Using Minecraft to redesign urban spaces

News On World Cities Day, October 31, 2019, an informal waste dumping site in Addis Ababa was re-opened as an urban park and a space where the local community can spend time in nature. Minecraft, a popular video game, was used...  Read more »

Human rights for thriving biodiversity and healthy ecosystems

News The year 2020 marks a new era for biodiversity. The United Nations Decade on Biodiversity comes to an end, making way for a new biodiversity framework. In developing a post-2020 global biodiversity framework for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD),...  Read more »

SwedBio at the 11th meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity

News SwedBio is co-hosting a side event titled ‘Human rights for thriving indigenous peoples, local communities and healthy ecosystems in the post-2020 global biodiversity agenda‘ with Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), Forest Peoples Programme, IDLO, Natural Justice, and the Secretariat of...  Read more »

Taking the temperature of an inclusive blue economy

News The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) hosted the Towards an Inclusive Blue Economy conference, London from 25-25 February 2019. The conference was a strategic international meeting as part of the IIED’s wider project work on moving towards an...  Read more »