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Target 22

Ensure Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice and Information Related to Biodiversity for all

Ensure the full, equitable, inclusive, effective and gender-responsive representation and participation in decision-making, and access to justice and information related to biodiversity by indigenous peoples and local communities, respecting their cultures and their rights over lands, territories, resources, and traditional knowledge, as well as by women and girls, children and youth, and persons with disabilities and ensure the full protection of environmental human rights defenders.

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Ensure the full, equitable, inclusive, effective and gender-responsive representation and participation in decision-making, and access to justice and information related to biodiversity by indigenous peoples and local communities, respecting their cultures and their rights over lands, territories, resources, and traditional knowledge, as well as by women and girls, children and youth, and persons with disabilities and ensure the full protection of environmental human rights defenders.

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Rationale

GSAP

Equitable inclusion of Indigenous & Local Knowledge (ILK) and participation by IPLC, women and youth in decisions that affect species conservation, and respect for their rights, increases their participation and commitment and enhances successful species outcomes.

Actions

22.1. Involve IPs and LCs fully in all relevant processes and decisions affecting species conservation.

22.2. Mainstream ILK and participation of IPs and LCs into the development and implementation of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plans (NBSAPs).

22.3. Ensure equitable participation by women and youth, in decisions affecting species conservation.

22.4. Use the annual World Wildlife Day to incentivize wildlife conservation awareness among younger generations.

22.5. Ensure safety of IPs and LCs and environmental activists.