Malama Honua : Statement of Commitments from the Nature/Culture Journey at the IUCN World Conservation Congress (September 2016)
Hot on the heels of the IUCN World Conservation Congress, Lisa Prosper (ICOMOS Canada) and Nora Mitchell (US/ICOMOS) will present the Malama Honua: Statement of Commitments from the Nature-Culture Journey - an articulation of recent efforts by ICOMOS and IUCN to further the integration of natural and cultural conservation at the organisational, practical and theoretical levels.
Nora is Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Vermont where she pursues her interest in cultural landscapes and the integration of nature and culture. Nora is active in international conservation of landscapes with ICOMOS, IUCN and UNESCO's World Heritage Centre. She is a member of the ICOMOS/IFLA Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes and the IUCN WCPA Specialist Group on Protected Landscapes. Her current focus is advancing sustainable agriculture at the nexus of nature and culture.
Lisa is on the Board of ICOMOS Canada and works independently in the area of cultural landscape with a special interest in Aboriginal cultural landscapes. She is a member of the ICOMOS/IFLA Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes.
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