 50
Total pages 8
Publisher Science and Technology Letters
Place of publication Middlesex, England
Publication date 2008-12
ISSN 0960-233X
Keyword(s) protected areas
youth perspective
Summary The importance of engaging young people in protected areas and nature conservation has become an undisputed agenda for the international conservation community, but it remains a challenging one.This is an important agenda to assess as we attempt to reflect on the Durban World Park Congress and forsee the next steps. The paper traces the background of youth engagement within the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) It portrays youth as an innovative and diverse constituency with the critical knowledge to advance nature conservation in protected areas (PAs), highlighting the perceptions, visions and key messages of youth to global PA leaders.It identifies the key issuesin the discourse of engaging youth in protected ares and recommends concrete actions for the future
Language eng
Field of Research 050299 Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 960999 Land and Water Management of Environments not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
HERDC collection year 2008
Copyright notice ©2008 IUCN, Gland, Switzerland
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