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


Latest news

  • Wave of concern about climate impacts on oceans


    Eminent scientists and faith leaders came together at the UNFCCC COP22 in Marrakech to address the urgent climate crisis in our oceans. Dr Nigel Crawhall, IUCN CEESP Chair of the Specialist Group on Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation...

  • Vote for your Heritage Hero


    Five outstanding individuals in three natural World Heritage sites have been shortlisted as Heritage Heroes for their exceptional work in protecting some of the world's most precious natural areas. Discover their inspiring stories and decide who will...

  • Candidates Meher Noshriwani (left) and Kristen Walker Painemilla (right) at the He’eia fishponds, Hawai’i, 2015

    Introducing the two candidates for CEESP Chair 2016-2020


    There are two candidates for CEESP Chair, Meher Noshriwani (Pakistan) and Kristen Walker Painemilla (USA).  Both Meher and Kristen are current members of the CEESP Steering Committee and therefore familiar with the work, structure and governance of CEESP...

Last updated - Fri, 20 Jan 2017
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