The Sirindhorn International Environmental Park Foundation under the patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, in collaboration with partner organizations from the government, intergovernmental, academic, business and civil society sectors, is organizing the International Conference on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Policy and Practice on 27-29 June 2016 in Cha—am, Phetchaburi Province of Thailand.

The Conference is devoted to pertinent issues on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services that are parts of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and SDGs including combating climate change and its impacts, protecting, restoring and promoting sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems such as watershed management, as well halting biodiversity loss.  It will also attempt to address issues relevant to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP21) Agreement as well as the Intergovernmental science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The Conference will address a wide range of issues related to policy and implementation, particularly in the following areas:

The Conference will feature presentations, panel discussions, and sharing real-life case studies, highlighting sustainable practices in undertaking climate change adaptation and mitigation, biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services activities supporting national policy objectives and competency needs.  Target participants are representatives of government agencies responsible for promoting climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services, businesses implementing corporate social responsibility particularly on natural resource  conservation, regional institutions that support and encourage governments to strengthen ties among stakeholders involved in the promotion of business and climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services initiatives in governments, non-governmental organizations and civil societies, academic and research institutions, and networks around the world dedicated to the pursuit of SDGs.

Authors intending to submit papers for presentation at the Conference are invited to submit an abstract of not more than 250 words to or or by 4:00 p.m., March 30, 2016 and are required to apply for paper presentation. For more information about the papers and downloading the Application Form for Paper Presentation, please click here)

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