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15-18 Mar: CBD Asia-Pacific Workshop on REDD+
  • :2011-03-15 To 2011-03-18
  • :Singapore

Convened by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in collaboration with the National Parks Board of Singapore and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, this regional consultation and capacity-building workshop will focus on biodiversity and indigenous and local community aspects of REDD+, including relevant safeguards

14-18 Mar: Pacific Climate Change Roundtable
  • :2011-03-14 To 2011-03-18
  • :Alofi, Niue

This meeting will convene in Alofi, Niue, from 14-18 March 2011, and will discuss the issue of mobilizing climate change funding in the region.

07-11 Mar: 48th Meeting of the CDM Methodologies Panel
  • :2011-03-07 To 2011-03-11
  • :Bonn, Germany

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Methodologies Panel will consider issues relating to CDM project methodologies for baselines and monitoring plans.

21 Feb-15 Apr: Climate Change Diplomacy Training Course
  • :2011-02-21 To 2011-04-15
  • This online course is being organized by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). It will seek to facilitate international negotiations, public sector work and diplomatic engagement in relation to climate change, through an enhanced understanding of the climate change science and international policy framework and the key negotiation issues pertinent to a post-2012 climate change agreement

06-11 Feb: World Social Forum
  • :2011-02-06 To 2011-02-11
  • :Dakar, Senegal

The World Forum in Africa will constitute a unique opportunity for global social movements to develop their critique of world capitalism in the light of the crisis, to achieve a better understanding of the new issues at work in today’s world, to prepare democratic and popular alternatives and to reflect on the future of the World Social Forum itself, as an open space.

This event will also be extremely important for African peoples. For them, it will constitute an unprecedented opportunity for collective democratic expression and will enable them to move towards a way out of the political, institutional and economic deadlock that has been imposed on them by their ruling classes, by the great powers, and by the international financial institutions.

After organising the polycentric Forum at Bamako in 2006 and the WSF at Nairobi in 2007, the Dakar Forum will be an opportunity to consolidate the achievements of the African social movements and the forces of progress on the continent and to compile a striking and visible record of their struggles and alternative solutions in the global search for a just world.

31 Jan- 4 Feb: 29th Session of the Committee on Fisheries
  • :2011-01-31 To 2011-03-04
  • :Rome, Italy

The 29th session of the Committee on Fisheries of the FAO

18-19 Jan: BOBLME Workshop on the status of marine managed areas in the Bay of Bengal
  • :2011-01-18 To 2011-01-19
  • :Penang, Malaysia
  • : Participated by ICSF

The Project is currently finishing a status report on Marine Managed Areas in the Bay of Bengal. This report constitutes a major input for the planned workshop which, in turn, will provide a key contribution to the BOBLME Project by providing a venue for discussion of the status review report findings, identifying gaps in MMA networks, and areas where design, data collection and
management can be strengthened and harmonized.

10-14 Jan: Sustaining commons: Sustaining our future
  • :2011-01-10 To 2011-01-14
  • :Hyderabad, India

The 13th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) will be held in Hyderabad, India from January 10th to 14th, 2011. The Conference is being held in South Asia for the first time; and in a departure from the past, will be hosted by a practitioner organization - Foundation for Ecological Security (FES).

The Conference provides a unique opportunity to resurface the discussion and debate on Commons and bring experience and evidence from across the world to show that Commons are not a relic of the past, but play a strategic role in maintaining ecological health, reducing poverty, and improving collective action. By placing the Conference agenda in the ongoing discussions around conservation, local governance, social exclusion and human rights, agrarian distress and rural livelihoods, and by pitching it at the interface of policy, research and practice, the aim is to bring practitioners, scholars and decision makers to a common meeting ground so as to enrich the collective understanding on common property resources and identify areas and measures to inform policy and programmatic action as well as guide future research.

Dec 6-10: Technical Consultation for development of international guidelines on bycatch management and reduction of discards
  • :2010-12-06 To 2010-12-10
  • :Rome, Italy

As reflected in paragraph 72 of the Report of the Twenty-eighth Session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) (Rome, Italy, March 2-6, 2009), the purpose of the Technical Consultation is to develop text on international guidelines on bycatch management and reduction of discards.
For this purpose the Technical Consultation will have at its disposal, a working paper prepared by
the FAO Secretariat and the administrative report of the Expert Consultation on International
Guidelines for bycatch management and reduction of discards that was held in Rome, Italy from 30 November to 3 December 2009.

Dec 1-03: UNESCO World Heritage List Meeting
  • :2010-12-01 To 2010-12-03
  • :Honolulu, Hawaii

UNESCO's program to list the world heritage sites