Governance and Rights

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Governance and Rights” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Governance is the means by which society defines goals and priorities and advances cooperation. It includes policies, laws, decrees, norms, instruments and institutions. Governance is not the...
Marseille, France – The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today...
The signing follows IUCN Council’s selection of France as the host country for the IUCN Congress, based on a rigorous evaluation process of France’s candidature.  A presentation of a new...
Two very large areas in Canada and Colombia are recommended for inscription on the World Heritage List by the International Union for Conservation of...
IUCN’s advice is part of a first set of reports released today by UNESCO for the World Heritage Committee, which will take decisions during its meeting from 24 June to 4 July in Bahrain. It includes...
At the tenth anniversary celebration of IKI, the initiative and IUCN reflected together on the progress made in deploying Nature-based Solutions to...
Since 2008, the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) has been at the forefront of financing...
IUCN Indigenous Peoples Member Organisation representative Yeshing Juliana Upún Yos delivered the following statement to the Seventeenth Session of...
Madam Chair, distinguished members of the UNPFII and distinguished participants. Allow me first, Madam Chair, to congratulate you on your appointment to chair the Permanent Forum at its seventeenth...
At the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress in 2016, its Members Assembly adopted a landmark decision...
Blog by Kaia Boe with input from IUCN IPO Members IUCN is a membership Union uniquely composed more than 1,300 government and civil society organisations. Every four years, the members take part in...
IUCN has been working for some time for the protection of sacred natural sites, through its Secretariat offices and its Specialist Group on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas (CSVPA),...
Review of social science in conservation, and at IUCN Think-piece (prepared by GESSP and Advisers) that lays out the initial problem, case for the social sciences, and exercise. Scoping paper (...
Indigenous and traditional peoples have often been unfairly affected by conservation policies and practices, which have failed to fully understand the rights and roles of indigenous peoples in the...
Rights-based Approaches to conservation (RBA) can be understood “as integrating rights norms, standards, and principles into policy, planning, implementation, and outcomes assessment to help ensure...
The Political Economy of Wildlife Crime: Social Network Analysis and other ToolsFellow: Kyle Clifton; Senior Advisor: Dr Archi Rastogi As most conservation challenges involve human dimensions, the...

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