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West Papua Provincial Government has declared itself a Conservation Province on October 19, 2015, which aims to ensure that development activities must always consider: environmental protection to ensure the life of the people; protection and preservation of biodiversity; the management and utilization of resources wisely and sustainably; and restoration of the degraded environment. It can be concluded that the Conservation Province aims to ensure the conservation of biodiversity and the management of natural resources in order to support the life of the community, which is nothing but sustainable development.

Province of Conservation:

Sustainable Province: Smart Solution for Development in the Land of Papua
October 7-10, 2018
Manokwari, West Papua
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  • To introduce the concept and initiative of the Sustainable Province as a smart solution for sustainable developments in the entire Tanah Papua.
  • To review the biodiversity state of Tanah Papua, challenges, and opportunities in implementing the Sustainable Province and sustainable development.
  • To promote and build an understanding on sustainable development by generating values of Environmental Services and creative economy, revisiting natural resources management to internalize biodiversity conservation and create benefits for indigenous Papuans.
  • To adopt and revitalize the existing indigenous knowledge in natural resources management and enhance local community participation in nature conservation initiatives, natural resources use and economy improvement.
  • To access opportunity and feasibility of setting up crowd funding and trust fund as part as creative funding to support biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.
  • Realization of strong Commitments from the Government and Local Governments in the Land of Papua, Partners and Communities for the implementation of Sustainable Development and making the Land of Papua the best reference for Sustainable Development in Indonesia.
  • Legalize (enact) Special Regulation on West Papua as Conservation Province;
  • Propose Special Regulation on the recognizing community tenurial rights on natural resources;
  • Revise the current spatial planning (RTRW), with main objective to set aside 70% land under protection status;
  • Review the existing mechanisms and procedures on permits for land conversions, especially for large scale agriculture and mining, with main objectives to reduce deforestation, increasing benefits for local community and government; meet or in line with environmental and sustainable principles; and increasing participation of community and local government participation in the processes;
  • Declaration of new conservation areas or revise the current conservation status to accommodate active management that could be benefitted local communities surrounding conservation areas;
  • Propose new policy and mechanism which allow for direct payment to West Papua/Papua Provinces under climate or carbon fund schemes to support low emission and sustainable developments, and conservation works;
  • Prepare road map for green economic development for West Papua that include secure commitment from major private sectors to use only green products;
  • Signing of the MoU between the Papua and West Papua Provincial Governments on the Joint Vision for Sustainable Development in Papua and Development Cooperation in the Land of Papua
  • Securing agreement (MoU) between West Papua/Papua to embark on the establishment of Natural History Museum and Capacity Building Program to enhance natural resource and conservation management capacity;
  • Securing agreement (MoU) between Papua Barat Province, Minister of Fishery, and Minister of Forestry and Environment to support conservation works in West Papua; and
  • Propose to national government and provincial new mechanism or formula for budget allocations that take into account the extent of natural forest cover maintained and or existing conservation area within regency boundary
  • Menjelaskan dan memperkuat tujuan dari deklarasi Provinsi Papua Barat sebagai Provinsi Konservasi guna mendapatkan berbagai gagasan, ide dan dukungan dan komitmen masyarakat dunia bagi pelaksanakan Provinsi Konservasi;
  • Sarana untuk meningkatkan kerjasama dan koordinasi berbagai pemangku kepentingan baik pada dalam provinsi, antar provinsi, nasional dan masyarakat global.
  • Memperkuat dan memperbaiki rencana maupun pelaksanaan penerapan Provinsi Konservasi lewat kerjasama berbagai pemangku kepentingan.
  • Membangun komitmen bersama untuk memberikan tempat dan peran sentral masyarakat lokal dalam pelestarian alam, pemanfaatan sumber daya alam.
  • Mendorong penguatan pemahaman pembangunan berkelanjutan dan kegiatan pelestarian keanekaragaram hayati, pemanfaatan jasa lingkungan dan ekonomi kreatif berbasis keanekaragaman hayati dan budaya.
  • Tersedianya data dasar (database) dan akan terbangunnya infrastruktur lewat komitmen pembangunan Museum Sejarah Alam Tanah Papua (Natural History Museum of Papua) di Manokwari, dan tersedianya dana abadi (Trust Fund) bagi pengelolaan pembangunan berkelanjutan yang berasal dari pendanaan publik (crowdfunding) sebagai alternatif sumber pendanaan pembangunan di Tanah Papua.

ICBE 2018 Agenda

Seminar

Seminar akan dilakukan dengan 3 kali kuliah umum (Stadium General), dari tokoh nasional dan internasional pada hari yang berbeda untuk mengawali kegiatan setiap hari, dan diikuti oleh pararel session pada tempat persidangan yang berbeda dengan 5 topik utama.

  • Keanekaragaman Hayati Tanah Papua Tantangan dan Kesempatan Pelestariannya (West Papua Biodiversity and Conservation Challenges)
  • Pembangunan Berkelanjutan, Pemanfaatan Jasa Lingkungan dan Ekonomi Kreatif (Sustainable Development and the wise utilization of environmental services and Economy Creative)
  • Provinsi Konservasi dan Kebijakan Pemerintah Di Tanah Papua.
  • Peran dan Tanggung Jawab Masyarakat Asli dalam Pelestarian Keanekaragam Hayati dan Pengelolaan dan Pemanfaatan Sumber Daya Alam (Roles and Responsibilty Local Community in Biodiversity Conservation and Magamenet of Natural Resources)
  • Crowdfunding and Trust Fund: Strategi dan Pengelolaan Bagi Pembangunan Berkelanjutan di Tanah Papua.
  • Pameran Proster Kebijakan Pemerintahan Gubernur dan Wakil Gubernur Papua Barat dalam kegiatan pelestarian alam, pemanfaatan sumber daya alam dan pengembangan masyarakat lokal;
  • Pameran tujuan, kegiatan dan capian serta penelitian terkait pelestraian alam, pemanfaatan sumber daya alam, ekowisata, pengelolaan sumber daya alam secara traditional oleh pihak terkait;
  • Pameran program Pemerintah Daerah/Kota dan Provinsi terkait pelestarian alam, pemanfaatan sumber daya alam, dan pembangunan masyarakat lokal dalam pemanfaatan sumber daya;
  • Festival Budaya asli Papua (tari-tarian, lagu-lagu rakyat, cerita rakyat, seni pahat-ukir-lukis) dari lima Wilayah Adat di Papua
  • Festival dan lomba menu dan makanan lokal Papua
  • Pemutaran film lingkungan dan penyadaran lingkungan serta konservasi

Cultural Exhibitions and Festivals

Field Trip/Sightseeing

Opsi untuk melakukan kunjugan wisata sesudah Konferensi ke beberapa lokasi wisata utama di Papua Barat:

  • Raja Ampat
  • Kaimana
  • Festival Danau Anggi
  • Pengamatan Burung Pintar dan Burung Endemik di Pegunungan Arfak
  • Kunjungan ke Pulau Mansiman dan tracking di TWA Gunung Meja