The debate on what should follow the Millennium Development Goals when they expire in 2015 is thoroughly underway. There is a new meeting, report or conference on the subject somewhere in the world almost every day!
CBD training for indigenous local community resource manager at Mur village, in Madang, Papua New Guinea
The Second global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum was held at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in Rome, on 12-13 February 2015
The fourteenth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will be held in UN Headquarters, New York from 20 April to 1 May 2015
The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.
WIN co-hosted a pavilion with IUCN Oceania at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney November 12 – 19. The pavilion included a week long program of expert led sessions, panel discussions, workshops and trainings, book launches, movie screenings, and more.
The UNDP/GEF Small Grants Programme and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre launched the book “Engaging Local Communities in Stewardship of World Heritage: A methodology based on the COMPACT experience”
The intention of the session was to provide an overview of the main outcomes of a pre-Congress workshop organized by the ICCA Consortium; WIN; the Kimberley Land Council, the GEF SGP and other partners.
This dialogue explored the relevance of the recent enactment of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) for local communities and indigenous peoples.
A group of 30 participants met to better understand the range of definitions and key aspects of “resilience” at the community level. The interactive workshop was co-organized by UNDP and the Stockholm Resilience Center, and facilitated by Million Belay from MELCA, Ethiopia.