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Update of OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises should incorporate commitment to indigenous rights

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises should advance compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Special Rapportuer stressed at a meeting with a working group of state delegates to the Organziation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris on 25 January, 2011. …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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Final report from ICCA workshop in Shirakawa

In conjunction with the CBD COP-10, a multi-lingual three day workshop on ICCAs was held at the Shirakawa-Go Eco Institute (Japan) from 28-30 October 2010. The workshop consisted of fifty-five participants, who ranged from: indigenous peoples and local communities, to NGOs and agencies working with them; members or affiliates of the ICCA Consortium; governments; cooperation agencies and international organisations. …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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Sitting on the fence? policies and practices in managing human-wildlife conflict in Limpopo province, South Africa

CEESP member, Brandon Anthony (Central European University, Hungary) and colleagues recently published an evaluation of managing human-wildlife conflict along Kruger National Park's (South Africa) western border …  

03 May 2011 | Article
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CONSTITUCION DE LA RED DE SOCIEDADES COSTERAS RESPONSABLES DE LATINOAMERICA Y EL CARIBE

Desde hace muchos años, el acercamiento continental entre manejadores costeros y conservacionistas, y entre actores de los tres sectores ( sector público de la sociedad civil y del sector privado) ha sido una evidente necesidad para avanzar hacia estrategias consensuadas que aseguren por un lado la conservación de la enorme riqueza marino-costera de esta región y se avance al mismo tiempo en la reducción de la pobreza y marginalidad de miles de personas en América Latina que viven de los recursos del ma. …  

02 May 2011 | News story
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Sharing Power: A New Vision for Development – Conference Report

The Sharing Power Conference was held in Whakatane, New Zealand, 11-15 January, co-sponsored by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy (CEESP) and two Mäori (indigenous) organizations, Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa (a tribal authority) and Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (a tribal university). As described on the Conference website: …  

02 May 2011 | News story
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Opportunity to join new TILCEPA Groups

The Theme on Indigenous & Local Communities, Equity and Protected Areas (TILCPEA) is currently recruiting new members to join two new work areas - the TILCEPA Mountain Social Policy SG and the TILCEPA Marine Social Policy SG. …  

02 May 2011 | News story
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Landmark conference on land grabbing: large-scale agricultural investments do undermine food security

Participants at the International Conference on Global Land Grabbing overwhelmingly found that land grabbing is occurring at a scale and speed as never before, and resulting in widespread displacement and dispossession of rural and urban communities, especially smallhold agricultural producers. Held on 6-8 April at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, the Conference was organised by the Land Deals Politics Initiative (LDPI) in collaboration with the Journal of Peasant Studies and hosted by the Future Agricultures Consortium at the IDS. …  

02 May 2011 | Article
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IUCN to review and advance implementation of the "new conservation paradigm", focusing on rights of indigenous peoples

PRESS INFORMATION – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14th, 2011 International Union for the Conservation of Nature to review and advance implementation of the ‘new conservation paradigm’, focusing on rights of indigenous peoples. 

02 May 2011 | News story
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Comments from the Chair (Issue 0710 | May 2011)

“Because the planet can’t sustain our current development model” was the sub-heading of the successful CEESP Conference, Sharing Power: A New Vision for Development, held in Whakatane New Zealand 12-15 January. …  

02 May 2011 | News story
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CEESP Steering Committee Meeting, Whakatane NZ

The CEESP Steering Committee met in Whakatane, New Zealand 1-12 January 2011, immediately before the Sharing Power Conference. …  

02 May 2011 | News story
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