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New Indigenous Rights Network in Australia

Despite the disappointment that a national Human Rights Act has been relegated to the Australian Government's back-burner, Indigenous Australians are getting on with advocating and promoting their human rights. …  

21 May 2010 | News story

Call for Papers - Policy Matters: Issue 18

Call for Papers - POLICY MATTERS: ISSUE 18 “Rights-based Approaches to Conservation: Ensuring the Local Integrity of Environmental Law and Policy” Guest Editors: Kabir Bavikatte, Harry Jonas, and Holly Shrumm (Natural Justice: Lawyers for Communities and the Environment) …  

24 Feb 2010 | News story

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Call for Papers - Policy Matters: Issue 17

Call for papers - POLICY MATTERS: ISSUE 17 “Macroeconomic Policies for Sustainable Development” Guest Editor: Alejandro Nadal (Co-Chair, TEMTI; Full Professor, Center for Economic Studies, El Colegio de México). …  

24 Feb 2010 | News story

Sharing Power: A New Development Paradigm

CEESP is convening a global Conference, 'Sharing Power: A New Vision for Development', in Whakatane, New Zealand, January 11-15th 2011.   …  

23 Feb 2010 | Event

August 4-6: Hawai’I Conservation Congress, Hawai‘i Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii 

Ecosystem management and restoration in Hawai‘i and across the Pacific continues to evolve. Over the past decade landowners, communities, agencies, and governments have begun to work together more collaboratively, utilizing diverse knowledge systems and decision-making approaches. …  

04 Feb 2010 | Event
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May 9-14: 12th International Congress of Ethnobiology, Tofino, B.C. Canada

May 9-14:12th International Congress of Ethnobiology, Tofino, B.C. Canada
The overarching theme of the 12th ICE is Hishuk-ish tsa’walk, a Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations phrase that embodies the concept of “everything is one,” the understanding that everything is connected and nothing is isolated from other aspects of life surrounding it and within it. …  

04 Feb 2010 | Event

Recent activity of the IUCN Private Sector Task Force

Background:  The current IUCN Council has set up the Private Sector Task Force “ to learn from and continue to improve on IUCN's engagement with the private sector, and to propose revisions to the Guidelines as appropriate”. …  

02 Feb 2010 | News story

IUCN Councillors at the 73rd Meeting of Council, 23-25 November 2009

73rd meeting of IUCN Council

An Overview of 73rd Council (23-25 November 2009) with a summary of the main discussion and decision points is available in English, French and Spanish on the IUCN Members Portal. 

02 Feb 2010 | News story

ICCA

Communities and bio-cultural diversity in Cambodia - options for policies and action whose time has come

Indigenous Territories and Areas conserved by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (ICCAs in short) encompass many of the bio-cultural patrimonies of the world. However, while the Convention on Biological Diversity formally recognises them and recommends their support, recognition by national governments is often problematic. …  

02 Feb 2010 | News story

ICCA

Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas: A Bold New Frontier for Conservation

The ICCA Forum has a new website which includes a variety of ICCA information, analyses and reports from all over the world: www.ICCAforum.org. You are welcome to submit ICCA-relevant case studies and other insights, announcements and materials that you would like to propose for uploading.   …  

02 Feb 2010 | News story

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