A delegation of 20 people of the ICCA Consortium is in New York from the 14th to the 23rd of April to participate in … Continue reading “The ICCA Consortium at the UNPFII”
The Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) held a regional workshop from February 20-24th, 2018 with Tero Mustonen of Snowchange and ICCA Consortium Member in attendance to facilitate the description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) in the Baltic Sea, during which the ILK and ICCAs were largely discussed.
Prof. José Aylwin – ICCA Consortium Council Member, participated in the conference of the Forests Dialogue to discuss issues surrounding land reform with indigenous peoples, forestry companies, agricultural companies, development agencies and relevant government bodies.
The ICCA Consortium at the CBD expert workshop on “other effective area-based conservation measures”
Last February, the CBD Secretariat organised a technical expert workshop in Montreal on “other effective area-based conservation measures” (OECMs) for achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11. The Global Coordinator (Grazia BF) and Marine and Coastal Strategy Advisor (Kim Wright) participated in the meeting. Their crucial main achievement is that CBD guidance now clearly states that the OECMs of IPs and LCs are to be self-identified…
A national level governance assessment was recently held in Tbilisi, Georgia, with IUCN leading a three-day workshop convening key stakeholders in Georgia. Representatives of … Continue reading “Protected area governance in Georgia”
En décembre 2017 s’est tenue l’Assemblée Générale Constitutive de l’Association nationale des APAC du Burkina Faso (ASAPAC-BF). La rencontre a réuni les représentants de six APAC emblématiques de différentes régions du pays.
Establishing a Common Strategy for the support and recognition of common governance of natural resources in Europe and the Middle East: On October 23-25th, 2017, a workshop was held in Granada, Spain to encourage networking among European and Middle Eastern ICCA networks.
The ICCA Consortium participated to the 2017 UNFBHR with an important delegation. It co-lead the parallel event : Building bridges for Indigenous Peoples’ access to … Continue reading “UN Forum on Business and Human Rights”
Community Conservation in Switzerland: The Experiences of Park Jura Vaudois and Park Gruyère Pays d’en Haut
A public event was organised on November 24, 2017 by the ICCA Consortium and ProNatura Suisse, with the support of the IUCN and Ville … Continue reading “Community Conservation in Switzerland: The Experiences of Park Jura Vaudois and Park Gruyère Pays d’en Haut”
ICCAs in Africa—situations, perspectives and elements of an action plan for 2018 and beyond – Download the report (ENG) This one-day event was organised … Continue reading “ICCAs in Africa –”
Recognising the Real Conflict? The Eldoret Dialogue on Human Rights and Conservation. A Personal Perspective
Over four intense days, representatives from communities, conservation, human rights and government engaged in a Global Dialogue on Human Rights and Biodiversity Conservation. Held … Continue reading “Recognising the Real Conflict? The Eldoret Dialogue on Human Rights and Conservation. A Personal Perspective”
The ICCA Consortium joined over 30 Global Environmental Facility CSO Network members, including the Global Forest Coalition , participating in the 53rd GEF Council meeting and CSO Consultation. Here are some outcomes and some elements to watch for in the coming months!
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.
By: Aili Pyhälä, Steering Committee Member with special responsibility for Northern Europe and Russia In June 2017 I had the privilege of being part of … Continue reading “Current ICCA-related issues in Northern Europe”
The XI General Assembly of the ICCA Consortium took place in Geneva, Switzerland on 25-26 November 2017. The minutes of the GA are available … Continue reading “XI General Assembly – Geneva, Switzerland”
Con el objetivo de fortalecer la institucionalidad tradicional para mejorar la gobernanza y promover el desarrollo territorial basado en la cosmovisión, la conservación y … Continue reading “Apoyo estratégico a los TICCA en Guatemala”
March 31st, Lusaka, Zambia – Some 30 participants comprising local community, civil society, government and ICCA Consortium representatives gathered for an ICCA National Workshop … Continue reading “Supporting ICCAs in Zambia: setting the cornerstones.”
Nairobi, Kenya, 28th March 2017 – On the invitation of UNDP GEF SGP, the ICCA Consortium, the Forest People Programme, Natural Justice and the … Continue reading “Towards a critical mass for social justice in community territorial governance in Kenya”
Several members and honourary members from the ICCA Consortium participated in this conference whose goal was to be the “game changer that will reverse the decline in the health of our ocean for people, planet and prosperity”.
Los 22 y 23 de Marzo de 2017, se desarrolló en Quito, Ecuador, el primer taller como parte del proceso asistido por UICN de … Continue reading “Ecuador – Taller de Gobernanza de Áreas Protegidas y Conservadas en Ecuador”