Traditonal knowledge workshop at the country level

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A national capacity-building workshop on traditional knowledge and customary sustainable use, for indigenous peoples representing all the nine provinces, various islands, tribes and societies in the Solomon Islands, on the 19-20 March 2015. The workshop gathered a total of 35 participants representing indigenous peoples, NGOs, international AID donors, churches, youths, women, schools and government ministries.

Upcoming: Project Access Global Capacity Training Workshop for Indigenous Peoples

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Upcoming: from the 15-17th of April, a three-day “Project Access” intensive workshop focusing on Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations system will take place. The workshop aims to better prepare Indigenous Peoples to engage the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and other international processes.

Post-2015 process

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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!

2015 International Year of Soils

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The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.

WIN at the IUCN World Parks Congress

Resilience workshop attendees

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.