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A Global Citizens Report on the State of GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms)- False Promises, Failed Technologies

Published by Navdanya (India), Navdanya International, the International Commission on the Future of Food with the participation of the Center for Food Safety and contributions from other partners and groups around the world. …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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Propuesta para el cambio del paradigma conservacionista en la planificacion, manejo y uso de las areas silvestres protegidas.

I.- Sobre la génesis de las áreas silvestres protegidas Lejanos están ya (más de un siglo atrás) los tiempos señeros en que se desenvolvían aquellos visionarios pioneros que, dando un paso inusual para la época, propusieron la creación del primer Parque Nacional del mundo: Yellowstone. …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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 L to R - Elaine Hsaio, Tushar Dash, Catie Burlando, KJ Singh, Sajid Idrisi

CEESP Youth Network: Notes from the Steering Committee Meeting

Catie Burlando -CEESP Intergenerational Advisor Strengthening the CEESP Youth Network. Promoting intergenerational partnerships. Strengthening regional and thematic communication and cooperation. Participating at the World Conservation Congress. These are some of the goals the CEESP Youth Leadership Team has set out to engage youth in discussions of conservation and sustainable development within and through CEESP. These goals were also presented at the CEESP Steering Committee meeting, which convened in Delhi November 9-11. …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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Nigel Crawhall

Report back on Governance, Rights, TK/IKS and adaptation

TILCEPA Chair Nigel Crawhall participated in a working group discuss ing rights and governance issues related to the integration of traditional / indigenous knowledge into national adaptation policy and platforms. H e noted that both indigenous and State systems have normative aspects of governance. The indigenous and other long established rural local systems are located in specific biological and landscape contexts. …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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The ‘do's and don'ts of supporting forest conservation and restoration initiatives by local communities and indigenous peoples

(By Simone Lovera) The objectives of the participatory seminar were to provide a space for representatives of indigenous peoples, peasant movements, women's movements and local communities to voice and share their experiences and views on the most appropriate, equitable and effective ways in which outsiders can support the initiatives of indigenous peoples and local communities to conserve and restore their forests and other ecosystems that play a key role in climate change mitigation and resilience. …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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Alejandro Nadal

Teach-in on Climate Change, Money and Power

Alejandro Nadal (TEMTI Co-Chair) is one of the speakers at a nightly "teach-in" from 8 PM to 11 PM at the University of KwaZulu Natal, under the general coordination of Patrick Bond, Director, Center for Civil Society at the School of Development Studies of UKZN. The 'teach-in' runs from December 2-10 and involves speakers from many backgrounds exchanging experiences about peoples struggles to conserve their livelihoods in many countries. …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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Kirsten Walker

New Co-Chairs of SPICEH appointed, Rodrigo de la Cruz & Kristen Walker

CEESP and CEL have appointed two Co-Chairs to lead the newly formed joint Commission Specialist Group on Indigenous Peoples, Customary & Environmental Laws and Human Rights (SPICEH). Kristen Walker Painemilla (USA) and Rodrigo de la Cruz (Ecuador). 
 

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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Participants of the event.

Highlighting communities role in conservation, livelihoods and culture

About 50 participants from all over Europe convened in the beautiful Italian town of Gerace in Calabria, close to the Southern tip of Europe, to share, illustrate and discuss experiences on community conservation in the continent, many of which can be resumed as “ICCAs”—an acronym standing for “indigenous peoples’ conserved territories and community conserved areas”. …  

16 Sep 2011 | News story

Call for Chair and Members of New CEESP/CEL Specialist Group on Indigenous Peoples, Customary & Environmental Laws & Human Rights (SPICEH)

Indigenous Peoples, Customary & Environmental Laws & Human Rights (SPICEH) The Chairs of CEESP and CEL seek nominations for the position of  SPICEH Chair (or two Co-Chairs) as well as new members. Candidates for the Chair(s) should preferably be familiar with both CEESP and CEL, and be committed to working cross-sectorally across different disciplines. …  

04 Aug 2011 | News story
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