Readers of this CSVPA site may find the following opportunity useful and/ or relevant to learn and/ or share with others about cultural and spiritual values of protected areas. Are you active locally in your area and think you have something to share with others? See challenges locally and you’d like to learn from others on ways to improve matters?
Note: this is not an IUCN CSVPA initiative; if interested, do get in touch directly with the organisers. The announcement hereunder is only shared for information purposes.
IBEX are pleased to announce that The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX) 2017 Competition is now accepting applications for events/exchanges falling between March 15 and September 15, 2017.
The Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund (IBEX) offers opportunities to attend a global biocultural event/exchange or a meeting of international significance which impacts the applicants’ home territory or region. This fund supports indigenous peoples and local communities to have a voice in the policies and forums that concern biocultural diversity at a global level.
§ The applicant must be Indigenous or a member of local traditional community.
§ The applicant must select an event or meeting of interest to attend.
§ Additional preference will be given to: women, youth and first time travelers.
§ Funding is not available for those applying to an academic program.
§ Maximum of $5,000.00 awarded funding (flexibility on budget submission).
§ Award recipients are chosen by a competitive selection process and must use the awards to defray costs, which include:
o International Airfare
o Conference Fees
o Local Transportation
o Visa Fees
o Travel Insurance
§ Application Deadline: February 16, 2017
§ To apply go to: www.iie.org/ibexapply or click here to access the application. If you would like to request a PDF copy of the application form, email IBEX@iie.org.
§ Questions may be directed to: IBEX@iie.org
§ For more information please visit www.iie.org/IBEX