Technical Expert Meeting on Adaptation- CEM was present in the 3rd EbA Knowledge Day celebrated as a UNFCCC SB48 Side Event - CEM sessions at the Halifax, Canada (Two events: Ecosystem governance in Biosphere Reserves for better conservation and livelihoods; Ecosystem based climate change adaptation and mitigation: learning and sharing among cultures) - CEM held a joint meeting with the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) - Great news from the Systemic Pesticides Task Force: EU vote on banning three neonicotinoids - 70th Anniversary Celebrations – Thematic Assessment on Land Degradation and Restoration - Nature-based Solutions in the Conference “Ecosystem Services – from theory to practice in the Israeli context” - Ecosystem collapse: from science to policy - New President appointed to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO - Knowledge Systems and Indicators of Wellbeing - Australian Mangrove and Salt Marsh Network - New Public Ecosystem-based Adaptation Document Repository - Call for abstracts: Critical Approaches to Gender and Mountain Ecosystems - Nature based Solutions to Societal Challenges on ABC Australia - Thanks Rebecca! - South Asia members celebrating the World Environment Day, 2018 – HarnessingNature - Myanmar Red List of Ecosystems underway - Systemic Pesticides Task Force East Asia coordination meeting in the Philippines - Ecosystem rehabilitation project in South East Asia - Homing in on the Range. Updates on the Dryland Ecosystems Specialist Group - Holarctic Steppes of Kazakhstan - Fisheries Experts Group: CBD workshop on Other Effective Area Based Conservation Measures; Mainstreaming biodiversity in fisheries – Youth section - One Day Technical Training on IUCN Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) - International Conference on Biodiversity “A Territorial Rights based Approach to Biodiversity” - Two symposia on ‘the Impacts of and Alternatives to Systemic Pesticides’ ahead - 19th World Congress of Sociology - Ecosystem Services (ESP Asia) Conference: “Communicating and Engaging Ecosystem Services in Policy and Practice in Asia” - Bycatch biodiversity impact mitigation - Fisheries livelihoods, vulnerable ecosystems and MPAs - Solid foundations RLE in PLoS ONE’s 10th Anniversay collection on policy demand - The Biology of Mediterranean- Type Ecosystems. - A Mongoose Family Visits Home - REMAP in Nature
Steering Committee Meeting February 2018,CEM participation in IPBES 6 Plenary, Outstanding Leadership : Dr. Shalini Dhyani, Honoring Dr. Dhrubajyoti Ghosh,CEM is co-sponsoring two panels in the Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods conference, Dialogues for Collaborative Action on the Links between Biological and Cultural Diversity, 4 regional conferences organised by the The Nature-based Solutions Group, the 2nd Worldwide Integrated Assessment of the Impact of Systemic Pesticides on Biodiversity and Ecosystems, CEM Mexico, Central America and Spanish Speaking Caribbean, Master Class Workshop on "Ecosystem Management, Nature Based Solutions and SDGs: Perspetives from South Asia, From extinction to free ranging by successful reintroduction : 25th anniversary of the reintroduction of Przewalski’s horse,IUCN CEM Agroecosystem Specialist Group establishes a gene bank.
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UNFCCC COP 23, Royal Address on Sustainability, Cultural Practices Workshop results, CEM member’s involvement in IPBES partnership in Regional Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, regional meeting of the TG on Sustainable Use and Management of Ecosystems (SUME) was held in Lima, Remap (the remote ecosystem monitoring and assessment pipeline), workshop on the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems, new Eco-DRR expert network, Workshop on Ecosystem Management, Nature Based Solutions and SDGs - Perspectives from South Asia, EPIC, CEM in the Water and Resilience stream in Central America... A Regional Forum, high-level panel on Effective Water Governance, Strengthening legal and institutional frameworks for EbA, Course on Professional Updating on Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change, Ecosystem Management and Deep-Sea Mining Specialist Group, IUCN One Programme Strategy for Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation: Putting to work first actions
Steering Committee meeting in Cartagena, Symposium: New tools for ecosystem assessment and monitoring Workshop: “Innovative Tools and Approaches for Ecosystem Risk Assessment in Latin America”, RLE in Latin America Planning meeting, Forum on Biodiversity and Global Forest Restoration, NbS meeting at IUCN Washington D.C., Australian 2017 Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science, The Resilience Thematic Group Blog, RLE Colombia, Progress toward a Red List of Ecosystems in Madagascar, SUME: Cholpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan
Farewell to Ed Barrow, Mainstreaming Ecosystem Services into decision-making, Ecosystem Governance Journey continues, Launch of an online course on Landscape Restoration for Sustainable Development: a Business Approach, Red List of Ecosystems at the International Congress for Conservation Biology, Ecosystems and Ecosystem-Based Adaptation: Advancing Action through Knowledge, What does it take to speed up implementation of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction on the ground? Planned meetings to develop online restoration portals, International symposium on impacts of systemic pesticides, Research-Policy Dialogue on Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in Nepal, CEM member nominated as Ecuador’s Minister of Environment