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Building resilient local economies through agro-biodiversity: Case from Malinau, North Kalimantan, Indonesia

Contributed by WWF Indonesia and FoMMA (Alliance of the People of the Kayan Mentarang National Park) and GOW (The united association of Women’s organizations) Equality in natural resource and landscape governance is fundamental and concerns: tenure rights, fair sharing of costs and benefits; procedural aspects… Read More »Building resilient local economies through agro-biodiversity: Case from Malinau, North Kalimantan, Indonesia

Voices #ForNature #ofWomen at Summit on Biodiversity, September 30, 2020

In the path to “build back better” we need to bend the curve of inequality and injustice and embed a human rights-based approach to a healthy environment. We must work together to ensure that the new era of biodiversity conservation can deliver for the right of nature, for the rights of women and for the whole of society.

Women Deliver at CBD Special Virtual Sessions in Preparation for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3 (September 15-18, 2020)

(September 15 – 18, 2020) https://www.cbd.int/conferences/sbstta24-sbi3-prep Due to the pandemic, the CBD meetings have been delayed for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3 . To accommodate discussions a week of virtual sessions was being organized to facilitate preparations for the meetings of the subsidiary bodies to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).… Read More »Women Deliver at CBD Special Virtual Sessions in Preparation for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3 (September 15-18, 2020)

Biodiversity Negotiations Should Account for COVID-19 and Ensure Equity

CBD COP 15 is set to adopt the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, has been rescheduled for early 2021.

In the meantime, virtual discussions, consultations and to some extent negotiations are ongoing; the particular ways that these dialogues continue are incredibly important.

This article highlights three concerns regarding procedural and substantive developments within the CBD process.

Framing biodiversity policy for post-2020: W4B reflections on Nature-based solutions

By Mika Schroder atm. PhD student at the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance As participants of the second meeting of the CBD Open-ended Working Group on the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (OEWG-2020) met in Rome in early February 2020, discussions were buzzing with… Read More »Framing biodiversity policy for post-2020: W4B reflections on Nature-based solutions