Tools and Technicalities: International & National

International & National Challenges
All discussions are tied to the defence of community rights to natural resources and the quest for social justice in biodiversity conservation.

Presentations include:

International Sharing 1
UN CBD, UNDRIP developments
Isaac Rojas, Friends of the Earth Costa Rica/Friends of the Earth International Forests
Biodiversity Programme International Coordinator

IFC & The World Bank developments
Norly Grace Mercado, Regional Coordinator Mekong and South East Asia, Bank Information
Center (BIC)

International Sharing 2
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)
Chris Lang, World Rainforest Movement (WRM)
http://www.redd-monitor.org

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation plus (REDD+)
Noriko Shimizu, Friends of the Earth Japan

National Sharing 1
Judicial Decisions on Indigenous Peoples rights and FLEGT Process
Shamila Ariffin, Sahabat Alam Malaysia

Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA), Free and Prior Informed Consent (FPIC)
Jaybee Garganera, Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), Philippines

National Sharing 2
Defense of the territories and natural resources in Chiapas and the massive invasion of REDD projects
Gustavo Castro, FoE Mexico

The struggle of local communities against the invasion of dams in territories in Sarawak
Philip Jau from Tahabas, Sarawak, Malaysia

Impacts of the mining industry on forest & biodiversity resources, land rights and peoples’ rights and leveraging
JATAM, Indonesia

War of the Roundtables (roundtable on soy and the RSPO)
Lucia Schilds Ortiz, Núcleo Amigos da Terra
Erik Wakker, AidEnvironment
Norman Jiwan, SawitWatch
Chris Lang, World Rainforest Movement
Indra Lubis, La Via Campesina
Ricardo Navarro, CESTA
Meena Raman, Friends of the Earth International

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