International Satoyama Intiative

IPSI, the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative, promotes collaboration in the conservation and restoration of sustainable human-influenced natural environments (Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes: SEPLS) through broader global recognition of their value.

EVENTS

28-30 June 2017: IPSI Case Study Workshop in Tokyo, Japan

30/06/2017

A workshop was held by the IPSI Secretariat at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) from 28 to 30 June 2017 at the United Nations University Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan as part of the process to... [ more ]

18-20 April 2017: Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Sabah, Malaysia

20/04/2017

Overview The Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Sabah was held from 18 to 20 April in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. This was the second Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop to be held in the Asia region and the fifth Regional Workshop ove... [ more ]

23-26 January 2017: COMDEKS Global Knowledge Exchange Workshop

26/01/2017

The Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative (COMDEKS) project is a unique global programme implemented by the UNDP as a collaborative activity under IPSI from 2011 to 2017. The project held its Global Knowledg... [ more ]

8 December 2016: CBD COP 13 Side Event “Contributions of funding mechanisms under the Satoyama Initiative to mainstreaming biodiversity for well-being”

08/12/2016

The IPSI Secretariat at UNU-IAS, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, Conservation International (CI), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Secretariat, held a side event... [ more ]

6 December 2016: CBD COP 13 Side Event “Strategic Action for Mainstreaming Biodiversity: Contributions of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) to Biodiversity and Human Well-Being”

06/12/2016

The IPSI Secretariat at UNU-IAS, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, held a side event at the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 13) in Cancun, Mexico on 6 ... [ more ]

25 August 2016: TICAD VI Side Event on Resilience in SEPLS in Africa

25/08/2016

[caption id="attachment_13044" align="alignnone" width="600"] Some of the participants in the side event[/caption] The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), along with the University of Tokyo, The... [ more ]

1-10 September 2016: IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

24/08/2016

From the IUCN World Conservation Congress website: Held once every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together several thousand leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, indigenous peoples, business, and ac... [ more ]

13 July 2016: ISAP2016 Parallel Session “Integrated landscape management: Effective approaches for translating knowledge into transformative actions”

13/07/2016

The IPSI Secretariat at the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) are pleased to announce the hosting of a parallel session on “Integrated landscape manag... [ more ]

27-29 June 2016: Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Peru 2016, Cusco and Pisac, Peru

29/06/2016

Overview The Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Peru 2016 was held from 27 to 29 June in Cusco and Pisac, Peru. This was the first Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop to be held in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, following on pre... [ more ]

31 May – 3 June 2016: The Eighth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity, Trondheim, Norway

03/06/2016

The Eighth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity was held from 31 May to 3 June 2016 in Trondheim, Norway, hosted by the Norwegian Government in partnership with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of t... [ more ]