Date: 26 Jun 2018 to 29 Jun 2018

Country: Sweden

MegaFlorestais 2018 will be held in Storforsen, Vidsel, Sweden on June 26-29, 2018 and co-hosted by the Swedish Forest Agency. The conference will be the…

Date: 22 May 2018 to 24 May 2018

Location: Washington, DC

On May 22-24, 2018, RRI is hosting a Strategy Meeting on Gender Justice in Community Land and Forests in Washington, DC, to develop a 5-year Gender Justice Strategy for the coalition, and to explore the establishment of a Global Partnership/Initiative to advance indigenous and rural women’s rights to community lands. The meeting’s objectives align with one of RRI’s strategic objectives in the third Strategic Plan (SPIII) for 2018-2022, to “scale up global efforts to secure rural women’s property rights, voice, and leadership within community land and forests.” The meeting will bring together participants from 15 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America who are actively engaged in advocacy around women’s tenure rights to land and forests, including representatives from indigenous networks, women’s networks, non-governmental organizations, and research institutions.

Date: 13 Apr 2018 to 13 Apr 2018

Location: Washington

Country: United States

As multiple crises engulf humanity and the rest of life, we are groping for ways out. How can we tackle the climate and biodiversity crises, the abysmal chasm between rich and poor, the continued deprivation of a billion people from dignified life, and geopolitical conflicts that threaten to annihilate life on earth? This talk draws from indigenous worldviews like buen vivir, the emergence of more recent alternatives like eco-feminism and degrowth, new interpretations of leftist/Marxist revolution to Gandhian concepts like swaraj, and more to present on alternative practices and visions emerging from the South Asian context and linking movements elsewhere.

Date: 15 Oct 2017 to 20 Oct 2017

Country: Canada

MegaFlorestais 2017 was held in Vancouver and Quadra Island, British Columbia, Canada on October 15-20, 2017, co-hosted by the Canadian Forest Service - Natural Resources Canada and the Province of British Columbia.

Date: 31 Aug 2017

Location: Bogotá

Country: Colombia

The RRI Regional Workshop on Gender Justice: A Vision for the Future in Latin America, was held on 31 August 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia, and aimed to map different themes, strategies, and actors/alliances concerning a gender-based approach to collective tenure rights over land, territory and resources based on the current, social, political and economic realities in the region.

Date: 23 Aug 2017 to 24 Aug 2017

Location: Bangkok

Country: Thailand

The Asia Regional Gender and Tenure Workshop was a two-day workshop held from 23-24 August 2017 at the headquarters of RRI Partner and co-host RECOFTC, in Bangkok, Thailand, which brought together outspoken advocates of gender and tenure in Asia to engage in brainstorming and strategic mapping, to connect existing regional initiatives and issues to global trends in gender and forest tenure, and collectively define key issues facing the region.

Date: 20 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017

Location: Accra

Country: Ghana

The RRI Technical Expert Workshop on Gender Justice, Indigenous and Rural Women’s Collective Land and Resource Rights in Africa was held in Accra, Ghana, from 20-21 July 2017, and was comprised of a diverse group of experts as well as RRI Partners and Collaborators who gathered to share their perspectives on the state of gender and tenure issues in the region.

Date: 27 Sep 2016

Location: Kinshasa

Country: République Démocratique du Congo

In 2016, CACO, the RRI-supported national civil society platform on tenure, conducted a study documenting the consideration of women’s rights in DRC’s laws and policies,…

Date: 19 Apr 2016 to 22 Apr 2016

Location: Xishuangbanna

Country: China

MegaFlorestais 2016 was held in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China on April 19-22, 2016, co-hosted by the State Forestry Administration of China. The conference was the eleventh annual…