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



  • Group picture of the Resolution 80 meeting Photo: Kristen Walker-Painemilla

    Note from the CEESP Chair


    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 has focused on our partnership with the Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) and planning for the...

  • Photo: Angela Andrade

    IPBES-6 - Moving indigenous and local knowledge forward


    CEESP News - by Aroha Te Pareake Mead, CEESP Chair, 2008-2016 The work of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has direct relevance to CEESP at many different levels and offers some direct...

  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 signing ceremony Photo: IUCN

    France to host IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020


    Marseille, France – The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today signed an agreement to jointly organise the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in 2020 in...



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