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Getting serious about adopting a human rights-based approach in the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF)

Brief The global aim of ‘living in harmony with nature’ – being agreed by governments from around the world this week, at the UN in Geneva1 – can only be achieved by including strong human rights protections for the guardians of...  Read more »
2022-03-13

Indigenous futures thinking – changing the narrative and re-building based on re-rooting: A process of joint exploration with communities

News UPDATE: Now available in English and French ‘Futures thinking’ is a powerful tool to better understand and deal with an uncertain future. It includes visioning, building scenarios and storytelling, among other things. However, Indigenous peoples and local communities’ futures thinking...  Read more »
2021-10-01

How to Integrate Human Rights into Biodiversity Conservation in the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

News A human rights-based approach (HRBA) in the context of biodiversity conservation, means that biodiversity policies, governance and management do not violate human rights. This can be achieved if those implementing such policies actively seek ways to support and promote human...  Read more »
2021-08-23

Looking for ways to realise human rights and secure nature at the same time

News The year 2020 was deemed the super year for biodiversity; not least because the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) would adopt a new strategy to move towards the vision of a world living in harmony with nature by 2050. But...  Read more »
2021-04-22