Target 1: People are aware of the multiple values of migratory species and their habitats and migration systems, and the steps they can take to conserve them and ensure the sustainability of any use.


►    The Programme of Work of the Central Asian Mammals (CAMI POW) includes initiating systematic awareness raising among private companies (linked to Corporate Social Responsibility funds).

►    The Medium-Term International Work Programme for the Saiga Antelope (2016-2020) and the International Single Species Action Plan for the Conservation of the Argali aim to secure funding for implementation including for raising awareness, but do not specify how.

►    The Siberian Crane MoU Action Plan for Western/Central Asia Site Network encourages submission of grant applications to support organizing mass education and public awareness events and CEPA - Communication, Education & Public Awareness-activities (to support a comprehensive conservation programme).

►    The Conservation and Management Plan of the MoU on the Conservation and Management of Marine Turtles and their Habitats of the Indian Ocean and South-East Asia (IOSEA) refers to promotion of public participation and implementation, where appropriate, of incentive schemes to encourage public participation (e.g. T-shirts for tag returns, public acknowledgement, certificates).

►    The Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation and Management of Dugongs (Dugon dugong) and their Habitats throughout their Range (Dugong MoU) includes:

Objective 7 - Promote implementation of the MoU:

7.3) Seek resources to support the implementation of the MoU.


For human resources, see also capacity development in Companion Volume Section D.