CEC side event at CBD COP 11 ‘Communicating Biodiversity: How to Tell a Love Story’

04 October 2012 | News story

Positive examples of communication about nature will be explored on 10 October from 13:30 to 15:00 at the CBD conference in Hyderabad. See you at the CEPA Fair!

The IUCN Commission on Education and Communication  (CEC) will deliver a side event on ‘Communicating Biodiversity: How to Tell a Love Story’ on 10 October from 13:00 to 15:00 at the CEPA Fair, Hyderabad International Conference Centre.

The objective is to provide practical guidance and examples of positive communication about nature and nature-based solutions among the conservation community. During the event, presenters will showcase the video ‘Love Not Loss’ and campaign ‘How to Tell a Love Story’ and involve people in sharing examples of personalizing, humanizing and publicizing nature -- and discuss how this approach can support implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and particularly Aichi Target 1. The event will also showcase CEC as a global biodiversity communication expert network.

The moderator will be CEC Deputy Chair Nancy Colleton. Presenters will include David Ainsworth of the CBD Secretariat and CEC Specialty Group Leader for CEPA, and also Rod Abson, CEC focal point. The event includes lunch.


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