In the lead-up to ICCM5, capacity building and reporting emerge as central themes. The dialogue on capacity-building emphasizes the enhancement of stakeholder participation, fortifying ties across sectors, and establishing mutual goals. A shared sentiment is the importance of strategies that cater to specific needs, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach.
Reporting, on the other hand, is acknowledged for its critical role in ensuring effective implementation. Accurate indicators that reflect the predetermined targets are vital for assessing advancements, fostering better practices, and disseminating knowledge. This discourse will draw from three information documents, which will be presented to ICCM5 for further consideration