Missione Biodiversita guigno 2011

26 April 2011 | News story

“Missione Biodiversità: educare e comunicare per la vita e lo sviluppo” è un primo Corso di qualificazione sulla comunicazione e l’educazione per la Biodiversità. Da Maurilio Cipparone, membro del CEC.
 

“Missione Biodiversità: educare e comunicare per la vita e lo sviluppo” è un primo Corso di qualificazione sulla comunicazione e l’educazione per la Biodiversità, realizzato da CURSA e AIDAP, con il patrocino della Commissione Educazione e Comunicazione dell’IUCN, con il patrocinio e la collaborazione del Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo, Lazio, dell’Istituto Pangea Onlus e del Laboratorio Envirometrix, Dipartimento STAT, Università del Molise. È proposto in attuazione della Strategia Nazionale per la Biodiversità del Ministero dell’Ambiente e per contribuire al rispetto degli impegni presi dall’Italia, a livello internazionale, per l’anno 2020, svolgendo azioni di “capacity building”, come da raccomandazioni della CBD ribadite dalla COP 10 di Nagoya.

Missione Biodiversità inizia a Villetta Barrea Lunedì 20 giugno 2011 e termina Venerdì 24. Prevede lezioni, in aula, esercitazioni pratiche, lavori di gruppo, escursioni, anche notturne, e attività di socializzazione.

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Key Points in English

MISSION BIODIVERSITY: communicating and educating for life and sustainable development.
FACT SHEET

  1. M.B. is a training course organized by CURSA, University Consortium for Socio-Economic Research and Environment, established by the Universities of Molise, Tuscia, Ferrara.
  2. CURSA has launched a strategic capacity building program, called “Rete DNA”, in cooperation with AIDAP, the Italian Association of Park Directors.
  3. The Rete DNA program is directed by Prof. Maurilio Cipparone, “senior” expert in protected areas management and planning, in education interpretation and communication for conservation.
  4. The Rete DNA program has been recently presented at the George Wright Society conference (New Orleans, 14th, 18th March), in a special session attended also by Nigel Dudley and Nik Lopoukhine, respectively head of IUCN WCPA Capacity Development and WCPA, Global, Chair.
  5. An official agreement of cooperation has been signed between CURSA-AIDAP and the Conservation Study Institute (National Park Service, USA), for the exchange of experiences and joint educational and training initiatives in the framework of Rete DNA project.
  6. Maurilio Cipparone is IUCN-CEC member since may years, is IUCN WCPA member, has played many roles in WCPA Steering Committee and Executive Committee Europe, has been leader of “WCPA-ETTF European Training Task Force”, has promoted many educational and training initiatives at European and international level.
  7. At present, Prof. Cipparone is also leading an Italian national campaign inspired to the “Children and Nature Network” and is Vice Chair of Interpret Europe, an European Association for the development of Environmental Interpretation throughout the continent’s countries.
  8. Mission Biodiversity will take place in the Abruzzo National Park from June 20th to 24th; trainees will be park superintendents, park rangers, park officers and officials, environmental educators, teachers, interpreters, civil servants.
  9. M.B. is aimed to implement the recommendations for CBD, presented at Nagoya by IUCN-CEC (3 Recommendations for CBD: CAPACITY, INTEGRATION, TRUST), and it is inspired to the IUCN-CEC CEPA Handbook.
  10. It will also focus, mainly, on transforming the “best practice” in Biodiversity management implemented at protected areas level, in practical communication tools, and on the “Love not Loss” vision.
  11. M.B. will be developed in 40 hrs of theory and practice, day and night excursions, enhancement of “traditional” use of biodiversity, evaluation of economic importance and a final project work, needed to obtain the university credits.
  12. Trainers will be park technicians having gained practical experience in biodiversity management, psychologists expert in communication, experts in environmental education and interpretation, university professors of environmental economics, parks superintendents and also representatives of local communities, as experts, traditionally “users” of biodiversity’s resources.
  13. The main objective of the M.B. course is to prepare, using a participatory approach, education and communication projects to be implemented in the areas (parks, regions, provinces, municipalities) where the participants work, or come from.