Events organised or co-organised by the consortium

IPBES Seminar on Arctic Indigenous and Local Knowledge & Sustainability

Dr. Aili Pyhälä, Council Member with special responsibility for Northern Europe and Russia, participated in a one-day seminar on Arctic Indigenous and Local Knowledge & Sustainability, organized by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The event was organized by Álvaro Fernandez-Llamazares, an author of the IPBES Global Assessment and an Honorary member of the ICCA Consortium. Read more ▸

The ICCA Consortium at the 17th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

A delegation of 20 members of the ICCA Consortium was in New York from the 14th to the 23rd of April to participate in the 17th session of the United Nation Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Two powerful statements in support of indigenous peoples’ collective rights and their role in conservation were made in the larger assembly, and our side-event on resistance to destructive development in ICCAs filled the room. Read more ▸

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… Read more ▸

Europe and Middle East Workshop on the Commons

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.  Read more ▸