2012 Costa Rica
WCPA SC Meeting Podgorica, Montenegro 21-21 April 2013

Day 1

Sunday 21 April 2013


08:45 1. Welcome by Director of IUCN’s Programme Office for South-Eastern Europe and WCPA Regional Vice Chair for Europe - Boris Erg/Andrej Sovinc
09:00   Opening of meeting by Ms Ivana Vojinovic, Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, Montenegro - Ms Ivana Vojinovic
9:15 2. Welcome and introduction - Ernesto Enkerlin
9:15 2.1 Welcome participants and record apologies/adopt agenda - Ernesto Enkerlin
9:20 2.2 Introduction of members of the SC - All
9:40 2.3 Chair ‘s outline of WCPA direction based on mandate and approved IUCN Programme - Ernesto Enkerlin
Presentation
9:55 2.4 Deputy Chair’s outline of key issues and challenges - Kathy MacKinnon
Presentation
10:10 3. GPAP Director’s report 2012 - Trevor Sandwith
Presentation
10:30   TEA/COFFEE BREAK
11:00 4. Matters arising from the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012 -Chair: Kathy MacKinnon
  4.1 Members’ Assembly (recommendations and resolutions) involving WCPA/GPAP – definition of responsibilities and process for implementation. Pedro Rosabal
WCC Resolutions and Recommendations Background Document
Presentation
  4.2 National Park CEO’s Forum (hosted by Korean National Park Service) and follow-up - Nik Lopoukhine
Presentation
11:45 5. Matters arising from the CBD COP11 in Hyderabad (October 2012) - Chair: Kathy MacKinnon
  5.1 Decisions affecting  the priorities of WCPA/GPAP work.- Trevor Sandwith
  5.2 Relationship with the CBD Secretariat - Charles Besançon
Presentation
  5.3 Providing inputs into the CBD policy and technical calendar 2013/2014 - Kathy MacKinnon, Charles Besançon
12:30 6. Matters arising from other policy influencing processes - Chair: Andrej Sovinc
  6.1 UNFCCC - Nigel Crawhall
Report
Report back
  6.2 Rio 2012 - Ernesto Enkerlin
  6.3 World Heritage -  Cyril Kormos/Mariam Kenza Ali
Presentation
  6.4 Other policy influencing opportunities -James Hardcastle, Kathy MacKinnon
13:00   LUNCH
14:00 7. The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 - Chair: Ernesto Enkerlin
14:00 7.1 Update on host country and IUCN preparations - Trevor Sandwith
WPC Outline Presentation
Natural Solutions Plans for the WPC Presentation
14:20 7.2 Update on Programme Working Group and Congress Streams - Kathy MacKinnon
Presentation
14:40 7.3 Update on Communications Strategy - Jamie Kemsey
Presentation
14:50 7.4 Update  on Fundraising Strategy - Trevor Sandwith
15:30   TEA/COFFEE (Working Group can keep working during coffee break)
16:00 7.5 Consideration of WCPA leadership and involvement in the World Parks Congress
18:00   BREAK AND OTHER GROUP MEETINGS (Green List Task Force))
19:30   WINE TASTING AND DINNER

Day 2

Monday 22 April 2013

9:00

8. WCPA Steering Committee, Task Force and Specialist Group reports - Chair: Ernesto Enkerlin
9:00 8.1 Overview of reports received and matters arising from 2012 reports - Ernesto Enkerlin, Kathy MacKinnon
WCPA 2012 Reports Background Document
Presentation
9:20 8.2 Administrative matters arising from technical and financial reports - Trevor Sandwith/Zsuzsa Törös
Presentation
9:30 8.3 Discussion regarding Task Forces, Specialist Groups, leadership and direction for the period 2013-2016, including preparation and role in the World Parks Congress - Kathy MacKinnon
10:30    TEA/COFFEE
11:00 9.

Task Force and Specialist Group priority activities for input and endorsement by WCPA Steering Committee - Chair: Dan Laffoley
Natural Solutions Concept Background Paper

11:00 9.1 IUCN Green List of Protected Areas – presentation and discussion of concept paper and proposed work plan - Marc Hockings/David Reynolds/ James Hardcastle
Presentation
11:30 9.2

WCPA/SSC Joint Task Force on Biodiversity and Protected Areas – progress report and key issues for consideration - Tom Brooks
Presentation

12:00 9.3 WDPA/Protected Planet – further development - Naomi Kingston/Trevor Sandwith
Presentation
12:30 9.4 Young Professionals- proposed directions - Elaine Hsiao
Young Professionals Strategic Plan Background Document
Presentation
12:45 9.5

Discussion on business lines/certification proposals which require sustained IUCN/WCPA support - Ernesto Enkerlin, Kathy MacKinnon 

12:45 9.6

Other presentations
International Connectivity Conservation Network Linking people and landscapes, Presentation Olivier Chassot,/Graeme Worboys

Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group Maja Vasilijević

13:00   LUNCH
14:00 10. Capacity Development Programme - Chair: Penny Figgis
  10.1

Overall direction and leadership of the WCPA Capacity Development Programme - Kathy Mackinnon/Eduard Mueller/Dave Reynolds
WCPA PA Capacity Development Programme Strategy Background Document
Presentation

  10.2 Report from the BIOPAMA Regional Workshops and implications for WCPA actions under BIOPAMA- Nick Cox
Presentation
  10.3 Discussion on optimising WCPA and GPAP’s capacity development priorities in the run-up to the World Parks Congress - Nigel Dudley/Kathy MacKinnon
Presentation
15.30   TEA/COFFEE
16:00 11. Publications - Chair: Julia Miranda
16:00 11.1 PARKS - Sue Stolton
Parks 19.1.
Presentation
16:20 11.2

Schedule of WCPA Publications in development - Dave Reynolds
Draft Best Practice Guideline Schedule Background document
Publication proposal form
Publication proposal : Healthy Parks Healthy People
Publication Proposal - Private Protected Areas
Publication Proposal - Management Guidelines for Large-Scale MPAs 
Presentation 

16:40 11.3 E-Book production: Management and Governance of PAs - Graeme Worboys
Presentation
17:00 11.4 Principles and procedures for developing IUCN WCPA publications - Dave Reynolds/Kathy MacKinnon
Draft Editorial Policy for BPG Background document
  11.5

Series editor(s) 

17:30 12. Regional Vice Chair roles and responsibilities (refer to RVC Terms of Reference) - Ernesto Enkerlin/Penny Figgis
18:00   BREAK (Regional Vice Chairs meet-) (E-Book authors meet) (GPAP Staff Meeting)
19:30    DINNER

 

Day 3

Tuesday 23 April

9:00 13. Secretariat services to IUCN-WCPA - Chair: Trevor Sandwith
9:00 13.1 WCPA Membership
Presentation
    Membership renewal - Trevor Sandwith
    Membership  application process  (new process) - Trevor Sandwith
    Guide for members (for adoption) - Trevor Sandwith
Draft Guide for Members
    Growing WCPA’s membership - Penny Figgis
9:20 13.2 GPAP Communications - Jamie Kemsey
Presentation
    Communications strategy in the run up to WPC  – roles for WCPA
    GPAP newsletter – roles for WCPA in content management regarding  standard features for 2013/2014
    GPAP website – roles for WCPA in page management for 2013/2014
9:40 13.3 GPAP Financial management - Zsuzsa Törös
    Financial management of Commission Operating Fund
    Project financial management procedures (setting up Project Budgets)
    BIOPAMA financial management
10:00 13.4 Programme development and fundraising - James Hardcastle
Presentation
    Review of current fundraising portfolio and ABC lists / pipeline
     Strategic alignment with IUCN thematic programmes, regions and key donors
    Discussion on funding prospects for programmatic work
10:30   TEA/COFFEE

11:00

14. Awards
  14.1 Fundraising for the Kenton Miller Award in the 2013-2016 period - Ernesto Enkerlin
  14.2 “Green List Champions” Award - Trevor Sandwith
11:30 15. Forthcoming activities involving WCPA
  15.1 World Indigenous Network Congress Darwin 26-31 May 2013 - Nigel Crawhall
  15.2 WILD10 4-10 October 2013 - Cyril Kormos
Presentation
  15.3 Europarc Conference 9-15 October 2013 - Andrej Sovinc
  15.4 IMPAC3 27-29 October 2013 - Dan Laffoley
  15.5 Asia Parks Conference, Sendai Japan, 14-17 Nov 2013 - Yoshi Kumagai
Presentation
  15.6 Pacific Conference on Nature Conservation and PAs, 2-6 Dec 2013 - James Hardcastle
  15.7 Other key events 2013 and 2014 e.g. Birdlife Congress June 2013
13:00   LUNCH
14:00 16. World Heritage Programme 2013/2014 - Cyril Kormos/Tim Badman
Presentation
15:00 17. Consolidation of issues relating to the IUCN World Parks Congress - Ernesto Enkerlin/Kathy MacKinnon/Trevor Sandwith
  18. Chairs’ summary of actions moving forward
  19. Closure of meeting
19:00   WCPA ANNUAL DINNER

 

WCPA SC Meeting, San Josée Costa Rica 2012 WCPA SC Meeting Hinton, Canada, June 2010 WCPA SC meeting, Arboretum Aubonne, May 2011 WCPA SC Meeting, San Pablo del Lago, Ecuador, May 2009 WCPA SC Meeting September 2007, Yellowstone WCPA SC Meeting 2006, Hohe Tauern Austria WCPA SC Meeting 2005, Geelong Australia WCPA SC Meeting 2004, Savonlinna, Finland