Healing Nature and People: The Role of AHPs in Ecosystem Protection and Pandemic Recovery

Session 1

Protected Areas, Human Health, and Preventing Future Pandemics


Session 4

Women, Youth, and Indigenous and Local Communities in Protected Areas

Session 2

Sustainable Financing for AHPs


Session 5

Eco-tourism, Business, and Biodiversity


Session 3

Evaluating Effectiveness of Protected Areas

Session 6

 Nature-based Solutions

ASEAN Heritage Parks

ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHPs) are protected areas of high conservation importance, preserving in total a complete spectrum of representative ecosystems of the ASEAN region. These areas are established to generate greater awareness, pride, appreciation, enjoyment and conservation of ASEAN’s rich natural heritage, through a regional network of representative protected areas, and to generate greater collaboration among the ASEAN Member States in preserving their shared natural heritage.

AHP 7 in the News

In recognition of the heroes

In recognition of the heroes

Eyad Samhan of Brunei Darussalam; Sophea Chhin of Cambodia; Alex Waisimon of Indonesia; Nitsavanh Louangkhot Pravongviengkham of Laos; Professor Zakri Abdul Hamid of Malaysia; Dr Maung Maung Kyi of...

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Asean youth give voices for Biodiversity

Asean youth give voices for Biodiversity

The global community celebrated International Youth Day on August 12, which serves as a reminder of the vital role of the Asean youth in building a better tomorrow. In the region, the youth comprise...

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The Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be broadcast live through our Facebook page. Catch them on 1 November 2022, 8:00–9:45 GMT+7 and on 3 November 2022, 13:00 GMT+7.

AHP Managers Meeting

AHP Managers Meeting will serve as a platform to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and best practices, and will be a venue for the consultation on the post-2020 Regional Action Plan

Marketplace and Exhibits

The Marketplace and Exhibits will highlight the milestones and key accomplishments of the AHP programme over the years. It will also provide an opportunity for the AHPs to showcase the features and biodiversity-based products of the parks, and to network with prospective partners.

Field Visit

Hosted by Indonesia, the AHP managers and conference participants will visit Gunung Gede to observe protected area management practices in Indonesia and reinforce experiential and contextual learning.

ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes

The ASEAN is hailing a new diverse set of biodiversity heroes who will be advocating for the protection, sustainable use, and conservation of the region’s biological resources and will inspire others to take action for biodiversity in their own spheres of influence.

Launch of the Young ASEAN Storytellers Exhibition

The Young ASEAN Storytellers (YAS) Exhibition is a virtual experience featuring conservation stories from the AHPs in the form of photography, artwork, written pieces, film/videography, and other new media.

Questions? Email: ahp7@aseanbiodiversity.org