Representatives from Equator Prize winning communities who participated in the Community-to-Community Exchange and Capacity Development Workshop for Traditional Knowledge Holders held in Bangalore, India in September /October 2015 share their thoughts on their work, access and benefit sharing (ABS), and the value of knowledge exchanges. The speakers in order of appearance are:
- Mr. Anoop P.K. Kerala Kani Community Welfare Trust , India, Equator Prize 2002 winner
- Mr. Koku Paul Koto from Village Development Committee of Ando Kpomey, Togo, Equator Prize 2012 winner
- Ms. Nomsa Mabila, Shewula Trust, Swaziland, Equator Prize 2014 for Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa
The Natural Justice Program in Kenya is seeking applicants for its Community Environmental Legal Officer positions. Successful candidates will work closely with communities affected by environmental issues and help them find remedies through the government administrative and regulatory institutions. The deadline to apply is 13 July 2016, 17:00 East Africa … Continue reading
The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) is launching the Indigenous Peoples’ Fellowship Initiative with a global component. The deadline for applications is 31 July 2016.
Continuing the momentum of COP 21, “100 projects for climate” aims to speed up the emergence of citizen-led initiatives to combat global warming. This new participative step, building on the valuable discussions of the Paris Climate Conference, will enable the 100 most innovative solutions from around the world to become … Continue reading
The Nature Conservancy has announced a job posting for Caribbean Marine Biodiversity Program Director (“Chief of Party”). All resumes and cover letters must be submitted through The Nature Conservancy’s online application system via www.nature.org for job ID #44314. The deadline for applications is … Continue reading
Registration for the E Alu Pū Global Gathering has been extended thru 29 July 2016. This event will take place before the opening of the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) Forum and the Pacific Summit.
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New York, 16 May, 2016- The UNDP Equator Initiative hosted a side event titled, Community responses to climate-driven migration at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues’ 15th Session. Panelists included Owen Shumba from the UNDP Livelihoods and Economic Recovery Team; Terence Hay-Edie of the GEF Small Grants Programme; Donna … Continue reading
New York, 13 May, 2016 — The UNDP Equator Initiative in collaboration with partners Indigital Australia and Tribal Link Foundation USA, hosted a side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 15th Session on the topic, “Ethical Digitization of Indigenous Resources,” a third in a series of … Continue reading
LAST MONTH to apply for ECOSOC consultative status in order to be considered by the 2017 NGO Committee (Deadline: 1 June 2016 – Late submissions will not be accepted)
1 June 2016 is the last day for Non-Governmental Organizations to apply … Continue reading
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will take place 9-20 May, 2016 at UN Headquarters in NYC.
The second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) will take place at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, under the overarching theme of … Continue reading