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Fehmida explains turtle conservation to local people

The Turtle Lady

Dr Fehmida Firdous – Pakistan

The efforts of Dr Fehmida Firdous, known as the ‘Turtle Lady of Pakistan’ to save marine turtles has earned accolade from the country’s President and international media attention. …  

03 May 2011 | News story

REDD and Communities Task Force plans for 2011

The CEESP REDD and Communities Task Force has launched its plans for 2011 this month. The task force, which is formally incorporated under TGER, will continue to disseminate regular information on the development of national and international policies to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhance carbon stocks (REDD+). …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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Jennifer Mohamed-Katerere

CEESP announces new SC members

We are pleased to introduce to you and welcome two new members of the CEESP Steering Committee. …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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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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International Convention Centre, Jeju

Congress Preparatory Committee meets in Jeju

Members of the Congress Preparatory Committee met at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Jeju, Republic of Korea, from 11 to12 April. …   | French | Spanish

02 May 2011 | News story

IUCN 2011 Regional Conservation Forum, Kuwait

IUCN 2011 Regional Conservation Forum convenes in Kuwait to shape the environmental agenda in West Asia

  Kuwait, 2 May 2011 (IUCN) – Decision makers, civil society and research institutions gathered in Kuwait for the IUCN 2011 Regional Conservation Forum, which is organized by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) – Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA), co-hosted by the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and co-funded by IUCN, KISR and the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS) from 2-5 May, 2011. …  

02 May 2011 | International news release
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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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