BfN Schriften 143 - Report on the Expert Meeting in Preparation of the First Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Protected Areas May 17 - 22, 2005
Protected Areas (WG-PA1) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was an informal scientific workshop, aiming to exchange information and opinions on the topics to be discussed at the upcoming first meeting of WG-PA1.
The major points raised during the discussion are represented in this report. The aim of the workshop was not to reach a consensus on the individual points but rather to have an exchange of opinions and ideas. A high degree of similar points of view was apparent.