The paths we have walked and the paths ahead: 10 years of the ICCA Consortium

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our month-long series of anniversary events from 13 July to 13 August, which brought our membership together for beautiful moments of reflection, commemoration, visioning and celebration. Not only were these events a powerful recollection of how far the ICCA Consortium has come, but they also turned over the fertile ground nurtured by our founders and elders and planted seeds for the next ten years of the movement for territories of life. Read more ▸

Great day for Lamu as Tribunal dismisses coal plant license

Kenya’s National Environmental Tribunal handed down judgment on the challenge to the Lamu coal plant license on Wednesday, 26 June 2019. A challenge brought by the communities of Lamu and Kenyan civil society organisations, including Natural Justice, an ICCA Consortium Member. Read more ▸

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 ▸

Parque Nacional Bernardo O’Higgins/Territorio Kawésqar Waes: Conservación y Gestión en un Territorio Ancestral

Este trabajo sobre el parque nacional Bernardo O’Higgins en el territorio kawésqar waes, en Chile, busca definir una línea base de los recursos naturales, identificar las áreas con distinta vocación de uso, y el potencial económico asociado a actividades de turismo, incorporando los intereses del pueblo originario involucrado ancestralmente con los territorios protegidos. Read more ▸

Les APAC, un modèle innovant dans la conservation de la biodiversité et les services éco-systémiques en République Démocratique du Congo

Une conférence internationale sur la recherche pour la conservation de la biodiversité et les services éco-systémiques dans la Région du Bassin du Congo s’est tenue à Kinshasa, capitale de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), du 22 au 24 juillet 2018, sous le haut patronage du Ministère de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable (MEDD) de la RDC, de l’Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN) et de l’Ambassade de la République Fédérale d’Allemagne en RDC.  Read more ▸