How to strengthen social inclusion through artistic practice in Chad?
The arts have proven to be a powerful tool to support reconciliation rehabilitation and reintegration Many reports highlight the transformative power of art when working with populations with populations whose rights are denigrated Artistic activities are a powerful vector of social integration connecting people across their differences They can help people to look forward to a new life and a better future
Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad (BIOPALT)
The inhabitants of the Lake Chad basin face many challenges Years of drought with 95 of the lakes surface area reduced and unsustainable management have led to significant imbalances in ecosystems which were not compensated by the recent increase of the lakes area since the 2000s The main sources of livelihoods in the basin agriculture livestock farming and fisheries depend on healthy environments The degraded ecosystems added to political and security unrest compromise these resources
Launch event of the Recovery Plan for Cultural Industries and the Arts in Peru – We do it together
The huge power in every woman and every little girl to transform ocean science and conservation
Kerstin Forsberg the founder and Director of Planeta Océano discusses the importance of marine conservation illustrating our dependence on the ocean and how we can contribute to its sustainability She started this nonprofit organisation focused on empowering communities in marine conservation as she completed her undergraduate studies in biology In 2018 she featured in TIMEs Next Generation of Leaders for her work in protecting giant manta rays in Peru and was among Fortune Worlds 50 Greatest Leaders 2019 Kerstin Forsberg won the Rolex Award for Enterprise in 2016 and other several international and local awards More so she is an Ashoka fellow and recognised as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader