The Journey to Kunming (Part II): Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Make Their Voices Heard in First Official Meeting of Post-2020 Process

From organising demonstrations to delivering statements in UN plenary sessions, representatives of indigenous peoples and local communities around the world are creating an “ecosystem” of collective actions for rights-based approaches and intergenerational equity — and tackling the drivers of biodiversity loss as key elements of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Read more ▸

Peer-to-peer Dialogue on Weaving SDG 16 and Human Rights Law into the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

A peer-to-peer dialogue took place on the outskirts of Nairobi. Practitioners of environmental and human rights law from the judiciary, academia, civil society and various levels of government discussed and made recommendations for goals to be set for the post 2020 global biodiversity framework and contribute to the implementation of human rights to a healthy and sustainable environment Read more ▸

Without Youth and Children, Nothing is Possible!

Sharing her experiences in three youth-led international events in 2019, Emma Courtine, Honorary Member and Secretariat of the ICCA Consortium, reflects on opportunities and ideas for the Consortium to engage youth and enhance youth participation— including the creation of a youth platform within the Consortium! Read more ▸

The ICCA Consortium at the UNPFII 2019

A delegation from the ICCA Consortium participated in the eighteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and made statements during the thematic discussion on “Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”. Read more ▸

National Workshop on ICCAs held in Malaysia

A multi-stakeholder workshop organized by PACOS Trust and SGP-Malaysia called for more support for communities’ self-strengthening efforts, the establishment of a national ICCA working group and the development of a dedicated law on ICCAs—Territories of Life. Read more ▸