Social Policy

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Social Policy” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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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...
Specialist Group Chair Rosie CooneyBio 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...
Aban Marker Kabraji, IUCN Asia Regional Director and Director of the IUCN Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania, has recently been featured in the Pakistani...
In this in-depth interview, Ms Kabraji shares how her childhood experience with nature and Zoroastrian philosophy inspired her to pursue environmental work, and the career path that led her to her...
Transparency is one of the four core principles of IUCN-led Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAPs). Therefore, the Rio Doce...
In 2017 Agenda (ENG - POR) for the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and panel meetings (25 September - 3 October 2017) Summary report (ENG - POR) of the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and meetings (25...
CEESP NEWS - by IPBES Secretariat and submitted by one of the lead authors, Riccardo Simoncini The world’s biodiversity is being lost and nature’s...
  IPBES is the global science-policy platform tasked with providing the best-available evidence to inform better decisions affecting nature - by Governments, businesses and even individual...
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members...
The 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium, held from 4-6 July 2018, brought together over 300 participants from six continents to discuss current international, comparative, national, and...
CEESP generates and disseminates knowledge, mobilizes influence, and promotes actions to harmonize the conservation of nature with the critical...
  Specialist Group on Gender Chair   Meher Marker NoshirwaniBio   Main Areas of Work The SSG’s main areas of work include; Biodiversity, Climate Change, Access and...
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
 Read the July Issue 2018May - Note from the Chair, Communities Conservation and Livelihoods Conference, Food Security and the Protection of Indigenous Territories 2017 Autumn - Oceans in Focus:...
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Indigenous issues and rights constitute an integral part of the human rights standards that support the rights-based approach applied by IUCN.
Costa Rica (IUCN). August 9 is commemorated as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples in recognition of the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous...
The Regional Chairs provide leadership to guide the development and implementation of CEESP’s work within their regions. They work cross-sectorally across many disciplines to foster initiatives for...
CEESP is a unique network of approximately 1,500 volunteers representing disciplines from biology and anthropology, economics and law, to culture and indigenous peoples - among many others. Our work...

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