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National seminar on ICCAs in Malaysia held back-to-back with World Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous peoples’ organisations from across Malaysia gathered for a full-day seminar on ICCAs on 8 August 2018 in Bau, Sarawak. Unique to different Indigenous peoples in the three regions of Malaysia, terms such as Pemakai Menua, Pulau Galau, Gompi Guno and Ingaladan represent sophisticated systems of Indigenous customary laws and practices that enable the respective communities to live in harmony with their traditional territories.  Read more ▸

Working Group for ICCAs in Indonesia (WGII)

The year 2017 was rather eventful for the Working Group for ICCAs in Indonesia. Now established as a coalition of national CSOs and recognized as the leading platform for ICCAs issues in Indonesia, WGII held a seminar on Community and Conservation in February 2017, where it launched the first national online registration platform for ICCAs.  Read more ▸

The Second National Conference on Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Conserved Areas and Territories (ICCA) 21-22 October 2014, Manila

The conference aimed at further advancing the recognition and role of Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in biodiversity conservation, strengthening of traditional governance systems, forging stronger…  Read more “The Second National Conference on Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Conserved Areas and Territories (ICCA) 21-22 October 2014, Manila”