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Recap of 2022 UN Ocean Conference: the power of collective action and community resilience in the face of local-to-global challenges

The 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference was held in Lisbon, Portugal, from June 27 to July 1, 2022. The ICCA Consortium and several Members and community partners from twelve island and coastal countries attended the conference. Together, we highlighted the self-determined priorities of Indigenous and community custodians of island, coastal and marine territories of life, and of artisanal and small-scale fishers, in a conference that was otherwise focused on status quo approaches to ocean conservation and economic priorities. Read more ▸

Pastoral communities’ territories of life in Asia: Tales of coexistence

To acknowledge the vital roles of rangelands and pastoralism for human wellbeing and nature conservation and to support the proposed International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP) in 2026, ICCA Consortium co-organized a virtual workshop on July 16, 2021, on pastoral communities’ territories of life in grasslands/rangelands across Eurasia. Read more ▸