WIN invites you to the 8th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Geneva from July 20 to July 24. It will focus on enhancing indigenous peoples’ human rights, incorporating them into Post-2015 Development Agenda, research work on indigenous peoples’ right to cultural heritage, and proposals for Human Rights Council to adopt.
WIN is hosting an online forum discussion on “Old Ways, New Tech: Culture. Innovation. Technology.” by featuring Australian aboriginal women and a traditional knowledge scholar. Join us for the dialogue!
The Indigenous Navigator is a depository of draft tools, data, and documents for indigenous communities to “systematically monitor the level of recognition and implementation of their rights”.
Global Islands Partnership (GLISPA) and Eye on Earth are inviting SIDS to Eye on Earth summit to address importance of data in decision making for SIDS in sustainable development and resilience.
The Secretariat of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), in collaboration with the International Indigenous Forum (IIFB), Forest People Programme (FPP), Natural Justice (NJ), SwedBio, and Sotzil Association, hosted a training workshop on Community-based Monitoring, Indicators on Traditional Knowledge and Customary Sustainable Use and Community Protocols, within the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, from 8 to 10 June in Panajachel, Guatemala.
The Secretariat of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) hosted a dialogue workshop on Assessment of Collective Action of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Biodiversity Conservation and Resource Mobilization in Panajachel, Guatemala from 11-13 June 2015.
Representatives of the Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) Mr. Maurizio Ferrari and Ms. Caroline de Jong provided an introduction to article 10(c) of the Convention. FPP provided a background to the global Plan of Action for Customary Sustainable Use of the CBD and shared various case studies which provided general or common customary rules.
Panel on values, valuation and measuring the benefits of collective action and the contribution to biological diversity followed by a panel dialogue on Methods for measuring and aggregating data related to collective action
The following statement was given in the plenary on Wednesday September 3rd by Mr. Petero Qaloibau from Sisi Initiative, Equator Prize winner 2012.
The third day of the workshop, participants worked in regional groups to agree on possible content and additional donors that could be approached, timing and possible venues for the four regional training workshops, organized by the CBD to be held in 2016.