Poverty/conservation events

Many organisations are exploring the links between conservation and poverty. This page highlights details of recent and forthcoming meetings and events.
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8 - 19 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

The 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will take place in Hyderabad, India, from 8-19 October 2012.  The High Level Segment will be held from 17-19 October 2012. The provisional...

The PCLG Secretariat would like to thank all those who participated in our joint workshop with IUCN’s Forest Conservation Programme and the African Wildlife Foundation on lessons learned in linking conservation and poverty alleviation, landscapes and...

6-15 September 2012, Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

The 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress  is the world’s largest and most important conservation event which aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and...

4- 6 June 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

On 4th - 6th June 2012, the UNCSD will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Also referred to as the Rio+20 or the Earth Summit 2012 due to the initial conference held in Rio in 1992, the objectives of the...

Alpbach, Tyrol, Austria, May 22 - 24, 2012

This international and interdisciplinary conference organized under the auspices of IUFRO on "Forest for People" will be held on May 22-24th 2012 in the...

11 - 15 January, 2012, Bogor, Indonesia

The Africa-Asia Ape Conservation and Poverty Alleviation Learning Exchange took place at CIFOR campus, Bogor, Indonesia.  The workshop focused on linking great ape/forest conservation and poverty alleviation and covered mechanisms such as reducing...

20 December 2011, IIED, London, UK

This jointly organised PCLG and Bond Development and Environment Group (DEG) workshop was held to explore the opportunities and challenges of poverty reduction in rural areas. Participants were both representatives from large development NGOs and PCLG...

12 - 14 December 2011, Dehradun, India

The Expert Group on Biodiversity for Poverty Eradication and Development will meet from 12 - 14 December 2011, in Dehradun, India. The aim of the Expert Group will be to elucidate the linkages...

5-9 December 2011, Auckland, New Zealand

The 25th annual meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology, Engaging Society in Conservation, will be held from 5-9 December 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand. The theme of...

21-22 September, 2011, Biodiversity Institute, University of Oxford, UK

The Department of Zoology at Oxford University is hosting the symposium 'Biodiversity conservation beyond protected areas' on 21-22 September, 2011. The overall aim of the symposium is to explore pragmatic solutions to specific challenges faced in...

11-13 September 2011 Villa Barton The Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland

The Scientific Partners of BIOECON are pleased to announce the Thirteenth Annual International BIOECON conference on "Resource Economics, Biodiversity Conservation and Development". The...

22nd–24th August 2011, Arts Centre, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

As human pressures on the planet increase, biodiversity is under growing pressure across the world. Changing patterns in land use, over-exploitation, pollution, climate change and the threat posed by invasive species, all challenge the way we...

21-25 August 2011, Merida, Mexico

The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) and its partners from Latin America invite you to Merida, Mexico – in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula – August 21-25, 2011 for...

19-21 July 2011, Mexico City, Mexico

United Nations University (UNU), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...

30 June – 2 July 2011, ISS, The Hague, The Netherlands

In order to respond to the many environmental problems the world is facing, new and innovative methods are necessary and markets are posited as the ideal vehicle to supply these. Indeed, market forces have been finding their way into environmental...

15 June 2011, The Royal Society, London

This research policy conference. "Counting on the Environment: The contribution of forests to rural livelihoods", aims to increase awareness about the critical links between...

16th-18th February 2011, Vienna, Austria

The Sixteenth Poverty Environment Partnership (PEP 16) meeting will be held from 16th to 18th February 2011 in Vienna, and feature the theme "Supporting nationally owned...

15-19 November 2010, Masindi, Uganda

A PCLG workshop on linking ape conservation and poverty reduction took place in Masindi, Uganda. Around 30 participants from a variety of ape range states in Africa shared their experiences of engaging with commnuties in high biodiversity areas....

10th - 15th January 2011, Whakatane, New Zealand

The conference 'Sharing Power: A New Vision for Development' is organised by two global...

18th - 29th October 2010, Nagoya, Japan

The tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10) will be held in Nagoya, Japan from the 18 till the 29 of October 2010. The tenth meeting of the Conference of...

27th-28th September 2010, Centro Culturale Don Orione Artigianelli, Venice, Italy

The Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, in association with Conservation International and the United Nations Environment Programme, announces the Twelfth International BIOECON Conference “From...

23-24 September 2010, the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University, Brighton, UK

Addressing environmental sustainability has become a central practical, moral and political challenge of our times. The conference, Pathways to...

3rd-7th July 2010, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The 2010 meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) will be held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on July 3-7, 2010. The theme of the meeting is "Conservation for a...

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