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Call for UN to Recognize and Protect the Ocean’s Rights
CEESP News - by Fiona Wilton, The Gaia Foundation / OCC-Uruguay The ocean covers seventy percent of our planet, generates over fifty percent of the...
The call was launched at the UN Ocean Conference, held during June 5th-9th, with a view to identifying best practices, sharing experiences and building partnerships, to “reverse the decline in...
Raising and integrating the cultural values of the Ocean
CEESP News - Elise Huffer, Pacific Community The Pacific Ocean is a living, breathing cultural space which provides meaning to communities living...
The Pacific Ocean is a living, moving and sacred entity. As the Ocean Declaration of Maupiti, endorsed by the 15 country representatives present at the UNESCO Pacific World Heritage meeting in...
Importance of gender equity in safeguarding water resources highlighted at recent regional forum
IUCN’s BRIDGE programme and the Oxfam Inclusion Project, in collaboration with the Lao Women’s Union, facilitated a regional forum on gender equity...
The forum began with a high level panel, facilitated by Australian Ambassador to Lao PDR Mr John Williams, which discussed opportunities to promote women’s leadership in national and transboundary...
From Locally Managed Marine Areas to Indigenous and Community Conserved Oceans
CEESP News - by Hugh Govan, Adviser, LMMA Network and Adjunct Senior Fellow, University of the South Pacific (USP), School of Government, Development...
Speech at UN Ocean Conference 2017 - “Our Common Ocean: Resources, Rights, and Responsibilities Progressive Policy Alternatives and Community Led Programmes” June 6, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM, Conference...
Sustainable management of terrestrial ecosystems helps mitigate climate change and supports the livelihoods, health and well-being of millions of people around the world. Terrestrial...
Unequal allocation, management and access to natural resources create economic inequalities between individuals and groups, within and among countries. IUCN works with indigenous peoples,...
Nature provides the infrastructure needed to supply clean water for human use in daily subsistence, agriculture and energy generation. At the same time, secure water supplies are needed to...
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are matters of fundamental human rights and social justice. Women play vital roles as natural resource managers, knowledge holders and...
Healthy ecosystems contribute to food security by making food systems more productive and stable in the long term. Healthy ecosystems also strengthen the resilience and adaptability of farming...
Conserving nature helps maintain the natural resources that sustain the world’s economies. This is particularly important for sectors directly dependent on these resources, such as agriculture,...
Over three billion people depend on coastal and marine biodiversity for food and income. However, coastal, marine and polar ecosystems are under threat from over-exploitation of resources,...
U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues to be held in Bangkok, Thailand
The Stimson Center, on behalf of the U.S. State Department and in collaboration with IUCN and the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme, is co-...
The two-day conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 September 2017. The conference aims to bring together 40-50 marine experts from think tanks, academia, the private sector,...
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