This side event for the UN Permanent Forum on indigenous issues will explore various approaches currently used to document and share traditional knowledge.
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: 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.
On the 24th of April, this side event for the UN Permanent Forum on indigenous issues will explore various approaches currently used to document and share traditional knowledge. Correlation between traditional knowledge and sustainability and the interface between modern and natural science will be analyzed.
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.