Since the beginning of the new millennium, in the year 2000, global interest has been steadily growing for territories and areas governed, managed, and conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs). Supported by a growing body of literature and community experiences, ICCAs and their core elements are increasingly recognised in international policy fora, including those on biodiversity conservation and human rights.
By: Dr. Denis Ruysschaert, Vice-president SWISSAID Genève, and researcher associate at Biose Department, University Liège Debates are passionate around oil palm. On one side, pro … Continue reading “Oil palm debate – tackling four “myths””
By: Harry Jonas (Natural Justice) and Nigel Dudley (Equilibrium Research), Members of the IUCN WCPA Task Force on OECMs International and state approaches to … Continue reading “A brief introduction to ‘Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures’”
The United Nations Ocean Conference, dedicated to the Sustainable Development Goal 14, took place in New York, June 5–9 2017. Several Members and honorary … Continue reading “Highlights on ICCAs at the UN Ocean Conference”
Por: Jorge Varela Márquez, Ambiente, Desarrollo y Capacitación (ADC) El 10 de Junio de 2014, el Comité de Pesca de la Organización para la … Continue reading “Directrices de pesca artesanal y neoliberalismo”