Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Major Report on Legal Recognition of ICCAs

The ICCA Consortium, Kalpavriksh and Natural Justice launched a report entitled: Legal and Institutional Aspects of Recognising and Supporting Conservation by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities at a side event at the 11th Conference of Parties (COP-11) of the CBD on 9 October, 2012 in Hyderabad, India. The publication synthesises the outputs of a report on international law and jurisprudence and 15 country-level reports. The speakers were all part of the research team, including: Souleye Ndiaye (Director of Protected Areas, Senegal), Samson Pedragosa (PAFID, the Philippines), Dau-Jye Lu (Tao Foundation, Taiwan), Neema Pathak Broome (Kalpavriksh, India), and Simone Lovera (Global Forest Coalition, Paraguay). Harry Jonas from Natural Justice introduced the report and moderated the session which was covered by Earth Negotiations Bulletin and is available here.

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