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Perspectives and experiences of Indigenous Peoples, local communities and their organizations and allies in the global movement for territories of life

Community member surveying wildlife in Kenya. Credit: Guy Western/SORALO

Learn more about the diverse perspectives and experiences of Indigenous Peoples and local communities, as well as their supporting organizations and allies, on key issues concerning their territories of life and in the context of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

Voices from custodians of territories of life on the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Six key foundations for sustaining territories of life from deep reflection amongst ICCA Consortium Members in Africa, Asia, and Latin America on the post-2020 framework.

Post-2020 global biodiversity framework: grassroots consultation on domestic implications in India

Consultation organized by ICCA Consortium Members KRAPAVIS and Kalpavriksh delves into communities’ concerns with protected areas, potential implications of draft global targets on area-based conservation, and domestic legal tools and locally determined strategies to strengthen community rights in this context.

Youth Group Chair: Only a human rights-based approach will address biodiversity loss

In this World View article published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, Josefa Cariño Tauli shares a personal perspective, as a young Indigenous woman, on why it is so critical to heed long-standing calls for human rights, justice and equity in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.

The time is now to #BreaktheBias against women protecting territories of life

Reflection on the commemoration of International Women’s Day 2022 by Milka Chepkorir (Sengwer), ICCA Consortium Honorary member and Coordinator, Defending Territories of Life.

Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework must recognize role of Indigenous and local women

Integrating gender justice in the mainstreaming of biodiversity can be a highly effective way to secure universal human rights for women.

woman mangroves Gambia

‘30 by 30’ is a distraction, keep the focus on Indigenous and locally-led holistic ocean stewardship

Opinion: The “30 by 30” campaign for marine protected areas will marginalize the very people who – far from contributing to the problem – have long been a big part of the solution.

Local Communities and Youth Express Their Views on the New Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, Toward a Shared Vision of Biodiversity in Madagascar

Our Member TAFO MIHAAVO and Malagasy Youth Biodiversity Network have united to gather Fokonolona and youth to analyze the current biodiversity governance and management on the island and to shape a common future to preserve biodiversity.

woman mangroves Gambia

UN Dispatches: short film on youth perspectives on global biodiversity negotiations

The ICCA Consortium’s delegation to the UN negotiations on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework in February 2020 included several youths (all women!). Join us as we hear about this experience directly from youth representatives from Madagascar, Nepal, and the Philippines.

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