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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  • At the festivities in central Mexico it is common for rural communities to use masks, decorations and costumes depicting the jaguar At the festivities in central Mexico, it is common for rural communities to use masks, decorations, and costumes depicting the jaguar. Photo: Angel Daen Morales Garcia

    Jaguars and Culture: Public Policies for Integrated Conservation in Mexico

    17.10.2018

    CEESP News - Angel Daen Morales Garcia and Jonatan Job Morales Garcia In collaboration with the Federal Congresswoman Erika Aracelia Rodriguez Hernandez, and as part of the Biofutura A.C conservation strategies for the jaguar, a proposal was...

  • Harvesting octopus from a locally managed marine area in Aceh, Indonesia Credit: A’al Syafrizaldi/FFI Harvesting octopus from a locally managed marine area in Aceh, Indonesia Photo: A’al Syafrizaldi/FFI

    Biodiversity conservation initiatives have unfulfilled potential to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    08.10.2018

    CEESP News - by Dr. Helen Schneider, Flora and Fauna International The University of Cambridge has launched an online tool to help conservationists identify how biodiversity projects can contribute to the SDG targets. The tool draws on the experiences of...

  • Green Crime in Mexico Photo: Ines Arroyo

    Green Crime in Mexico

    03.10.2018

    CEESP News - by Dr. Ines Arroyo-Quiroz and Tanya Wyatt Green Crime in Mexico: A Collection of Case Studies (2018) offers a unique exploration of the key green criminological issues in Mexico. Builds on a rapidly growing area of scholarship in Latin...

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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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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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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

 

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