Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy

CEESP generates and disseminates knowledge, mobilizes influence, and promotes actions to harmonize the  conservation of nature with the critical social, cultural, environmental, and economic justice concerns of human societies

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The Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) contributes to the IUCN's Mission by generating and disseminating knowledge, mobilising influence, and promoting actions to harmonise the conservation of nature with the critical social, cultural, environmental, and economic justice concerns of human societies.

 

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  • Announcing New CEESP Appointments

    31.10.2018

    CEESP News - by Kristen Walker, CEESP Chair Congratulations to CEESP members in their new roles!

  • Community representatives from around the world gather at ZSL in London, for a preparatory "Community Voices" meeting for the London Conference IWT, co-organised by IUCN SULi, IIED, ZSL, TRAFFIC and FFI Community representatives from around the world gather at ZSL in London, for a preparatory "Community Voices" meeting for the London Conference IWT, co-organised by IUCN SULi, IIED, ZSL, TRAFFIC and FFI Photo: Jonathan Perugia/Gaia Visual

    Community Voices in the Illegal Wildlife Trade Debate

    31.10.2018

    CEESP News - by Rosie Cooney, outgoing Chair of the IUCN CEESP/SSC Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi) Who gets to have a say in how wildlife is conserved? Whose perspectives and interests count? The illegal wildlife trade (IWT...

  • IUCN Mexico Forum Participants of the Mexican National Committee Forum in Mexico City Photo: Ame Ramos Castillo

    Highlighting Human Dimensions of Conservation

    29.10.2018

    CEESP News - by Ameyali Ramos, CEESP Deputy Chair   The Mexican National Committee of IUCN Members hosted a Forum in Mexico City, Mexico from 23 to 25 October 2018. The Forum provided an opportunity to review the progress of IUCN Mexican Member...

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Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice

This Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice (RESPECC) Specialist Group focuses on outreach to faith-based institutions, movements and networks, as well as spiritual communities engaged in environmental conservation and climate change....
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Sustainable Use and Livelihoods

The Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULI) is a global expert network formed by IUCN as a joint initiative of the SSC and CEESP. It is uniquely placed to provide credible, sound technical advice on sustainable use and livelihoods. The

 

A man collecting medicinal plants in Chiang Mai, Thailand Photo: IUCN Photo Library / © Jim Thorsell

Governance, Equity and Rights

The CEESP Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER) works to advance approaches to the conservation of nature that are grounded in and promote good governance, social equity and human rights. TGER engages its diverse membership to learn from and share field-based experience, build...
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Knowledge Baskets

Learn more about IUCN’s first two social science flagship knowledge products: the 'Natural Resource Governance Framework' (NRGF) and 'People in Nature' (PiN).

 

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