Category Archives: Accountability

“We have to find joy in each other“: A panel discussion on creative ways to address discrimination and racism

  “Privilege isn’t what you have been through, that’s yours. Privilege is what you haven’t had to go through.” [14:20] Learn more about the participants in a panel discussion featured by cbc.ca (Canadian radio), on the struggle for equal rights … Continue reading

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The world’s 370 million Indigenous peoples: Shared experiences in 70 different countries – United Nations

Global Actions Indigenous Foundations (First Nations Studies Program, University of British Columbia, Canada) | Learn more >> There are an estimated 370 million Indigenous peoples worldwide, living in 70 different countries, according to the United Nations (U.N.) Permanent Forum on Indigenous … Continue reading

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Designed to build effective partnerships for children’s rights: Free E-learning programme – UNICEF

“Socio-Economic Policies for Child Rights with Equity” This online learning programme aims at enhancing the theoretical understanding of UNICEF staff, partners and the general public on public policy and development issues, to strengthen our ability to apply this knowledge in … Continue reading

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Sustainable use of biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge: Securing economic benefits for tribal communities – Kerala & Tamil Nadu

The book explores the possibility of sustainable use of biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge with economic benefit for the communities and countries that have conserved them for generations. By S. GOPIKRISHNA WARRIER | Read the full article >> THERE is … Continue reading

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Updates on the Convention on Biodiversity: Conservation to be “connected to livelihood” – Hyderabad biodiversity pledge

Goa villages to document biodiversity PANAJI: Goa has become the second State after Kerala to constitute Biodiversity Management Committees in most of its village panchayats, according to Pradip V. Sarmokadam, Member Secretary, Goa State Biodiversity Board. The move is aimed … Continue reading

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