Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy

CEESP generates and disseminates knowledge, mobilizes influence, and promotes actions to harmonize the  conservation of nature with the critical social, cultural, environmental, and economic justice concerns of human societies

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The Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) contributes to the IUCN's Mission by generating and disseminating knowledge, mobilising influence, and promoting actions to harmonise the conservation of nature with the critical social, cultural, environmental, and economic justice concerns of human societies.

 

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  • CCL Conference 2018 Photo: CCRN

    Follow us at the Communities, Conservation & Livelihoods Conference 2018

    23.05.2018

    CEESP News -- Communities Conservation Research Network (CCRN) From every part of the world (except Antarctica), over 400 people will converge on Saint Mary’s University, in Halifax, Canada, in late May. They are focused on one thing – the power...

  • IUCN expresses shock at shooting of 11 environmental protesters in south India Photo: IUCN

    IUCN expresses shock at shooting of 11 environmental protesters in south India

    23.05.2018

    IUCN expresses its shock at the police shooting of 11 people during mass protests over a copper plant in south India, which residents say is causing pollution in the area.

  • Group picture of the Resolution 80 meeting Photo: Kristen Walker-Painemilla

    Note from the CEESP Chair

    22.05.2018

    CEESP Note from the Chair -- Kristen Walker-Painemilla It has been a fruitful 2018 for CEESP so far. The last half of 2017 and first quarter of 2018 has focused on our partnership with the Community Conservation Research Network (CCRN) and planning for the...

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Participatory research and development involving the community and building on local knowledge, Diourbel region, Senegal Photo: Michael Mortimore

Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER)

Approaches to conservation of nature that are grounded in and promote good governance, social equity and human rights.

 

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Knowledge Baskets

Learn more about IUCN’s first two social science flagship knowledge products: the 'Natural Resource Governance Framework' (NRGF) and 'People in Nature' (PiN).

 

Girl Fishing in Costa Rica Photo: Vivienne Solis Rivera

Specialist Group on Sustainable Use and Livelihoods (SULi)

A global expert network formed by IUCN as a joint initiative of the SSC and CEESP. It is uniquely placed to provide credible, sound technical advice on sustainable use and livelihoods.

 

RESPECC Photo: Nigel Crawhall

Specialist Group on Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice (ReSpECC)

This Specialist Group focuses on outreach to faith-based institutions, movements and networks, as well as spiritual communities engaged in environmental conservation and climate change.

 

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