program

Rencontres de Fontainebleau : « The future of landscapes, a new relationship for people and nature »

Venue:Théâtre de Fontainebleau 
9 Rue Dénecourt, Fontainebleau, France

Note: Except for the opening session, speakers of the sessions are listed in alphabetical order

*: to be confirmed

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

8:30 Welcome  
9:30  Opening session Frédéric Valletoux, Mayor of Fontainebleau
Valérie Pécresse, President of Île-de-France Region
John G. Robinson, IUCN Vice-President, Chief Conservation Officer of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) 
Nicolas Hulot, Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition
 
10:15

Landscapes and the relationship between people and nature: perspectives on natural and cultural heritage

Lazare Eloundou-Assomo, Deputy Director for Heritage, UNESCO
Joseph King, Director, Sites Unit, ICCROM
Marie-Laure Lavenir, Director General of ICOMOS

11:15 Q & A  
11:30

 

Evolution of landscapes and the relationship between people and nature: “where do we come from and where are we going”?

Gilles BœufPresident of the Scientific Council of the French Agency for Biodiversity

Bettina Laville, President of Comité 21
Tom LovejoyChairman of the Scientific Technical Advisory Group of the Global Environment Facility

Hélène MelinSenior Lecturer in Sociology, CNRS - University of Lille

12:30 Q & A  
12:45 Lunch - Salle des Fêtes, Fontainebleau Theatre
 
2 pm

Two breakout sessions held in parallel 

- Session A: Local stewardship of protected landscapes and seascapes

 

 

 

 

 

- Session B: Indigenous peoples and local communities: culture and nature as One

 

 

 

 

 

Alejandro Argumedo, Director, Asociación ANDES and International Coordinator, Indigenous Peoples Biodiversity Network

Yildiz Aumeeruddy-Thomas, French National Center for Scientific Research - CNRS, Director of Research, Head of Biocultural Interactions Team CEFE
Helen Crowley, Head of Sustainable Sourcing Innovation, Kering
Adrian Phillips, Past Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (1994-2000)

ModeratorJessica Brown, Chair, IUCN-WCPA Protected Landscapes Specialist Group and Executive Director, New England Biolabs Foundation

 

Robyn-Elizabeth Mani, 2nd secretary, Fijian Permanent Mission to UN and Switzerland.
Johnson Cerda, Director, Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Indigenous Peoples and local communities Global Executing Agency / Conservation International
Jen Rubis, UNESCO Programme Specialist – Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems program
Idrissa Zeba, Burkina Faso, Fondation Naturama, National/Global Steering Committee of the Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Indigenous Peoples and local communities

3:30 Pause  
4 pm

 Two breakout sessions held in parallel 

- Session C: Pastoralism as a nature conservation strategy

 

 

 

 

- Session D: Cultural and spiritual values in landscape Conservation

 

 

 

Marc Dimanche, Director of the Center for Studies and Pastoral Achievements Alpes-Méditerranée - CERPAM

Mohamed Ewangaye, Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee

Patrick Fabre, Director, Maison de la Transhumance

Magdalene Setia Kaitei, Executive Director of Emayian Integrated Development Organization, Kenya
Concha Salguero, Trashumancia y Naturaleza, Spain

ModeratorRazingrim Ouedraogo, Senior Programme Officer, IUCN Global Drylands Program

 


Dominique Lang, Blog « Eglises & Ecologies », co-founder of "Cahiers de Saint-Lambert"

Raphaël Larrère, Agronomist and Sociologist, author with Catherine Larrère of  "Thinking and acting with nature"
Sean Southey, Chair, IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

Eleanor Sterling, Deputy Vice Chair of IUCN WCPA Core Capacity Development Group and Jaffe Chief Conservation Scientist, American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation

Bas Verschuuren, IUCN Co-Chair of Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas Group

Moderator: Simon Stuart, Former Chair of IUCN Species Survival Commission and Director of Strategic Conservation, Synchronicity Earth

6:15 Group photograph of participants, Château de Fontainebleau  
6:30 to 8.30 Cocktail reception, Château de Fontainebleau  

 

 

Friday, August 31st, 2018

8:15 Welcome of the participants  
9:15 Fontainebleau, an emblematic case Paul ArnouldProfessor Emeritus, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, President of the Scientific Committee for the inscription of the Fontainebleau Forest as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
9:30

Summary of thematic session from the first day :

Session A: Local stewardship of protected lanscapes and seascapes

- Session B: Indigenous peoples and local communities: culture and nature as One

- Session C: Pastoralism as a conservation strategy

- Session D: Cultural and spiritual values in landscape conservation

By the Rapporteurs
 

10:30 

Relationship between people and nature : towards a renewed approach

Christophe Aubel, Director general of the French Agency for Biodiversity

Bernard Cressens, President of the French Committee of IUCN

Marie-Claire DaveuChief Sustainability Officer and Head of International Institutional Affairs, Kering

Kristen WalkerChair of the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy of IUCN

11:30 Q & A  
11:45 "Our Inhabited Garden. Reconnecting Mankind with Nature" Monique BarbutExecutive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
12:00

The future of landscapes : from vision to action for a new relationship between people and nature

Inger Andersen, Director General of IUCN

Pascal Canfin, Director General of World Wide Fund for Nature - WWF France

Jan Olov Westerberg, Anthropologist, Chair of the IUCN Council Policy and Program Committee

12:30 Q & A  
12:45 Conclusions and closure

Frédéric Valletoux, Mayor of Fontainebleau

John G. Robinson, IUCN Vice-President, Chief Conservation Officer of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) 

1 pm Lunch   
2:30

Nature-culture excursions program

Offered by:

- Office National des Forêts (ONF), Association des Amis de la Forêt de Fontainebleau, la Réserve de Biosphère de Fontainebleau & du Gâtinais - MAB Program & Association des Naturalistes de la Vallée du Loing

- Château de Fontainebleau, Association des Amis du Château de Fontainebleau