Marine parks meet stresses traditional rights, responsibilities for resource use, management

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12 Nov 2005 - 18 Jan 2016
The first International Marine Protected Area Congress (IMPAC 1), held in Geelong, Australia from 23 to 28 October 2005, gathered 760 delegates from 70 countries, and in a Cross-cut Issue session on ""Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities"", called for appropriate legislative regimes to enshrine custodial and traditional rights and responsibilities for marine resource use and management.

Related Topics: Protected Areas, Governance