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20th August 2018
  • 2018 Indigenous Mapping Workshop

    Montreal, QC, Canada

    The Indigenous Mapping Workshop is the largest international geospatial conference for Indigenous governing bodies and communities on Indigenous-led geospatial research. The Indigenous Mapping Workshop is an annual 4-day event that provides geospatial training and opportunities for Indigenous leadership, agencies, and communities. Participants learn geospatial tools and methods that they can use to collect, host, visualize, share, and publish community-generated spatial data. Sessions explore current and relevant themes, such as traditional knowledge use and use studies, environmental monitoring, land use planning, negotiations, health, and inter-generational knowledge transfer. Work from the ACKNOWL-EJ's network's Mapping Back initiative will be presented and the methodologies developed shared. For more information, see:

21st August 2018
  • 6th International Degrowth Conference

    Folkets Park, 211 58 Malmö, Sweden

    The 6th International Degrowth Conference for ecological sustainability and social equity will take place in Malmö, Sweden 21-25 August 2018, with two twin conferences taking place the same year – in Mexico City, Mexico (4-6 September 2018) and at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium (18-19 September 2018). The ambition for the conference is that the inclusion of a range of social, cultural and activist events draws in members of the community and stimulates a fruitful public debate.

    The conference programme will include presentations on case studies from the T2S ACKNOWL-EJ network in India, in a session on: 'The world-view of the local people of Korchi Territory on well-being and development. Resistance and alternatives in Korchi, Gadchiroli: Understanding the processes and worldviews of Gond adivasis involved in an anti-mining movement and subsequent evolution of a Maha Gramsabha process, community forest rights assertion, and women's empowerment in Korchi area of Gadchiroli, Maharashtra'.  

    Find out more on the Degrowth Conference website.

9th September 2018
8th October 2018
  • PATHWAYS final project workshop

    Nairobi, Kenya

    The purpose of the meeting is to bring together lessons from the project’s three years of activities, reflect upon them and communicate them to wider audiences. A public day focusing on communicating project findings and formulating a co-owned strategy for future work will also be organised as part of the workshop.

23rd October 2018
  • 5th Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation

    Louis De Geer konsert & kongress 601 81, Norrköping, Sweden

    The 5th Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation aims to highlight, discuss and be inspired by Nordic adaptation solutions.

    The conference welcomes all who work on climate change adaptation, within the fields of science, in local communities, governments and municipal administration, in ministries and national authorities, politics, businesses, industry and NGOs.

    The conference is a meeting place to:

    • exchange ideas of adaptation methods and opportunities across many sectors
    • increase our knowledge of the latest climate science
    • discuss how to integrate solutions for adaptation and mitigation  

    In a series of thematic sessions representatives from all levels of Nordic society will discuss the concrete actions needed to overcome the most important challenges for climate adaptation.

    The conference will be held in English and in Swedish/Norwegian/Danish. 

    See the conference website

    A call for papers by 5 April 2018 can be found here.