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The Nagoya protocol ensures fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources

Seychelles signs Nagoya Protocol – a first for the IUCN ESARO region

 On the 21st April Seychelles became the first country in the Eastern and Southern African Region of IUCN to sign the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization. …  

05 May 2011 | News story
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Business Partnerships Key for Biodiversity

The EU Business @ Biodiversity Platform has been recognised in the recently adopted EU Biodiversity Strategy as a key partnership which will support its implementation: “The Commission will further develop the Platform and encourage greater cooperation between businesses in Europe, including SMEs, and links to national and global initiatives”.  The Platform is led by IUCN Europe. …  

05 May 2011 | News story

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EU adopts new strategy to halt biodiversity loss

The European Commission has adopted an ambitious new strategy to halt the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the EU by 2020. There are six main targets, and 20 actions to help Europe reach its goal. …  

04 May 2011 | News story

Theme on Environment, Conflict and Security

TECS Consultations | The Theme on Environment, Conflict and Security focuses on the intersection between environmental governance, environmental change and conflict and how this impacts on multiple dimensions of security. …  

04 May 2011 | News story
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Fehmida explains turtle conservation to local people

The Turtle Lady

Dr Fehmida Firdous – Pakistan

The efforts of Dr Fehmida Firdous, known as the ‘Turtle Lady of Pakistan’ to save marine turtles has earned accolade from the country’s President and international media attention. …  

03 May 2011 | News story

REDD and Communities Task Force plans for 2011

The CEESP REDD and Communities Task Force has launched its plans for 2011 this month. The task force, which is formally incorporated under TGER, will continue to disseminate regular information on the development of national and international policies to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhance carbon stocks (REDD+). …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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CEESP announces new SC members

We are pleased to introduce to you and welcome two new members of the CEESP Steering Committee. …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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Update of OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises should incorporate commitment to indigenous rights

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises should advance compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Special Rapportuer stressed at a meeting with a working group of state delegates to the Organziation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris on 25 January, 2011. …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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Final report from ICCA workshop in Shirakawa

In conjunction with the CBD COP-10, a multi-lingual three day workshop on ICCAs was held at the Shirakawa-Go Eco Institute (Japan) from 28-30 October 2010. The workshop consisted of fifty-five participants, who ranged from: indigenous peoples and local communities, to NGOs and agencies working with them; members or affiliates of the ICCA Consortium; governments; cooperation agencies and international organisations. …  

03 May 2011 | News story
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El Comité de Organización del Congreso se reúne en Jeju

Los miembros del Comité de Organización del Congreso se reunieron en el Centro Internacional de Convenciones (ICC) en Jeju, República de Corea, los días 11 y 12 de abril. …   | English | French

02 May 2011 | News story