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ICCA Consortium

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Joined March 2017

The ICCA Consortium promotes the appropriate recognition of and support to ICCAs (territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities).

Presence in: Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Land & Natural Resources, Traditional / Customary Justice

The ICCA Consortium is an international association dedicated to promoting the appropriate recognition of and support to ICCAs (territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities) in the regional, national and global arenas. It is comprised of Members (Indigenous Peoples’ Organisations, Community-based Organisations, and civil society organisations working with indigenous peoples and local communities) and Honorary members (individuals with relevant concerns and expertise relating to ICCAs). As a global institution, the Consortium collaborates with the CBD Secretariat, GEF SGP, UNEP WCMC, IUCN, research and advocacy organisations, and UN mechanisms promoting human and indigenous peoples’ and local communities’ rights and environmental justice.

People Associated With This Organization

Holly Jonas

Malaysia  
ICCA Consortium
Joined March 2017
Interests: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Governance, Land & Natural Resources, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
International environmental and human rights lawyer working with local and international civil society organisations.
Holly Jonas is the network champion (main point of contact) for ICCA Consortium.

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