Human Rights

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Human Rights” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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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...
The IUCN Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi) is a global expert network formed by IUCN as a joint initiative of the Species Survival Commission (SSC) and the Commission on...
Approaches to 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 capacity and networks, distill best practices and tools, and integrate rights-based approaches to...
CEESP Note from the Chair -- Kristen Walker-Painemilla It has been a fruitful 2018 for CEESP so far. The last half of 2017 and first quarter of 2018...
Group photo for Resolution 80 In particular, we partnered with GPGR to facilitate a meeting of IUCN’s Indigenous members. If you recall, a landmark decision was reached for indigenous peoples and...
By Claire Warmenbol - ‘The Shape of Water’, quite symbolically the title of the movie I watched on route to Brasilia for the 8th World Water Forum,...
Photo: Claire Warmenbol That is what the World Water Forum is about. Whilst access to water is a universal human right, without good governance policies, sound...
CEESP News: by FARN - Environment and Natural Resources Foundation After more than 6 years of intense meetings and negotiations, 24 countries of...
  The Agreement is the first adopted by a group of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean on environmental matters, and was built and negotiated with the direct and significant participation...
CEESP News - by Osvaldo Munguia, Director of Mopawi and IUCN-CEESP Regional Vice Chair - Meso & South America Indigenous territories are usually...
Landscape on the Northern Coastal Corridor from the city of La Ceiba towards Indigenous Peoples territory in Moskitia; a stretch of circa 200 kilometers (some 125 miles) where the land has been...
CEESP News - By Kaia Boe, with input from IUCN IPO Members A landmark decision for indigenous peoples and conservation was adopted by the Members...
As noted in a newly released report by the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues’ Secretariat, Study to examine conservation and indigenous peoples’ human rights, recent decades have seen notable...
CEESP NEWS - by Scherl, L.M and Hahn, R.  This 2018 publication presents condensed “Lessons Learned” from five years implementation of a project...
  Developing new protected areas to contribute to the achievement of Aichi target 11 and enhancing sustainable livelihoods of local communities living in and around existing or potential protected...
CEESP News: Rainforest Foundation UK A new report published in December 2017 by the Rainforest Foundation UK exposes the impacts of two national...
The report, entitled The Human Cost of Conservation in Republic of Congo: Conkouati-Douli and Nouabalé-Ndoki National Parks and their Impact on the Rights and Livelihoods of Forest Communities, is...
Project: Community Management of the Río Goascorán Basin, Honduras (“Our Goascorán Basin”) (First phase: 2015-2018) Cooperating partner: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (COSUDE),...
CEESP News - by IUCN Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi), IUCN Eastern & Southern Africa Office and IIED UN Environment, in...
Photo: UN Environment Program Press Release   New research shows that involving local people is critical to successful conservation. There has long been good...
Project title: Biodiversity Conflict Mitigation around the Refugee Camp of Cox’s Bazar District Location: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Project duration: January−December 2018 Project background: As of...

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