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Global Forest Coalition -6 days ago

Feminists at UNEA4 Continue the Call for the Right to a Healthy and Sustainable Environment

At the 4th Meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, member states approved a landmark resolution to promote gender equality, and the human rights and empowerment of women and girls in environmental governance. Reflecting on the outcomes of UNEA4, the Women’s Major Group offered the following statement: Feminists at UNEA4 Continue the Call for the Right to a Healthy a...

ITTO -2 weeks ago

Traceability system improves forest governance in Panama

This video shows the timber traceability system recently put in place in Darien, Panama, thanks to a project financed by ITTO and executed by WWF-Panama in collaboration with the Panama Ministry of Environment. The system, which tracks timber from the forest to the consumer, has already reduced forest illegality, with benefits for forests, managers, companies and the Ministry. The traceability sy...

IUFRO -2 weeks ago

Forestry Officer (FAO-EU FLEGT) // 22 March 2019

The Forestry Policy and Resources Division (FOA) of FAO is inviting applications for the position of Forestry Officer. The post is located in the Forest Law Enforcement Governance - Trade Team (FLEGT),FOA. The successful candidate will identify, manage and implement initiatives that support increased stakeholder participation in strengthening forest governance and other FLEGT-related actions in c...

ITTO -2 weeks ago

New study examines EU private-sector timber procurement priorities

Private-sector procurement policies are prominent in the global North and among companies with global reach. A new special study by the Independent Market Monitor (IMM) identifies more than 100 organizations, tools, initiatives, templates and sets of guidance that could influence company timber procurement policies in the European Union (EU). This latest study by the IMM assesses 65 potential sou...

Elsevier -3 weeks ago

Compliance of smallholder timber value chains in East Java with Indonesia's timber legality verification system

Publication date: May 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 102Author(s): Depi Susilawati, Peter Kanowski, Abidah B. Setyowati, Ida Aju Pradnja Resosudarmo, Digby RaceAbstractThe Indonesian Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) has been developed primarily to address illegal logging in Indonesia, and is licensed under the European Union's Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade...

CBD -3 weeks ago

Switzerland puts geoengineering governance on UN environment agenda

Switzerland wants the world to talk about if and how to use untested technology that tampers with nature to slow climate change - and will ask the UN's environment arm to take the lead....

Elsevier -4 weeks ago

Determining the effectiveness of forest landscape governance: A case study from the Sendang landscape, South Sumatra

Publication date: May 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 102Author(s): Dwi Amalia Sari, Jeffrey Sayer, Chris Margules, Agni Klintuni BoedhihartonoAbstractWe propose an approach to studying the effectiveness of governance arrangements to deal with complexity in forest landscapes. Using a landscape approach and standard performance audit procedures, we (1) describe the interactions amon...

CIFOR -4 weeks ago

Tension and transformation in the patriarchy

Putting gender at the centre of forest and water governance...

WRI -4 weeks ago

Ramping Up Governance of the Global Environmental Commons: What do Theory and History Tell Us?

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WRI -4 weeks ago

Ramping Up Governance of the Global Environmental Commons: What Do Theory and History Tell Us?

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CI -1 month ago

Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLC) Intern

DESCRIPTION Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.  POSITION SUMMARY Indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLC) govern millions of hectares of land and water, yet no map or database ...

CI -1 month ago

Indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLC) Intern

DESCRIPTION Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.  POSITION SUMMARY Indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLC) govern millions of hectares of land and water, yet no map or database ...