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Dialogue on Conservation

Panelists and participants drawn mainly from Pastoral Communities, Pastoralists’ CSOs, Conservation NGOs, National & County Government Agencies, Researchers and Academia engaged in a conservation dialogue aimed at securing indigenous people’s rights to natural resources and ensure sustainable development.

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Training on Business, Human Rights and Environment

PARAN Alliance and IMPACT in partnership with Swedwatch organized a training on business and human rights based on UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights; In order to strengthen communities responses to challenges and risks posed by already existing and upcoming investments. Participants drawn from different Civil Society Organizations across the country attended the 3-day training, where varied issues on business, human rights and environment were deliberated. Some of the key issues discussed include and not limited to;UN Guiding Principles (UNGP) on Human Rights based on 3 blocks;

  1. PROTECT-states have a duty to protect human rights
  2. RESPECT-It’s corporate responsibility to respect human rights
  3. REMEDY-access to effective remedies (For both the states & companies)

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PARAN Alliance Learning Exchange & Networking Visit To Arusha

It was a great 3-day learning experience for Kenyan delegates drawn from PARAN Alliance, its founding member organizations and IMPACT Trust.The main objective of the exchange visit was to experience and get to understand how Indigenous people’s organisations work and also learn how pastoralist communities cope with climate change and natural resource-based conflict with the view to initiate cross border collaboration in Northern Tanzania.

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