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

16-17 January 2018: Workshop on incorporation of integrated landscape management approaches in NBSAPs

17/01/2018

On 16 and 17 January 2018, IPSI members The University of Tokyo’s Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (UTIR3S) and UNU-IAS, the host of the IPSI Secretariat, co-organized an international workshop entitled “Mainstreaming Biodi... [ more ]

11-16 December 2017: IPSI Side Events at CBD SBSTTA-21 and WG8J-10

16/12/2017

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) held the Twenty-first Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-21) from 11-14 December and the Tenth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Artic... [ more ]

4 October 2017: International Forum on Biocultural Diversity

04/10/2017

The first in a planned series of international forums to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 1st Asian Conference on Biocultural Diversity was held on 4 October 2017 in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, titled "Biocultural diversity &... [ more ]

6-8 September 2017: GEF-Satoyama Project Gender Mainstreaming Workshop in Tokyo, Japan

08/09/2017

A workshop on gender mainstreaming was held on 6-8 September 2017 at the United Nations University Headquarters building in Tokyo, Japan, organized by Conservation International Japan under the “GEF-Satoyama Project“. Members of the IPSI Secretar... [ more ]

26 July 2017: ISAP2017 Thematic Track Session “Putting sustainability at the heart of landscape and seascape management – Key roles played by subnational and local governments”

26/07/2017

The IPSI Secretariat at the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) organized a thematic track session on “Putting sustainability at the heart of landscape and seascape management – Key roles played by subnational and ... [ more ]

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

Report and abstracts now available The summary report and collected presentation abstracts for the Satoyama Initiative Regional Workshop in Sabah is now available for download here. The report contains a great deal of information about the workshop ... [ 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 ]