CEESP in North America and the Caribbean
Iain Davidson-Hunt and Peggy Smith, Vice-Chairs, CEESP, North America - In preparing for the IUCN Canada and the US Office of IUCN meetings to provide input to the 2012-2016 draft work program of IUCN, it became apparent that while CEESP has a large North America membership it is not one which interacts on a regional basis. …
One of the largest areas of untouched boreal wilderness left in the world straddles a significant section of Eastern Manitoba and Northern Ontario. The local Anishinabe First Nation calls this region Pimachiowin Aki which means the “the land that gives life”. (An Article by David Suzuki) …
Meet the Members
Cheryl Chetkiewicz writes about First Nations in Northern Ontario and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Canada
Cheryl Chetkiewicz is the Landscape Leader for WCS Canada's work in Ontario's Northern Boreal in Ontario, Canada. She is working on a variety of activities to address development and conservation activities that affect species and ecosystems and developing approaches to support First Nations management, research, and conservation needs in this socially and ecologically unique part of the world. …
Outcomes of the Canada Forum for IUCN
The Canadian Forum for IUCN took place in Ottawa on the 19 and 20 September 2011. CEESP Regional Vice-Chair's Iain Davidson-Hunt and Peggy Smith were present.
The Final Report of the meeting can be downloaded below or by visiting the CCIUCN Web site http://www.cwf-fcf.org/iucn/en/events/canadian-forum-for-iucn.html
Please contact Iain Davidson-Hunt for further information or to discuss how you could contribute to CEESP's work in Canada.
|Final Report of the Canadian Forum for IUCN September 2011||Summary of Proceedings and Priorities for Canada||PDF Document 244KB|
|Outcomes of Canada Forum for IUCN 2011||Summary recommendations of break-out groups||PDF Document 38KB|