Environmental Law

Module 12: Transboundary PAs

Nyungwe-Kibira Landscape, a cooperative initiative between Rwanda and Burundi Photo: © Adam Cohen
Introduction to the concept of transboundary protected areas and the special legal considerations that are relevant to the establishment and management of effective transboundary protected area agreements and legislation.

Module 12: Course Outline

Guide to content and structure of the module, including suggestions for the instructor on how to prepare and use the materials, additional resources and assessment questions.

Module 12: Seminar Presentation

Presentation on the legal aspects related to the establishment and management of transboundary protected areas, including slides and detailes notes for the educator.

Exercise 12.1: Transboundary Protected Area Governance Challenges (Instructions)

Small group exercise designed to build awareness of the transboundary issues for which coordination and cooperation are required and related governance challenges.

Exercise 12.1: Transboundary Protected Area Governance Challenges (Presentation)

Small group exercise designed to build awareness of the transboundary issues for which coordination and cooperation are required and related governance challenges.

Exercise 12.2: Transboundary Protected Area Negotiations (Instructions)

Large group exercise designed to promote an understanding of the challenges posed by negotiating a transboundary protected area agreement.

Exercise 12.2: Transboundary Protected Area Negotiations (Presentation)

Large group exercise designed to promote an understanding of the challenges posed by negotiating a transboundary protected area agreement.

Module 12: VIDEO - Transboundary Protected Areas

Video explaining the concept of transboundary protected areas and the special legal considerations relevant to them.

 

User contributed materials

The following material was freely provided by users to enhance the body of resources available to educators and trainers. IUCN has not revised or edited this material in any way. If you are interested in adding to these resources, please contribute!

Climate change and Oulanka- Paanajärvi Transboundary Protected Area

Alexandra Peredna
Climate change threats to Finland-Russia protected area; cooperative response in managing mitigation efforts

Climate change and US/Canada Glacier Park

Michael Nosbisch
Climate threats to transboundary park; changes in management plans in US and through US/Canada cooperation

Climate Change and Iguazú-Iguaçu National Park(s)

Angela Urban
Climate change threats to area bordering Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay; inadequate cooperation and legal protections; steps

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