Convention on Biological Diversity

Nagoya, Japan: 18-29 October 2010

The CBD COP10 meeting being held in Nagoya, Japan will be very significant for a wide range of CEESP interests. …  

23 Nov 2009 | Event

11th Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics

Oldenburg and Bremen, Germany: 22 - 25 August 2010

Ecological systems and their services to humans have been exposed to stress, exploitation and destruction for decades. Biodiversity is being lost at an almost unprecedented pace. Climate change will bring about rapid and unpredictable changes in the earth’s entire biophysical system. There are thus massive indications of a crisis of ecosystems caused by human activity. …  

23 Nov 2009 | Event
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3rd CEESP Steering Committee Meeting

Gland, Switzerland, 5 June 2010

The Third meeting of the CEESP SC will be held immediately following the IUCN Council meeting in Gland. …  

23 Nov 2009 | Event

United Nations Climate Change Conference

Copenhagen, 7-18 December 2009

2009 is a crucial year in the international effort to address climate change. A series of UNFCCC meetings are taking place throughout the year, designed to culminate in an ambitious and effective international response to climate change, to be agreed at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 15) in Copenhagen, 7-18 December. …  

23 Nov 2009 | Event

2nd CEESP Steering Committee Meeting

Bangkok, Thailand: 27 & 28 November

The 2nd meeting of the CEESP Steering Committee will bring together the Theme Co-Chairs and Regional Vice-Chairs to strategise on the Commission's work programme until 2012. …  

23 Nov 2009 | Event

CEESP now on Facebook

CEESP has joined the social networking site, Facebook. If you are a member of Facebook, send a request to the Group ‘IUCN CEESP’. Facebook enables all members of CEESP to communicate with each other in all of the languages of IUCN and to share images, journeys, views and opinions. It offers another mechanism for networking across Commission regions and Themes and provides a more user friendly tool for Commission members to meet and exchange ideas. …  

23 Nov 2009 | News story

CEESP Member wins Nobel Memorial Prize

IUCN congratulates Professor Elinor Ostrom, a member of IUCN's Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy, for winning the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Professor Ostrom, who is involved with the theme on Governance, Equity and Rights in the Commission, shared the prize with Oliver E. Williamson, for "her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons". She is the first woman to win the prize in this category. …  

23 Nov 2009 | News story

Call for Papers: Biofuels

CEESP will be producing an Occasional Paper on Biofuels. You are invited to submit short articles highlighting the impact of biofuel production on communities. Descriptions of successful efforts where local community uses of biofuels are supported without exploitation of people or the environment would also be welcome. Send your articles and images to: ( by 7 December 2009. …  

23 Nov 2009 | News story

David Brown at WCC

Delivering Multiple Benefits from Forest Carbon Markets

The prospect of linking carbon markets with forest conservation is a popular topic within the environmental community. The 4th IUCN World Conservation Congress provided a high-profile platform to exchange ideas on the role of forests as carbon stores. Animated by presentations spanning a variety of perspectives, the Global Thematic Workshop was one of the major events dedicated to this ecomplex issue. With hundreds of delegates in attendance, valuable insights were shared on the socio-economic and ecological risks and opportunities of forest carbon projects. …  

29 Oct 2008 | Event

Aroha Mead, New Zealand

Desde la presidencia de las comisiones

¿Cuáles son los planes de los presidentes de comisión electos durante este Congreso?
Lea algunas de las posiciones e ideas que buscan implementar el grupo que liderará la gestión de las comisiones en los próximos cuatro años. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

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