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Newsflash #21 – Août 2019

Local and National - ICCA Consortium News, Events and Initiatives

It’s historic! “Achieving the protection of Thaidene Nëné for the Łutsël K’e Denesǫłine is a decades-long dream, and a critical step towards ensuring that our way of life can be maintained and shared with all Canadians,” said Chief Marlowe. Lire la suite ▸
The United Nations Development Program’s (UNDP) independent watchdog visited Myanmar to investigate a large conservation project posing grave risks to indigenous communities in the Tanintharyi Region, an area of the country that has seen decades of armed conflict during Myanmar’s 70-year civil war. Lire la suite ▸
Agua Blanca es la primera comunidad en el Ecuador y en Sudamérica que toma la decisión de registrarse en la base mundial de TICCAs del Centro Mundial de Monitoreo de la Conservación. Localizada en la costa ecuatoriana, esta comunidad fue acompañada por ALDEA, Miembro del Consorcio. Lire la suite ▸
The Conservation through Reconciliation Partnership in Canada aims to ensure that Indigenous laws and knowledge systems play a significant part in helping Canada meet its international obligations for the increased protection of biodiversity and the stewardship of culturally significant plants and animals. Lire la suite ▸
In Malaysia, despite long- standing problems and complaints of the indigenous peoples affected by Bakun Dam, and without the free, prior, and informed consent of local populations, the government is planning to build another such project: Papar Dam. In this article, ICCA Consortium Member SAVE Rivers reports on the situation. Lire la suite ▸
Check out this video made by the Pastoral Women's Council, an ICCA Consortium Member working toward the empowerment of Masaai Women, girls and children in North Tanzania, on the occasion of its 20th anniversary! Lire la suite ▸
In this report, Monica Vasile, Romanian environmental anthropologist and ICCA Consortium Honorary member, profiles Romania's territories of life and explores their legal, historical, socio-economic, cultural and governance aspects.  Lire la suite ▸

Regional and International - ICCA Consortium news, events and initiatives

As the Amazon forest continues to burn for more than 20 days without effective action being taken by the Brazilian and Bolivian governments, COICA is calling out to international allies for solidarity and urgent assistance, to gather funds to stop fires and help local communities recover. Lire la suite ▸
During a four- week period this summer, Ghanimat Azhdari, representative of ICCA Consortium Member CENESTA and member of the Consortium Council, participated in the OHCHR Indigenous Fellowship Programme in Geneva, where she submitted a statement in support of the migration of nomadic indigenous peoples. Lire la suite ▸
Scientists, indigenous representatives, and natural resources managers gathered to discuss climate-driven changes in species distributions and its impacts on natural systems and human well-being. Sutej Hugu, ICCA Consortium Coordinator for East Asia, participated in the event and shares his reflections in this article. Lire la suite ▸
Participants from five countries gathered in Philippines for the ICCA Southeast Asia Regional Learning Network’s first event on Sustainable Livelihoods. They shared tools, strategies for local enterprises, and discussed how livelihoods need to be rooted in culture, territory, and strong traditional governance.  Lire la suite ▸


In this article, Rosie Cooney and Brian Child, Honorary Members of the Consortium, discuss how strengthening community rights to manage land and resources is showing promise as an effective approach to advance the aims of biodiversity, climate change mitigation, and land degradation objectives.  Lire la suite ▸

News from Our Partners, Allies and Related Initiatives

How to manage our ‘commons’? This question has been the focus of wide-ranging discussions at the 17th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Commons (IASC), entitled ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’. Lire la suite ▸
Apply by 9 October 2019 for this new funding opportunity to support journalists, photographers, filmmakers, cartographers, data visualizers, and socially connected storytellers who can show us what we might lose if tropical rainforests are not protected. Please highlight potential solutions that have the power to create real, sustainable improvements. Lire la suite ▸

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