Side events: WWF-India

The 11th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity is an opportunity for WWF-India to showcase its work towards conserving biodiversity through exhibitions and events, as well as highlight its key asks and expectations for the CoP.

Our side events will cover issues ranging from progress in tiger conservation in tiger range countries to conserving high altitude wetlands in the Himalayas and integrating conservation and livelihoods around Protected Areas through technological solutions.
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Integrating Conservation and Livelihoods around Protected Areas through Scalable Technological Solutions

The event will be anchored by Padmashri Awardee, Dr. Anil Joshi (HESCO) and will focus on the role and effectiveness of technology in issues around conservation vis-à-vis livelihoods.

Date: 10th October 2012
Time: 13:15 – 14:45
Venue: Side Event room 2, Hitex 1, Ground level, HICC HITEX Complex, Hyderabad

In partnership with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Conserving the High Altitude Wetlands of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: Lessons across borders

Experts will share experiences and lessons learnt on managing high altitude wetlands in the Hindu Kush Himalayas region and highlight values provided by these precious ecosystems.

Date: 11th October 2012
Time: 18:15 – 19:45
Venue: Room no. 1.07, Level 1, HICC and HITEX Complex

In partnership with International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

Have we turned the corner in tiger conservation?

The event will touch upon the progress made by tiger range countries, with a special focus on India. Countries will also share success stories of the positive changes witnessed in tiger conservation in the last decade.

Date: 17th October 2012
Time: 18:15 – 19:45
Venue: Room No. 1.07, Level 1, Main Convention Centre

In partnership with National Tiger Conservation Authority, Wildlife Institute of India and Global Tiger Forum

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The high-altitude wetlands of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH), characterized by unique biodiversity not found anywhere else on the globe
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Bengal tiger
© Vijaya Kumar K/ WWF-India

key contact

  • Aarti Khosla

    Head- Programme Campaigns

    WWF India,