Equator Prize 2017

Equator Prize 2017

By Daniel Perez

This year’s prize will be awarded to outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development.

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Equator Initiative at Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Equator Initiative at Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

By Daniel Perez

CBD COP13 brings together 10,000 representatives of governments, international organizations and stakeholders in Cancun, Mexico, to advance the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

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IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

By Eva Gurria

The Equator Initiative hosted the Community Kauhale 'Ōiwi from 2 September to 5 September at the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

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Equator Prize 2015 Winner Videos

Equator Prize 2015 Winner Videos

By Martin Sommerschuh

Click on "Read more" to watch the acclaimed videos about the 21 Equator Prize 2015 winners on Youtube. Videos are available in English and nine other languages!  

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Equator Prize 2015 National Ceremonies

Equator Prize 2015 National Ceremonies

By Martin Sommerschuh

Following the success of the Equator Prize 2015 Award Ceremony, held as part of the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris, France, on 7 December 2015, Equator Prize winners have also been recognised at the national level in ceremonies organised by UNDP Country Offices.

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Regional Capacity Building Workshop on the Management of ICCAs and Development Models
    Regional Capacity Building Workshop on the Management of ICCAs and Development Models Santiago de Chiquitos, Santa Cruz, Bolivia October 16-21, 2016    The Equ...
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Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program: Local Action to Meets the SDGs
EQUATOR INITIATIVE BROWN BAG LUNCH Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program: Local action to meet the SDGS 26 October 2016 – UN Headquarters, New York                     ...
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Equator Initiative Brown Bag Lunch: Green Monday
EQUATOR INITIATIVE BROWN BAG LUNCH Green Monday: A Plant-based Diet for a Healthy Climate 7 October 2016 – UN Headquarters, New York  New York, 7 October 2016 – The UNDP Equator Initiative hosted a Brow...
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Consevesen Melenesia (Conservation Melanesia)

Since 1995, the biologically diverse Collingwood Bay area on the coast of Oro Province, north-eastern Papua New Guinea, has been the setting for a con...
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