2013

CEESP Member Dr. Teki Surayya attends International Congress on “Planted Forests"

CEESP member, Dr. Teki Surayya presented a paper on “Role of Afforestation on Dry and Degraded Lands & Developmental Finance in Generating Sustainable Livelihood and Strategies to Arrest Desertification: case studies-India”, during the 2013 International Congress on “Planted Forests.  …  

02 Jul 2013 | Article
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Be one of the first to list your area on the GDI Registry!

The Green Development Initiative (GDI) is establishing an online GDI Registry of areas which are managed in a biodiversity responsible way. These areas could be community-based, public or private.  …  

02 Jul 2013 | Article
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TILCEPA's Mountain Connectivity and Social Policy Specialist Group organize panel on Mountain Trails

As part of an initiative to develop a Walking & Working Mountain Trails Network, CEESP Youth advisor, Catie Burlando and TILCEPA Mountains Co-Vice Chair, Elaine Hsiao, will be presenting on European Mountain Trails and Mountain Trails as Biocultural Corridors for Peace.  …  

02 Jul 2013 | Article
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UN Expert Panel on Intergenerational Solidarity

A UN meeting was held in New York on May 9th 2013 on Intergenerational Solidarity. Intergenerational solidarity and justice is deeply embedded in the concept of sustainable development. …  

02 Jul 2013 | Article
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Summary of the youth discussions as follow up on the participation of youth fisherfolks in Jeju

During the “Jornada de Aprendizaje” in Honduras supported by ICSF, CONFEPESCA, and CoopeSoliDar R.L with the support of the organizations RECOTURH and APROCUS, a session on youth was held in order to open up a space to talk about the importance of youth in small-scale fisheries, where the young representatives attending this workshop participated facilitating discussions. …  

02 Jul 2013 | Article
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EU ACP Cultures projects, 'Music Bridges': a cross-cultural music camp in Santo, Vanuatu

When music bridges not just people, but in a continental kind of way Singaot (for the) Miusik Kamp! This overview details a current EU ACP Cultures project, 'Music Bridges', which is currently in preparation stage for a cross-cultural music camp in Santo, Vanuatu for September/October. …  

02 Jul 2013 | Article
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Report on the ‘Conservation and Land Grabbing’ Symposium

In recent years, the pace of global land acquisition has dramatically increased due to changes in commodity markets, agricultural investment strategies, land prices, and a range of other policy and market forces. This surge in land acquisition is widespread, but particularly pronounced in a) countries with relatively weak governance and protection of customary land rights; b) in the global ‘commons’ i.e. lands which are customarily used collectively at the local scale, including forests, rangelands, and wetlands.  …  

02 Jul 2013 | Article
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Background documents produced prior to the KBA criteria and delineation workshop

Key biodiversity areas are places of international importance for the conservation of biodiversity through protected areas and other governance mechanisms.  …  

02 Jul 2013 | Article
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Report from the March IUCN workshop on criteria for delineating key biodiversity areas

The joint task force of the World Commission of protected Areas (WCPA) and the Species Survival Commission initiated the process of defining of Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) that contribute significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity. The initiative is not meant to duplicate but build upon some of the existing delineations like important plant, fungal and bird areas.  …  

02 Jul 2013 | Article
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World’s oldest and largest species in decline – IUCN Red List

The latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ shows worrying declines for conifers – the world’s oldest and largest organisms – freshwater shrimps, cone snails and the Yangtze Finless Porpoise. The Santa Cruz Pupfish, a lizard known as the Cape Verde Giant Skink and a species of freshwater shrimp have been declared Extinct.   …   | French | Spanish | Dutch

02 Jul 2013 | International news release