CSVPA and its members are involved in a number of activities such as workshops, lectures, trainings and conferences. Here you find an overview of what we have been and are up to. Let us know if there are specific events that should be on this page.

Call for proposals US/ ICOMOS on Culture-Nature Journey

The US/ ICOMOS have a call for papers for their upcoming symposium on ‘Forward Together: A Culture-Nature Journey, Towards More Effective Conservation in a Changing.. Read More →

Culture, Spirituality and Conservation Photo Exhibition – Call for contributions

The Culture, Spirituality and Conservation Photo Exhibition presented by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy.. Read More →

Session on Governance of Sacred Landscapes

This is an event that people interested in CSVPA might find of interest: IUCN CEESP (Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy) and The Communities.. Read More →

Progress from second workshop on cultural and spiritual significance of nature in Vilm, Germany

From June 11 to 16 of this year the International Nature Conservation Academy of the German Federal Ministry for Nature Conservation (BfN) again hosted a.. Read More →

9th ESP World Conference on Ecosystem Services: call for abstracts

The 9th World Conference of the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) will be held in Shenzhen, China 11-15 December 2017... Read More →

4th workshop of Delos Initiative, Malta 24-26 April

Almost seven years after the third workshop of The Delos Initiative, held in Inari, Northern Finland, the forth workshop took place in Malta from 24-26.. Read More →

Call for sessions Ecosystem Services Partnership World Conference

CSVPA would like to draw your attention to the upcoming 9th World Conference of the Ecosystem Services Partnership in Shenzhen, China (11-15 December 2017) with.. Read More →

IUCN-ICCROM World Heritage course with culture focus

People interested in CSVPA (assuming you are, reading this blog), may be interested in the IUCN-ICCROM World Heritage course which will focus on “Addressing Nature-Culture.. Read More →

CFP Mountains & Sacred Landscapes

The International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture (ISSRNC), the India China Institute (ICI) at The New School, the American University’s Center.. Read More →

Cultural & Spiritual Significance of Nature Recognised at WCC

A motion on ‘Recognising cultural and spiritual significance of nature in protected and conserved areas’ (motion 34) was adopted at the IUCN World Conservation Congres.. Read More →

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale

The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale is suggested to be the largest Art Festival in the world. Originally initiated in 2000, the festival recently (in 2015) finished.. Read More →

Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature Key to Protected Area Governance and Management

Cultural and spiritual bonds with nature are among the strongest personal drives and motivators for nature conservation yet they are not often taken into account.. Read More →