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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  • Yudy Espinal from La Paz, Honduras, is an active member of the microwatershed council in the Goascorán River Basin Photo: © Wanda Villeda / IUCN

    New publication: Women as change-makers in the governance of shared waters

    29.08.2018

    Good water governance will be a cornerstone of global water security over the coming decades.  A central dimension of water security involves the protection, allocation and sharing of increasingly scarce and polluted water resources among humans and the...

  • CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CHAIR OF SULI (starting Jan 2019) Nominations due 8 September

    09.08.2018

    CEESP NEWS - The current Chair of the IUCN CEESP/SSC Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi), Rosie Cooney, will be stepping down at the end of 2018. CEESP and SSC are calling for nominations for her replacement. If you think you may be...

  • Dr. Mohammad Taghi Farvar Photo: ICCA Consortium

    Honoring the memory of Dr. Mohammad Taghi Farvar

    25.07.2018

    CEESP News - Emma Courtine, Programme and Communication Officer, ICCA Consortium M. Taghi Farvar, a larger-than-life man, son of Shahsevan indigenous nomadic tribe pastoralists in Iranian Azerbaijan, twice chair of the IUCN CEESP (from 2000-2008), passed...

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Sustainable Use and Livelihoods

The Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULI) is 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. The

 

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Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice

This Religion, Spirituality, Environmental Conservation and Climate Justice (RESPECC) Specialist Group focuses on outreach to faith-based institutions, movements and networks, as well as spiritual communities engaged in environmental conservation and climate change....
A man collecting medicinal plants in Chiang Mai, Thailand Photo: IUCN Photo Library / © Jim Thorsell

Governance, Equity and Rights

The CEESP Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER) works to advance approaches to the conservation of nature that are grounded in and promote good governance, social equity and human rights. TGER engages its diverse membership to learn from and share field-based experience, build...
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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).

 

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