CEESP Steering Committee

 

CEESP Steering Committee meeting January 2013 - San Francisco

CEESP Steering Committee meeting January 2013 - San Francisco

Photo: Aroha Mead

CEESP is lead by the Chair (Aroha Mead) and Deputy Chair (Richard Cellarius). The Secretariat is based in Suva, Fiji and the Executive Officer (Elizabeth Erasito) is the main point of contact for any enquiries about becoming a member of CEESP.

The Steering Committee of CEESP is appointed according to the IUCN Statutes and assists the Chair and Deputy Chair in guiding and coordinating the activities of the Commission.
 
Steering Committee members comprise the Chair, Deputy Chair, Financial Advisor, Theme Chairs, Regional Vice-Chairs and other Special Advisors and Experts approved by IUCN Council. They are supported by an Executive Officer. You can read a short bio about each individual below by clicking on their name.
 

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Steering Committee Members:

 

Aroha Te Pareake Mead

Aroha Te Pareake Mead (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Chair of CEESP

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Richard Cellarius

Richard Cellarius (USA)

Deputy Chair and Financial Officer

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Elizabeth Erasito, Executive Officer, CEESP

Elizabeth Erasito (Fiji)

Executive Officer

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Regional Vice-Chairs

 

Mersie Ejigu

Regional Vice Chair - East and Southern Africa

Mersie Ejigu (Ethiopia)

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Meher Marker Noshirwani

Regional Vice Chair - Asia

Pierina Benites Alfaro

Regional Vice Chair - South America

Mohammad Shahbaz, CEESP Regional VC West Asia

Regional Vice Chair - West Asia

Martha Chouchena-Rojas, CEESP Regional Vice-Chair, Europe

Regional Vice Chair - Europe

Martha Chouchena-Rojas (France and Colombia)

Faustina Rehuher Marugg - CEESP Regional VC Oceania

Regional Vice Chair - Oceania

Thematic Group Chairs

 

Elise Huffer

Culture and Conservation (TCC)

Elise Huffer (France and USA)

Co-Chair, Theme on Culture and Conservation (TCC)

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Adi Meretui Ratunabuabua

Adi Meretui Ratunabuabua (Fiji)

Co-Chair, Theme on Culture and Conservation (TCC)

Jennifer C. Mohamed-Katerere

Environment Conflict and Security (TECS)

Jennifer Mohamed-Katerere (South Africa and Zimbabwe)

Chair, Theme on Environment, Conflict and Security (TECS)

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Alejandro Nadal

Environment, Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment (TEMTI)

Alejandro Nadal (Mexico)

Chair, Theme on the Environment, Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment (TEMTI)

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Janis Alcorn

Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER)

Janis Bristol Alcorn (USA)

Chair, Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER)

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Kirsten Walker

Specialist Group on Indigenous Peoples, Customary & Environmental Laws and Human Rights (SPICEH)

Inter-Commission CEESP/WCEL

Kristen Walker Painemilla (USA)

Co-Chair, Specialist Group on Indigenous Peoples, Customary & Environmental Laws and Human Rights (SPICEH)

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Juanita Cabrera-Lopez (Guatemala) - Co-Chair, Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER)

Juanita Cabrera Lopez (Guatemala)

Co-Chair, Specialist Group on Indigenous Peoples, Customary & Environmental Laws and Human Rights (SPICEH)

Nigel Crawhall

Indigenous Peoples, Local Communities and Protected Areas

Nigel Crawhall (South Africa)

Co-Chair, Theme on Indigenous Peoples, Local Communities, Equity  and Protected Areas (TILCEPA)

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Trisha Kehaulani Watson, Co-Chair, TILCEPA

Trisha Kehaulani Watson (Hawai'i)

Co-Chair, TILCEPA

 

Prof. Amran Hamzah (Malaysia)

Co-Chair of TILCEPA

 

 

 

Diana Shand - CEESP TSEAPRISE Chair

Social and Environmental Accountability of the Private Sector (TSEAPRISE)

Diana Shand (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Chair, Theme on the Social and Environmental Accountability of the Private Sector (TSEAPRISE)

 

Masego Madzwamuse - CEESP TSL Co-Chair

Masego Madzwamuse (Botswana)

Co-Chair Theme on Sustainable Livelihoods (TSL)

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Iain Davidson-Hunt - CEESP TSL

Sustainable Livelihoods (TSL)

Iain Davidson-Hunt (Canada)

Co-Chair, Theme on Sustainable Livelihoods (TSL)

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Rosie Cooney

Sustainable Use and Livelihoods (SULi)

Inter-Commission CEESP/SSC Group

Rosie Cooney (Australia)

Chair, Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Group (SULi)

Special Advisors to CEESP Steering Committee

 

Catie Burlando

Youth Engagement and Intergenerational Partnership

Catie Burlando (Italy)

CEESP Youth Engagement and Intergenerational Partnership Advisor

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Steering Committee News

 

CEESP Executive - New Delhi, India 2011

CEESP Executive Committee Meeting, New Delhi India 2011

CEESP Executive Committee Meeting - 3-day meeting of the CEESP Executive Committee was held in New Delhi, India 9-11 November 2011. …  

07 Dec 2011 | Article
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CEESP Steering Committee Meeting, Whakatane NZ

The CEESP Steering Committee met in Whakatane, New Zealand 1-12 January 2011, immediately before the Sharing Power Conference. …  

02 May 2011 | News story
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CEESP Steering Committee News

The Executive Committee of CEESP met in Gland, 5 & 6 June 2010. The CEESP Steering Committee welcomed new member, Juanita Cabrera Lopez to TGER and farewelled two Co-Chairs from TILCEPA and TEMTI.
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07 Sep 2010 | IUCN statement
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