Preparatory meeting for the experts’ follow-up meeting on the N’djamena international conference

 

 

Please download the research document below:

Rapport FInal- Reunion-Preparatoire-Reunion des Experts_EN.pdf

 

 

The meeting was attended by close to fifteen participants, namely: The FAO, GIZ, IUCN, KFW, OCFSA, UNDP, TRAFFIC, RIOFAC, AWF, WCS, WWF and the CBFP Facilitation team.

 

 

Yaoundé, 6 September 2019 - The meeting hall of the GIZ’s Sustainable Management of Congo Basin Forests Programme hosted a preparatory meeting in view of the experts’ follow-up meeting to the N’Djamena International Conference of Ministers of Defense, Security and Protected Areas on the fight against poaching and other cross-border criminal activities.

 

 

The purpose of the brainstorming meeting was to prepare the working documents for the Experts’ follow-up meeting on the N’Djamena International Conference:

 

 

Concept note and/or agenda and/or proposed speakers and resource persons or participants in deliberations on the Bloc. A note that may provide a status report on already completed and ongoing activities conducted pursuant to the N’Djamena declaration: success story or initiative launched, process underway.....

 

 

A pre-filled draft matrix of the logical framework (goals, expected results) of the programme envisaged in each bloc.

 

The following are the main takeaways from the meeting:

 

 

  • Circulate a note from the CBFP Facilitation to bloc leaders and co-leaders to make the deadlines clear.

 

 

  • In addition to those who have volunteered to serve as co-leaders, AWF, WWF, FAO and the IUCN have signed up for join Bloc 1 (West Bloc) though they are free to bring their input to cross-cutting themes. Similarly, TRAFFIC is free to make input to cross-cutting themes across all the blocs.

 

 

  • The CBFP Facilitation is requested to include Nigeria among the countries involved in the conference especially with reference to Bloc 1 (West) in which Nigeria plays a key role given Nigeria’s geographic location which is strategically important for the fight against poaching. It was noted that Nigeria is now a transit country for wildlife products being transported from Central Africa to West Africa.

 

 

For more information, please download the following documents:

 

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