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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

New Developments on revenue transparency in extractive industry financial reporting

By Michelle de Cordova - The global Publish What You Pay (PWYP) campaign focuses on disclosure of company payments and government revenues from extractive industry. It aims to support citizens of resource-rich developing countries in holding their governments accountable for management of revenues from oil, gas and mining – with the objective of breaking the “resource curse”, so that extractive industry contributes to social development, rather than being a source of corruption and conflict. …  

07 Sep 2010 | News story

News from The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study

By Joshua Bishop - Public comment on the TEEB for Business Report, coordinated by IUCN Chief Economist Joshua Bishop, was launched at the 1st Global Business of Biodiversity Symposium, held in London on 13 July 2010. …  

07 Sep 2010 | News story

Indigenas Chiquitanos de Santa Cruz

LAS PERSPECTIVAS DE LAS AREAS DE CONSERVACIÓN

INDIGENAS Y COMUNITARIAS (ACICs) EN LA NUEVA CONSTITUCION POLITICA DEL ESTADO EN BOLIVIA | Gonzalo Zambrana Ávila En Bolivia, la nueva Constitución Política del Estado (nCPE), reconoce explícitamente los derechos de las comunidades indígena originaria campesina, a la libre autodeterminación, en sus territorios ancestrales y en base a sus usos y costumbres. …  

07 Sep 2010 | News story

HO‘OKU‘IKAHI Ceremonies

August 2010, Pu‘u Koholā Heiau, Island of Hawai‘i,by Sam Ohu Gon III - In 1791, the Hawaiian chief Kamehameha completed the building of a massive heiau (temple) dedicated to Kūkā‘ilimoku, the god of governance and warfare, on Pu‘u Koholā, a hill overlooking the sea at Kawaihae on the Island of Hawai‘i. There he consolidated his mana (spiritual power) and began a campaign to unify the archipelago under his rule. He succeeded after years of battles and diplomacy and established the unified Hawaiian kingdom in 1810. …  

07 Sep 2010 | News story
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International Year of Youth, 12 August 2010 - 11 August 2011

The International Year of Youth was launched 12 August 2010 at the UN General Assembly Hall with an eclectic event of speeches, musical performances, videos and poetry. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be on hand with welcoming words to kick off the Year, which runs from 12 August 2010 to 11 August 2011 under the theme “dialogue and mutual understanding”. …  

07 Sep 2010 | News story
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Picture of a recent meeting of ICCA Consortium members and partners at CBD SBSTTA 14 (Nairobi), in May 2010

General Assembly of the ICCA Consortium

24 October 2010, Nagoya (Japan) – in conjunction with CBD COP 10 The “ICCA Consortium” is an association of organizations with experience and commitment in supporting indigenous peoples' conserved territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs) at local, national and/or international levels. …  

07 Sep 2010 | News story


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