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Side Event
#2875
COP 11
2012-10-19

Community-Based Natural Resources Management in Namibia and the role and potential of equitable access and benefit sharing

The side event will give an overview of Namibia's Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) Programme and how the devolution of legal rights over elements of biodiversity and the provision of technical support has empowered communities to conserve and sustainably utilize their natural ...

Side Event
#2791
COP 11
2012-10-18

Different indigenous and new approaches in Natural Resource Management in the bio-culturally diverse state of Arunachal Pradesh

The State of Arunachal Pradesh belongs to North Eastern part of India and the Himalayan region. Its biodiversity of plants and animals is acknowledged for its great richness, Arunachal Pradesh being one of the world's 35 biodiversity hotspots. The State particular interest also lies in its popul ...

Side Event
#2603
COP 11
2012-10-17

Implications of biopiracy for conservation of biodiversity and protection of local community rights: past, present and future

A panel discussion to address the legal, political, cultural, economic, historical and ecological implications of biopiracy for conservation and wise use of biodiversity, and protection of local community rights. The panel will also present case studies on key efforts to tackle biopiracy in In ...

Side Event
#2645
COP 11
2012-10-16

Protecting the Sacred and the Spiritual

The expert panel will consider current standards relevant to protecting the spiritual and cultural values of biodiversity and whether further standards are needed; The role of Faith–based Institutions in achieving the Aichi Targets and possible new efforts needed to promote environmentally frien ...

Side Event
#2738
COP 11
2012-10-16

New Models for Engaging Local Communities in the Stewardship of Protected Areas: Lessons from World Heritage

High profile protected areas, World Heritage sites and Biosphere Reserves may serve as “learning laboratories for sustainable development” and demonstration sites for new ways to sustain ecosystems, species and genetic diversity. This workshop will feature models that make a practical local-to-g ...

Side Event
#2586
COP 11
2012-10-15

TEEB approach, to overcome difficulties for sustainable communities and mainstreaming

1. Case studies Browse one of the most difficult cases for sustainable communities and mainstreaming of biodiversity. - Mr. Gam Shinrei  ABS and traditinal knowledge in India - Mr. Senaga  Case study of Okinawa Japan - Ms. Masako Sakata  Case study of Fukushima's Nucrea accide ...

Side Event
#2736
COP 11
2012-10-15

UNDP support to achieve the Aichi 2020 target 11 through recognition and protection of indigenous peoples’ and community conserved areas and territories (ICCAs)

This side event will profile support provided by UNDP to achieve the Aichi 2020 Target 11 through recognition and protection of indigenous peoples’ and community conserved areas and territories (ICCAs) as "effective area-based forms of conservation". The event will showcase various toolkits, app ...

Side Event
#2942
COP 11
2012-10-15

Lagoons, Lives & Livelihoods

The prime focus of this side event is on the significant interrelationships between lagoon ecosystem biodiversity and the socio-economic development of the local communities. The intrinsic management issues existing between a network of communities surrounding a lagoon system and their ecosystem ...

Side Event
#2810
COP 11
2012-10-15

Prospects and challenges of forest based livelihoods for tribal and local communities in India

For centuries forests and livelihoods of tribal and local communities in the Indian sub-continent have been deeply intertwined. Sustainable exploitation of forests have been the hallmark of past generation of these communities leading to conservation of rich biodiversity in these regions. Howeve ...

Side Event
#2815
COP 11
2012-10-15

Role, Rights & Responsibilities of Local communities on their biodiversity conservation, promotion, sustainable utilization

We, Society for Management of Biodiversity (SYMBIO) promotes the Objectives of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), with an aim of “Sustaining life on earth” by integrating Biodiversity into Community activities, Government policies and Business strategies. SYMBIO works f ...

Side Event
#2933
COP 11
2012-10-15

TRADITIONAL MEDICINE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS

The event will highlight need for promotion of traditional medicine and strategy for management of medicinal plants sector.

Side Event
#2869
COP 11
2012-10-12

Indigenous Women- Stewards of Traditional Knowledge

The Indigenous Women's Biodiversity Network (IWBN) will share their experiences and lessons learned as stewards of traditional knowledge.

Side Event
#2517
COP 11
2012-10-12

Caravans of biodiversity: India's pastoralists, their breeds and products

The pastoralists of India and elsewhere convert biodiversity into a wide range of valuable products. In this side-event India's Pastoralist Alliance will present, debate and discuss the plants, people, products and of course the animals that compose these amazing ecological production systems. ...

Side Event
#2824
COP 11
2012-10-12

Local communities’ role in the CBD: Present and Future

In Article 8(j), the CBD mandates parties to respect, preserve and protect the traditional knowledge, practices and innovations of Indigenous and Local Communities (ILCs). Local Communities have always been key actors in the CBD. Throughout the years, the CBD has adopted mechanisms for enhancin ...

Side Event
#2878
COP 11
2012-10-12

Recognizing and Supporting Territories and Areas conserved by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities - Global Overview & National Case Studies

Territories and areas that have been governed and managed by indigenous peoples and local communities are increasingly gaining recognition as being crucial for both the survival and wellbeing of such peoples, as for the biological diversity they contain and the ecological functions they provide. ...

Side Event
#2675
COP 11
2012-10-11

Community protocols and FPIC: Lessons from practice and challenges ahead

The Nagoya Protocol requires countries to support the development of community protocols for ABS by indigenous and local communities. This event will launch a new IIED publication: Biodiversity and culture: Exploring community protocols, rights and consent, published in association with Natural ...

Side Event
#2782
COP 11
2012-10-11

Sharing Traditional Knowledge of Social Minorities on Biodiversity and Ecological Sustainability: In Search of an equity-based eco-development

Presentation of past and present practices of indigenous and Local (Dalit/Buraku) Communities in India and Japan about their contribution to biodiversity conservation and recycling economy stressing the importance of improving these practices by making them more equitable in terms of gender and ...

Side Event
#2816
COP 11
2012-10-11

Conserving Dryland Biodiversity: supporting the environmental services of mobile pastoralists and other indigenous peoples

Discussion of the recommendations from the recent IUCN-UNCCD-UNEP/WCMC publication "Conserving Dryland Biodiversity". Dryland Biodiversity is globally and locally valued, but some dryland subtypes are poorly represented in terms of protected area coverage. However, indigenous and local communiti ...

Side Event
#2819
COP 11
2012-10-10

Biodiversity, Poverty and Development: A Scenario of Indigenous Peoples in India

The event will feature Indigenous leaders from India and other experts as panelists to present the issues and challenges being posed to indigenous peoples by mining, mega-dams, privatization of water and rapid loss of biodiversity in indigenous territories. The event will also highlight issues o ...

Side Event
#2894
COP 11
2012-10-10

Indigenous and Local Knowledge in Global Environmental Assessments

Global environemental assessments, whether for biodiversity or climate change, should be based on the best avaialble knowledge. Today there is broad recognition that indegenous and local knowledge must be part of that core data set. We provide an update on recent efforts to bring indigenous an ...

Side Event
#2891
COP 11
2012-10-09

Capacity Building Initiatives for Indigenous and Local Communities on Traditional Knowledge and the Nagoya Protocol

During this side-event, indigenous and local community organizations from IWBN-LAC and IUCN will discuss their initiatives on capacity building for indigenous in the LAC region. They will share information on capacity building on ABS focusing on traditional knowledge and associated genetic resources

Side Event
#2583
COP 11
2012-10-09

Indigenous Economies, Biodiversity, and Food Sovereignty

This workshop will discuss the interaction between agrobiobiodiversity, food sovereignty and Indigenous economies in the context of cross-sectoral topics related to seed management, food security and sustainable agriculture. Special attention will be given to biocultural approaches to the conser ...

Side Event
#2588
COP 11
2012-10-09

Space to Place New Steps of Change: An Analysis of International, Regional, and National Laws Essential to Securing Indigenous Peoples' and Local Communities' Territories and Areas

On behalf of the ICCA Consortium, Natural Justice and Kalpavriksh are undertaking an international legal analysis and a range of national legal reviews of laws that support or hinder conservation efforts by Indigenous peoples and local communities in their territories and areas. The national rev ...

Side Event
#2867
COP 11
2012-10-08

Indigenous Peoples and the Convention on Biological Diversity

The International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) will share perspectives from each of the regions specifically regarding traditional knowledge and the sustainable use of biodiversity.

Side Event
#2897
COP 11
2012-10-08

"Biodiversity, development and culture": critical reflections on the Brazilian contemporary experiences.

Brazil has one of the highest rates of biodiversity and is considered one of the mega-diverse countries. Currently, the country is experiencing a time of economic stability and growth, where development policies are a priority of the current government. Discussions on the new Forest Code, the li ...

Side Event
#2476
SBSTTA 16
2012-05-03

Climate change and the do's and don'ts of supporting Indigenous and community initiatives to conserve and restore forests

The event will feature the presentation of a new report on the do's and don'ts of supporting Indigenous and community initiatives to conserve and restore forests. It will discuss how appropriate support to Indigenous territories and community conserved areas (ICCAs) can contribute to sustainable ...

Side Event
#2478
SBSTTA 16
2012-05-03

Bioeconomy versus Biodiversity

The event will explain the risks and negative impacts of the expansion of markets in biomass-based products and services. This expansion is currently being promoted as a part of the Rio+20 "green economy" agenda. The event will specifically address potential negative impacts on biological and cu ...

Side Event
#1775
COP 10
2010-10-28

Arctic Biodiversity: status and trends

A review of the current status and trends in Arctic Biodiversity. And an overview of ongoing work by the Conservation of Arctic Flora & Fauna working group (CAFF) of the Arctic Council e.g. The Arctic Biodiversity Assessment and the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme etc. CAFFs misi ...

Side Event
#2073
COP 10
2010-10-27

Regional Action Plan for Amazon Biodiversity

The Regional Action Plan for Amazon Biodiversity is presented as a result of a joint effort between the eight Member Countries of ACTO to strengthen measures of cooperation, communication and coordination thus contributing to improving the livelihoods of their people and generating conditions fo ...

Side Event
#2179
COP 10
2010-10-27

'Protecting traditional knowledge and bio-cultural heritage

The event will present the overall findings of a global research project on "Protecting Community Rights over Traditional Knowledge: Implications of customary laws and practices". Case studies from Peru, China, India & Kenya will be presented in more detail, including work on community biocultur ...

Side Event
#2321
COP 10
2010-10-27

Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL)

India has setup Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) as a tool to prevent mis-appropriation/bio-piracy of its Traditional Knowledge at International Patent Offices. TKDL contains information in 34 million pages in a patent application format in five International languages i.e. English, ...

Side Event
#2033
COP 10
2010-10-26

Indigenous Peoples and Protected Territories in Russia

Presentations from various regions of Russia made by indigenous representatives concerning the work in the field of protected areas, positive and negative outcomes of the process.

Side Event
#2204
COP 10
2010-10-26

The International Youth Forum Go4BioDiv : Giving voice to indigenous values and knowledge for the benefit of nature conservation

The International Youth Forum Go4BioDiv, held in parallel to COP10, brings together young people from the most precious natural sites our planet has to offer. The participants come from more than twenty natural World Heritage sites in i.e. Mexico, Peru, Congo, Cameroon, Mauritania, Vietnam, Chin ...

Side Event
#2188
COP 10
2010-10-26

Integrating Religious Values and Greater Stakeholder Participation into Environmental Governance

Organised by VIVAT International, an international Catholic NGO, and the Institute for Social Ethics of VIVAT's affiliate, Nanzan University, a Catholic university in Nagoya. The panel of two Catholic religious and a lay member of an Anglican order will open the discussion on the need for a m ...

Side Event
#2225
COP 10
2010-10-26

Sacred Natural Sites; Conserving Biological and Cultural Diversity

Sacred Natural Sites are considered nodes of biological and cultural diversity that form a global, physical as well as a social conservation network which is currently unrecognized, underfunded and under threat. While launching the book “Sacred Natural Sites; Conserving Nature and Culture” this ...

Side Event
#2000
COP 10
2010-10-25

The Rights on Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas: identifying criteria for the Work Program on Protected Areas

Protected areas will fail in their delivery if the interests of local communities are ignored. Too often are the rights of indigenous peoples to their land ignored when protected areas are being identified and proposed. ‘Consent’ and ‘control’ are benchmarks against which the establishment and ...

Side Event
#1878
COP 10
2010-10-25

FPIC: Experiences of Indigenous Peoples

The SEARCO and IPF, with support from Misereor conducted a two year project on FPIC aimed at learning from direct experiences of indigenous communities. The project looked at how FPIC was used by indigenous communities in securing their rights to lands and resources, including biological resour ...

Side Event
#2223
COP 10
2010-10-25

Health, Biodiversity and Traditional knowledge: Strengthening linkages

The side event will focus on mechanisms to advance self reliance in health and nutritional security at a local community level. Case studies will be used to demonstrate how available biological resources and specific knowledge within communities can be utilized for this purpose, through a proce ...

Side Event
#2330
COP 10
2010-10-25

A Joint Programme of Work on biological and Cultural Diversity

The International Conference on Biological and Cultural Diversity – for development, held in Montreal 8-10 June 2010, with over 230 participants from Parties, International organizations, IPOs, NGOs and civil society, has recommended a joint programme of work lead by UNESCO and the SCBD to explo ...

Side Event
#2323
COP 10
2010-10-22

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND BIODIVERSITY IN THE WIPO IGC: IDENTIFYING LINKS BETWEEN THE CBD AND WIPO

The Secretariat of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will update the participants on the text-based negotiations underway in the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) process (namely the renewed mand ...

Side Event
#2052
COP 10
2010-10-22

Transboundary Cooperation for Biodiversity Conservation: A Strategy towards ‘Ecosystem Approach’ of Convention of Biological Diversity and Adaptation to Climate Change

During the side event, ICIMOD in collaboration with UNEP and IUCN-WCPA aims to invite global organizations and experts working on transboundary landscapes and connectivity conservation from across the globe. Invited presentations from global and regional experts, and a panel of political delegat ...

Side Event
#2076
COP 10
2010-10-22

Governance and rights: What works? Towards effective and equitable conservation for biodiversity and livelihoods

Governance and rights security have significant implications for biodiversity conservation effectiveness and for the livelihoods of people relying on resources within and outside of protected areas. These linkages are recognized in numerous Articles, Programmes of Work, and Guidelines of the CBD ...

Side Event
#1761
COP 10
2010-10-22

Sustainable use of Wild Plants

More than 50,000 medicinal and aromatic plants(MAP) species are used globally, especially for those in developing countries both in terms of their of their own health purpose and their income resource. However, at the same time, 20% of MAP species are endangered due to over-harvesting and land c ...

Side Event
#2202
COP 10
2010-10-22

Indigneous and local communities, their traditional Knowledge and responses to Climate change

Global climate change is expected to transform the world’s biodiversity, with major impacts on livelihoods of indigenous and local communities. While scientists struggle to predict climate change outcomes at global and regional scales, indigenous communities grapple with assessing impacts on the ...

Side Event
#2098
COP 10
2010-10-21

Indigenous Wisdom for Agrobiodiversity and Food Security

Timeless and resilient practices and new initiatives presented by indigenous communities and their partners to achieve agrobiodiversity and food security

Side Event
#2149
COP 10
2010-10-21

Strengthening What Works— Recognising and supporting the conservation achievements of indigenous peoples and local communities

Territories and sites conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs) are a phenomenon of global significance for the earth's biodiversity, livelihood security, cultural diversity, and meeting a host of other human development objectives. Properly accounted for, recognized and supp ...

Side Event
#2200
COP 10
2010-10-21

ILCs Capacity Building Initiatives with a focus on LAC ILC 3 years capacity building strategy with the SCBD and the IWBN LAC region and the indigneous leadership programme of Conservation international.

Efforts to build capapcity of ILCs to effectively participate in international processes will be presented by IWBN (LAC region), SCBD and Conservation International (CI) and others.

Side Event
#2083
COP 10
2010-10-20

Indicators Relevant for Indigenous Peoples

IIFB Working Group on Indicators work, updates since COP9

Side Event
#2295
COP 10
2010-10-20

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AS A DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

Indigenous Peoples and their territories are endowed with a wealth of natural and cultural resources. The unique environment, the diversified local culture and the traditional lifestyles represent opportunities and challenges for the sustainable economic activities in those regions. Indigenous a ...

Side Event
#1894
COP 10
2010-10-20

The GEF and Indigenous Peoples

The GEF has been working with the local and indigenous communities on many of its projects and programs. The side event will be a forum to have an interactive dialogue with the indigenous peoples on biodiversity issues, including introduction of the GEF’s experience on projects and approaches r ...

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