Target 2: Multiple values of migratory species and their habitats have been integrated into international, national and local development and poverty reduction strategies and planning processes, including on livelihoods, and are being incorporated into national accounting, as appropriate, and reporting systems.

 

►    The MoU for the Conservation ofcetaceans and their habitats in the Pacific Island Region: Whale and Dolphin Action Plan 2013-2017 includes:

Theme 2 - Capacity Building:

Objective 1 - Increase in-country expertise and capacity:

2.9) Conduct industry training and certification programmes for whale/dolphin watching operators and guides, which should be required to attain a whale and dolphin watching permit/license where applicable.

►    The MoU concerning the conservation of the Manatee and small cetaceans of Western Africa and Macaronesia: Action Plan for the conservation of small cetaceans of Western Africa and Macaronesia (Annex II of MoU) includes:

Theme 6 – Capacity Building:

Objective 1 - Increase in-country expertise and capacity:

6.1) Conduct training and certification programmes for wildlife watching operators and guides, which should be required to attain a whale and dolphin watching permit or license where applicable.

►    The CMS COP Resolution 11.17 (2014) on Migratory landbirds in the African-Eurasian Region includes:

10) Calls on Parties and invites non-Parties and stakeholders, with the support of the Secretariat, to strengthen national and local capacity for the implementation of the Action Plan including, inter alia, by developing partnerships with the poverty alleviation community and developing training courses, translating and disseminating examples of best practice, sharing protocols and regulations, transferring technology, and promoting the use of online tools to address specific issues that are relevant to the Action Plan.