CBD COP11: International diplomacy needs more sensitivity

Dr Sabiha Alam, Assistant Professor, Academy of International Studies, interview: Rio Conventions Pavilion, CBD COP11, 15/10/2012 – Dr Sabiha Alam, Assistant Professor at the Academy of International Studies says that the technical nature of the negotiations can sometimes lack sensitivity.

Dr Alam says that in India’s case, more consideration of the country’s tribal and indigenous communities must be established and introduced into what she terms “the bargaining process”.