Fostering and supporting a new generation of environmental stewards in Latin America

News Latin American societies are highly dependent on their natural resources and biodiversity for social and ecological well-being as well as economic development. Strategies for land use play a key role in conserving biodiversity, reducing vulnerability, while at the same time contributing...  Read more »

Resilience Frontiers for Global Sustainability: the Resilience 2017 conference

News After Stockholm (2008), Arizona (2011) and Montpellier (2014), the Stockholm Resilience Centre together with the Resilience Alliance and other partner organizations are organising back in Stockholm the fourth triennial resilience conference on 21-23 August 2017. The conference aims to gather...  Read more »

SwedBio attended the 16th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

News Among Indigenous Peoples and local communities and their organisations, including SwedBio partners, the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UN PFII) is  an important reference point for engagement in the UN system. The Permanent Forum provides expert advice and recommendations...  Read more »

Healthy ecosystems are crucial for the enjoyment of universal human rights such as the right to life, food and health

News On March 8th, the first ever UN report addressing the relationship between human rights and biodiversity by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, John Knox, was presented at the 34th session of the UN Human Rights...  Read more »