02 October, 2015

Identifying, documenting and managing manifestations of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in rural communities

A large set of publications about the “Immaterial Cultural Heritage from the local perspective” is now available. It reflects the work done by TBI Colombia and the Ministry of Culture to strengthen the intangible cultural heritage policy in different rural areas.

28 September, 2015

Report available: Dutch consultation meeting on EU FLEGT Action Plan and Timber Regulation

The European Commission (EC) has commissioned a broad evaluation of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan, that was published in 2003.

21 September, 2015

PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT Managing the Climate - Water - Forest nexus for sustainable development: Are we on the right track? (12 November 2015)

Climate, water cycles and forests are three essential and closely intertwined elements of our natural capital system, that – if well-cared for - provide a stable and secure environment for agriculture, safe water supply, energy and healthy living conditions and livelihoods, amongst others.