Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy

CEESP generates and disseminates knowledge, mobilizes influence, and promotes actions to harmonize the  conservation of nature with the critical social, cultural, environmental, and economic justice concerns of human societies

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The Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) contributes to the IUCN's Mission by generating and disseminating knowledge, mobilising influence, and promoting actions to harmonise the conservation of nature with the critical social, cultural, environmental, and economic justice concerns of human societies.

 

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  • CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CHAIR OF SULI (starting Jan 2019) Nominations due 8 September

    09.08.2018

    CEESP NEWS - The current Chair of the IUCN CEESP/SSC Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi), Rosie Cooney, will be stepping down at the end of 2018. CEESP and SSC are calling for nominations for her replacement. If you think you may be...

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    Honoring the memory of Dr. Mohammad Taghi Farvar

    25.07.2018

    CEESP News - Emma Courtine, Programme and Communication Officer, ICCA Consortium M. Taghi Farvar, a larger-than-life man, son of Shahsevan indigenous nomadic tribe pastoralists in Iranian Azerbaijan, twice chair of the IUCN CEESP (from 2000-2008), passed...

  • Palm Oil Plantation in India Photo: Purabi Bose

    Indigenous voices amplified in 'Landing Together' film series

    23.07.2018

    CEESP News -- Dr. Purabi Bose, Filmmaker, Deputy Chair of CEESP Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights It is rare that the voices of the voiceless get any recognition. Landing Together's new four short indie documentary films capture the...

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Governance, Equity and Rights

The CEESP Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER) works to advance approaches to the conservation of nature that are grounded in and promote good governance, social equity and human rights. TGER engages its diverse membership to learn from and share field-based experience, build...
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Knowledge Baskets

Learn more about IUCN’s first two social science flagship knowledge products: the 'Natural Resource Governance Framework' (NRGF) and 'People in Nature' (PiN).

 

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Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice

This Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice (RESPECC) Specialist Group focuses on outreach to faith-based institutions, movements and networks, as well as spiritual communities engaged in environmental conservation and climate change....
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Sustainable Use and Livelihoods

The Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULI) is a global expert network formed by IUCN as a joint initiative of the SSC and CEESP. It is uniquely placed to provide credible, sound technical advice on sustainable use and livelihoods. The

 

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