Social Policy

This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Social Policy.

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CEESP News - by Bala Ibrahim Girku (1), Abdullahi Hassan (2), Golo Mustapha Yakubu (3), and Kaltho Kharbal James (4) This article assesses...
Erosion Trend Assessment Riverbank failure has been a major problem in Saye watershed for the past 8years. The slope instability problem started since 2008 and had been gaining ground and...
CEESP NEWS - By Seline Meijer The new IUCN 2017-2020 Programme strengthens its commitment to social justice, equity, transparency and inclusion by...
    At the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress, IUCN Members adopted a decision to establish a new membership category for Indigenous Peoples Organisations (IPOs). This landmark...
Cooperative governance of the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna Basins (GBM) region was strengthened through the recent launch of a Civil Society...
The development of the CSO vision represents a milestone for transboundary water governance in the region as it was the first time that CSOs joined forces and took the lead in developing a common...
Every day in the early hours of 2 AM, Srean Chheurn carries his nets, traps and poles to the nearby Sre Pok river to fish. Later in the day, he goes...
Mr Chheurn is one of many Punong indigenous people living in Kbal Romeas village, north-eastern Cambodia, who rely on the Sre Pok river and forest for their daily needs such as bathing, washing...
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...
The Political Economy of Wildlife Crime: Social Network Analysis and other Tools Fellow: Kyle Clifton; Senior Advisor: Dr Archi Rastogi As most conservation challenges involve human dimensions,...
Since conservation most often involves negotiation of power, governance, roles, and responsibilities, perspectives, methodologies and approaches from...
In 2015, IUCN’s Global Economics and Social Science Programme established an interdisciplinary cadre of scholars, the Social Science for Conservation Programme, to investigate why, where, and how...
Our work on social policy issues aims to: Improve the understanding of the linkages between biodiversity, ecosystem goods and services, human wellbeing, livelihoods and other socio-...
The Chairs of CEESP seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of Regional Vice Chair in Meso and South America. Candidates for the...
  Regional Vice Chair(s) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEESP’s work within their region.  They also promote the establishment of regionally based...
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...
Members of Indigenous communities living in or close to African World Heritage sites have highlighted how site conservation can be more effective...
Anita Lekgowa is a Bugakhwe San woman from the village of Khwai on the eastern end of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Inscribed in 2013, Okavango is a magnificent inland water way and home to some of...

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