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The following documents are from the workshop "Development Effective in Practice: Applying the Paris Declaration to Advancing Gender Equality, Environmental Sustainability and Human Rights" held in Dublin, Ireland on 26-27 April 2007. These have been made available as background reading material for the 11th PEP Meeting in Copenhagen.
Dublin Workshop Concept (PDF)
Dublin Workshop Agenda (PDF)
Unmanaged and poorly managed fisheries are overexploited to the point where all resource rent has been dissipated. Since resource rent represents the wealth that the fishery can generate, and hence indicates the potential of the fishery to contribute to economic and social goals, there is a need for improved management with resource rent specifically targeted. Management authorities are faced with two broad problems. First, they must develop management instruments that enable resource rents to be generated on a sustainable basis.
This paper is a submission from IUCN, PROFOR, and the World Bank in follow up to discussions held at the third meeting of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) on the relationship between sustainable forest management (SFM) and ecosystem approaches (EsA) - as applied to forests. It is also a response to a decision at the 6th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) seeking clarification of the relations between the two concepts. The paper aims to: