International events

“Empowerment Mapping” in Cambridge

With the active support of the ICCA Consortium, WWF International and the WCMC organised a workshop. Maps are an invaluable tool to enhance awareness of what exists and foster preparedness in the face of threats, hopefully leading to enhanced security of governance. Read more ▸

Highlights from the 55th GEF Council Meeting and CSO Consultation

The ICCA Consortium joined Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Network members at the 55th GEF Council Meeting and CSO consultation. An opportunity to enhance the value of ICCAs and the need for their recognition, as well as to support a meaningful “inclusive conservation”. Read more ▸

El Consorcio TICCA en la XV Conferencia de la Sociedad Internacional de Economía Ecológica: mesa panel sobre autonomía indígena

David Barkin y Albert Chan Dzul, Miembros y Miembros Honorarios del Consorcio TICCA, participaron en la Conferencia de la Sociedad Internacional de Economía Ecológica, recordando que si bien la lucha es desde abajo, también exigimos a los gobiernos estatales y otros actores así como a los diferentes instrumentos de la ONU que apoyen los TICCA-territorios de vida Read more ▸

The ICCA Consortium in Montreal – June 2018

Important gathering of the ICCA Consortium in Montreal last June- July, on the occasion of its Extraordinary General Assembly, the SBSTTA and SBI of the Convention on Biological Diversity and a Community Conservation meeting Read more ▸

IPBES Seminar on Arctic Indigenous and Local Knowledge & Sustainability

A seminar on Arctic Indigenous and Local Knowledge & Sustainability, organized by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) took place in Helsinki University, Finland: an effort to work across knowledge systems and incorporate Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK) in biodiversity assessment. 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 ▸