Building a future for all life on Earth requires incorporating human rights in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, writes Claudia Ituarte-Lima, Senior Researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. This article authored by Claudia Ituarte-Lima was originally published on October 22, 2020 on China Dialogue and Raoul Wallenberg Institute on Human… Read More »Why Rights and Biodiversity Are Interdependent
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
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.
Contributed by Gisela Alvarado and Vivienne Solis, CoopeSoliDar RL Costa Rica has been a country recognized worldwide for having a very rich marine biodiversity. At the same time, this Central American country also has a strong cultural identity near the sea, and a way of… Read More »Ghost woman: women who work in small-scale fisheries
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)
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.
Forest Landscape Restoration and Protection: A case of Paran Women Group, Narok County of Kenya Edna Kaptoyo/ Pastoral Communities Empowerment Programme (PACEP), Kenya Indigenous women are playing relevant role in forest landscape restoration that is also a water tower. They undertake this protection and restoration… Read More »World Environment Day 2020: Time for Nature, Time for Women
by Ana Di Pangracio, Deputy Director at FARN and CBD Women Caucus Advisor This statement was originally published in the environmental supplement of the Argentine newspaper Perfil on May 22, 2020, on the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity. The natural systems that… Read More »If there is a way out, taking care of Nature is the door
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
An anthropologist works with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Indonesia on local food systems and indigenous people. The article has appeared in thejakartapost.com April 22, 2020 – Earth Day 2020 On March 8, International Women”s Day, we wanted to celebrate women”s achievements and contributions… Read More »2020: Super year for women in biodiversity? By Cristina Eghenter