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OSISA/HBS event on climate governance in Africa

OSISA/HBS event on climate governance in Africa. Building conflict-sensitive institutions is essential for adaptation policy that supports human wellbeing and security, Jennifer Mohamed-Katerere, co-chair of the Theme on Environment, Conflict and Security (TECS) argued at and Open Society Initiative of South Africa and Heinrich Boll Stiftung side event at COP 17. …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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CCAFS, FAO Release Paper on Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture

30 November 2011: The Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Program (CCAFS) of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) have released a joint paper titled “Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security for Rural Development.” …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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Cross-Commission survey on the IUCN draft Programme provides recommendations for greater youth involvement within IUCN

Catie Burlando
CEESP Intergenerational Partnership Advisor The CEESP Youth Network participated in the Task Force on Intergenerational Partnership for Sustainability' latest effort to carry out and compile the results of a cross-Commission survey on the draft IUCN Programme for 2013-2016. The report includes youth perspectives on the proposed IUCN program areas, and specific recommendations for fostering youth engagement and intergenerational partnerships within IUCN and IUCN Commissions.  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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CEESP Executive - New Delhi, India 2011

CEESP Executive Committee Meeting, New Delhi India 2011

CEESP Executive Committee Meeting - 3-day meeting of the CEESP Executive Committee was held in New Delhi, India 9-11 November 2011. …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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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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