Go4BioDiv International Youth Forum on marine and coastal life parallel to CBD-COP11 in India in October
The International Youth Forum Go4BioDiv offers young dedicated people from all over the world the opportunity to share their on-the-ground conservation experience with their peers and the wider public. It enables them to participate in political discussions by engaging with international leaders during the Conferences of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD-COPs). …
The Whakatane Mechanism, an IUCN “One Programme” initiative in which CEESP is deeply involved, aims to ensure that conservation policy and practice respect the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities, including those specified in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). It is a tool for the implementation of IUCN Resolution 4.052 and other resolutions taken by the WCC to respect the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities in conservation. … | French | Spanish
In the summer issue of the Journal of Enterprising Communities (Volume 6, Issue 3) a set of papers presented at the CEESP Sharing Power Conference in Whakatane, New Zealand has been published. The special issue includes three cases from a Canadian research project along with other papers presented at the conference and considers Indigenous perspectives on product and service development for the bioeconomy within the broader context of Indigenous enterprises for natural resource development. …
In the name of saving the natural world, governments are privatising it.
- By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 7th August 2012
In a few weeks the world’s conservation community will converge in Jeju, South Korea for the World Conservation Congress. This is a rare opportunity for IUCN member organisations, the Secretariat and Commission members to meet together to report on achievements, elect a new President, Council and Commission Chairs and most importantly plan for the future. It’s hard to imagine that 4 years has already passed since I was elected Chair of CEESP at the WCC in 2009. What an amazing experience it has been!
By: Catie Burlando, Elaine Hsiao, Daniela Barguil Gallardo and Md. Biozid Jessorey
CEESP Youth Network members are actively involved in the preparation of World Conservation Congress events in Jeju. In April we submitted a successful proposal to the International Development and Research Centre (IDRC) thanks to the collaboration of Peggy Smith from Lakehead University and vice-Chair of CEESP North America and Caribbean Region (project coordinator) and the Canadian Committee for the IUCN. The proposal will cover a part of the costs associated with travel for 6 young professionals, including a member of the fishing community of Tárcoles in Costa Rica.
For those members who are attending the World Conference Congress in Jeju next month, we have established a special webpage to share the latest updates on the WCC and to highlight information of particular interest to CEESP. …
Prepared by TGER co-chairs, Dr. Janis Bristol Alcorn and Juanita Cabrera Lopez The objective of the CEESP TGER (Thematic group on Governance, Equity and Rights) is improved governance and equity through a rights-based approach to conservation. TGER has maintained a steady number of around 330 members from over 40 countries over the past four years. By strengthening a positive, forward movement in ‘rights-based approaches to conservation’ (RBA), TGER members working together are helping IUCN to re-vision and reframe conservation as a more socially-just activity. …
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