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Newsflash #4 – November 2017

Recent Events & News

Entre el 4 y 8 de septiembre 2017 se realizó en Chile, en la ciudad de La Serena, el IV Congreso Internacional de Áreas Marinas Protegidas. Read more ▸
En Ecuador, la Fundación FIDES, miembro del Consorcio TICCA, desarrollo talleres de 5 módulos en un proceso de formación que permita ampliar posibilidades de participación a jóvenes y mujeres, y fortalecer la gobernanza en las comunidades. Read more ▸
Two intersessional meetings of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – namely, the 21st meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-21) and the 10th meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and related provisions (WG8(j)-10) – are scheduled for 11-14 December and 13-16 December, respectively, in Montreal, Canada. Read more ▸
    Kota Kinabalu: Pacos Trust, a Sabah-based Indigenous Peoples rights advocacy organisation, received the Malaysia United Nations Award 2017, Tuesday, in recognition of its outstanding contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SGD). Read more ▸
      On October 23-27th, 2017, the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group (OEIGWG) for the development of a legally binding treaty on Transnational Corporations (TNC) and other business enterprises (OBE) with respect to human rights met for its third session. Read more ▸

        Upcoming Events

        In conjunction with the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights (27-29 November 2017), we will hold the 2017 General Assembly of our Consortium in Geneva (Switzerland) on 24-25 November 2017 Read more ▸
          On 7 November, from 9:30 - 12:00, the Coalition will conduct a Peoples Climate Summit workshop on the risks of bioenergy and other forms of large-scale biosequestration for forests and communities at the Wissenschaftzentrum (more information can be found HERE). Read more ▸


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              Final Remarks
              There are so many exciting activities in the world of ICCAs, many of which were highlighted in our most recent newsletter. Please remember that these newsflashes would not be possible without your contribution, so we continue to encourage you to send me important information, announcements, including post-event/conference summaries. As always, your comments and suggestions on this issue are welcome. Thank you!

              Últimas Palabras
              Hay muchos movimientos emocionantes en el mundo de ICCA, muchos de los cuales se destacaron en nuestro boletín más reciente. No se olviden que estos boletines no serían posibles sin su contribución, por lo que seguimos alentándoles a que me envíen información importante, anuncios, incluidos resúmenes de eventos y conferencias. Como siempre, sus comentarios y sugerencias sobre esta edición son bienvenidos. ¡Gracias!

              Dernières Remarques
              Il y a beaucoup de mouvements palpitants dans le monde des APAC, dont beaucoup ont été soulignés dans notre plus récent bulletin. S’il vous plaît, rappelez-vous que ces newsflashes ne seraient pas possibles sans votre contribution, donc je continue à vous encourager à m’envoyer des informations importantes, des annonces, y compris des résumés post-événement / conférence. Comme toujours, vos commentaires et suggestions sur cette édition sont les bienvenus. Merci!

              Ms. Deborah David
              Communications Officer, The ICCA Consortium

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