WIPO facilitated a workshop on aimed at addressing key issues in intellectual property management, trademark registration, patents and copyright as it relates to protecting and promoting traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions.
Dr. Andreas Drews from The ABS Capacity Development Initiative gave a presentation on Indigenous and Local Communities and the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS).
In Apia, Somoa, indigenous and local community land and sea managers have been brought together from across the Pacific to attend a workshop run by the Convention on Biological Diversity Secretariat.
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed annually on August 9 to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population.
Today the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) released the most significant report to-date showing that giving indigenous and other forest communities rights over forests can be an effective tool for slowing Global Warming.
The Biodiversity and Community Health Initiative is a partnership of leading agencies and stakeholders working at the biodiversity–health nexus to advance poverty reduction and sustainable development.
WIN’s first forum discussion will be on the topic of the upcoming United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and will begin July 8 2014 at 10:00 AM EST.
In their Tedx talk “Twice Upon a Time,” Mikaela Griffiths and Ruth Mirams, co-founders of the NGO Paramodic, discuss their approach to keeping the oral histories and languages…
“Our livelihood is our land and the cows,” Beatrice Lemparia explains as she begins to describe life as an indigenous Mukogodo Maasai woman.
There is an opportunity for indigenous peoples and local communities to dedicate three days, prior to the actual World Parks Congress, to a community dialogue…