Reindeer herders and experts were invited to the Environment House for a disscussion with UNEP Europe Office.
The meeting will happend og Friday February 24 at 10 am and will also be streamed on Youtube.
Source:Geneva Environment Network
On the occasion of the visit to Geneva of the Secretary General of the World Reindeer Herders and Executive Director of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, as well as reindeer herders and international experts, a discussion on the reindeer herders' challenging situation is being organized at the International Environment House.
Enhancing the Resilience of Pastoral Ecosystems and Livelihoods of Nomadic Herders
You are welcome to join an Environment House Guest Discussion on the reindeer herders' challenging situation.
Reindeer pastoralism is a tarditonal livelihood that represents a model of sustainable use and managemnet of northern terrestrial ecosystems based on experience accumulated over generations, conserved, developed and adapted to the north\s climatic, political, and economic systems. The flora, fauna, and tradiitonal reindeer herding societies of the taiga and tundra areas are currently facing unprecedented threats and challenges, which are a result of strong socio-economic and environmental drivers.
The International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry is established to strengthen the cooperation between the reindeer herding people. document and take care of the traditional knowldge and continue to knowledge development.
The event will will take in person a the International Environment House, and will be streamed on Youtube. For in-person participation, if you don't hold a UN badge, kindly fill the registrastration form on the Geneva Environment Network page