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Localisation, Participation and Communication: an Introduction to Good PGIS Practice

(Available in French, English, Spanish and Portuguese) This 25-min educational video documentary introduces the practice of participatory spatial information management and communication (PGIS) in the development context. It has been designed to introduce development practitioners (technology intermediaries) to the practice of demand-driven PGIS. …  

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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Draft Guiding Principles for business & human rights posted for consultation

The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Business and Human Rights, Professor John Ruggie, posted the draft “Guiding Principles for the Implementation of the UN ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework” on his online consultation forum. …  

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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URUNDEI EXCHANGE: EL PODER DE COMPARTIR

URUNDEI EXCHANGE: EL PODER DE COMPARTIR Alonzo Zarzycki, Fundación Urundei  

29 Nov 2010 | News story
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Thematic Priority Area on the Green Economy | TEMTI

Alejandro Nadal ( IUCN CEESP TEMTI/El Colegio de Mexico ) | Alejandro Nadal, co-Chair of the Theme on the environment, macroeconomics, trade and investment (TEMTI) attended the workshop of the Green Economy Thematic Priority Area of IUCN, in Gland (August 18-19). The main message carried by TEMTI to this meeting was that macroeconomic policies cannot be ignored by IUCN or its commissions. …  

09 Sep 2010 | News story

 Trevor Sandwith, Director, IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme

New appointment to Global Protected Areas Programme

CEESP congratulates Trevor Sandwith on his appointment as IUCN’s new Head of the Global Protected Areas Programme. …  

09 Sep 2010 | News story

National Indigenous Land and Sea Management Conference in Australia, 2-5 November 2010

The Broken Hill Aboriginal community and the National Indigenous Land and Sea Management Conference Committee will host the National Indigenous Land and Sea Management Conference for 2010, Leading Sustainable Traditions, from 2 to 5 November 2010, in Broken Hill. This conference is held every two years and hosted by an Indigenous community. …  

07 Sep 2010 | Event

Nature™ Inc? Questioning the Market Panacea in Environmental Policy and Conservation (30 June - 2 July 2011)

This International Conference seeks to critically engage with the market panacea in environmental policy and conservation in the context of histories and recent developments in neoliberal capitalism. …  

07 Sep 2010 | Event

13th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of Commons

Hyderabad, India, 10 -14th January 2011 -  IASC is a professional organization dedicated to the study of the commons at the global level. By bringing researchers from different disciplines together with practitioners and policymakers, the association aims to improve general understanding of shared resources (commons) and provide sustainable solutions for related issues. …  

07 Sep 2010 | Event

IUCN World Conservation Congress

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world's largest and most important conservation event. Held every four years, the Congress aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development. …  

07 Sep 2010 | Event

Interactive Portal on Rights Based Approaches to Conservation

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) - with the support of the IUCN Senior Adviser for Social Policy, as well as individual members of the Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) and the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) - has launched an interactive, web-based “Rights-Based Approach to Conservation Portal” to promote and encourage rights-based approaches to conservation (RBAs to Conservation). …  

07 Sep 2010 | News story


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