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WCC 2020 Res 051 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
Asociación SOTZ`IL ( SOTZ`IL ) / Guatemala
Alianza de Derecho Ambiental y Agua ( ADA2 ) / Guatemala
Asociación Ak'Tenamit ( AAT ) / Guatemala
Reforestamos México A.C. ( RM ) / Mexico
Instituto para el Desarrollo Sustentable en Mesoamerica ( IDESMAC ) / Mexico
Fondo para la Comunicación y la Educación Ambiental A.C. ( FCEA ) / Mexico
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy 2021-2025 (CEESP)
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2021-2025 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Education/Communication/Raising awareness
Policy influencing/advocacy
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
Participation of IUCN ORMACC and CEESP representatives at the launching of the report Conservation NGOs at risk: The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and shrinking environmental civic spaces, by the University of Geneva, stressing the shrinking civic spaces, deteriorating conditions and attacks faced by conservation NGOs across the world. Based on a global survey and
wider consultations with the NGO membership of the IUCN.

Other relevant events, organized by IUCN Members, within the context of the First meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Escazú Agreement, held in Santiago, Chile (April 2022) are: Reading the Escazu agreement from a Gender Perspective: Challenges and Opportunities (virtual)–19/04/2022, organized by FARN (IUCN Member in Argentina) and ECO Maxei , co-convene by Defensoras, Pachamama Alliance and Cuencas Sagradas Amazónicas with the support of the National Committee of The Netherlands and Participación pública como elemento de éxito para mejorar el acceso a la información de los recursos naturales – (virtual) 19/04/2022, organized by REFORESTAMOS MÉXICO (IUCN Member in Mexico).

What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
Continue search for funding
Working with private secotr
Involvement of new governments to ratify the agreement
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
ORMACC has submitted a proposal for the Swedish Cooperation of rights based approach and work with environmental defenders. SIDA has approved the proposal and ORMACC could use some resources to support the agenda of the resolution in Central and South America. Approx. 1 million dollars with SIDA funding has been ensured up to 2023, which includes actions to promote environmental defenders and implementation of RBA for IP´s and local communities.

Are these actions planned for yet: 
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
On-going: implementation consisting of repetitive, recurrent action (attending meetings, reporting, etc.)
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