Reports & Stories
Caux Dialogue on Land and Security
Thursday, 21. March 2019
Sai Kishore Nellore

After serving in the Indian Air force for 13 years, Sai Kishore Nellore decided to work on climate change while studying for a MBA in Aberystwyth, Wales. He realized that the people most affected by climate change are small and marginal farmers, who get limited support from such affirmative actions as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which enables projects in developing countries to earn Certified Emission Reduction units (CERs), which can then be sold, mainly to developed nations.

Thursday, 21. March 2019
Ash Domah, ILLP, CDLS

Growing up with his twin brother in Mauritius, Ash Domah spent most of his time in nature around trees and plants. His passion today is greening the deserts, and he says his visit to Caux in 2018 inspired him to give all his time to this.

Thursday, 21. March 2019
Ash Domah, ILLP, CDLS

ILLP aims to deepen understanding of links between land degradation and human security and to build the trust needed for effective collaboration on the ground and in ‘land-peace partnerships’. As a programme of Initiatives of Change International, it inspires, equips and connects people to address world needs, starting with themselves.

Thursday, 21. March 2019
Alan Channer

Alan Channer was working on a peace project in Baringo County, in the drylands of northern Kenya, when he received an invitation to a conference on ‘Restoring Earth’s Degraded Land’ in Caux, Switzerland in July 2011. The conference was the inspiration of Luc Gnacadja, then Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

Tuesday, 19. February 2019

‘We are not doing enough to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate disruption …this is the challenge on which our generation’s leaders will be judged’. With these words, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres opened the UN Climate Summit in Katowice, Poland in December 2018. Attending the summit as observers and technical experts was the Initiatives for Land, Lives, Peace (ILLP) delegation, Irina Fedorenko, Patrick Worms, Rishabh Khanna and Alan Channer.

Monday, 18. February 2019
Irina Fedorenko, World Economic Forum, Caux Dialogue on Land and Security

The Caux Dialogue on Land and Security’s managing director, Irina Fedorenko, was invited to speak at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) 2019 in Davos, Switzerland. Read her personal account of her experience in Davos!

Monday, 3. December 2018
CDLS, Climate Change

The conference is expected to finalize the rules for implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change under the Paris Agreement work programme (PAWP). It will also include a number of high-level events, mandated events, action events and roundtables. One of those events will be organized by the Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS) team together with the World Agroforesty Centre and hosted by the African Development Bank.

Wednesday, 3. October 2018
Irina Fedorenko, Global Climate Action Summit 2018, CDLS, ILLP

This September, leaders and people from around the world have joined together in San Francisco at the Global Climate Action Summit and in New York City at Climate Week to celebrate achievements, discuss solutions, and ignite action for climate change.

Saturday, 21. July 2018
CDLS 2018, Caux Forum 2018

This report captures the four-day programme of presentations, panel discussions and interactive dialogues at CDLS 2018 – Landscapes of Peace: land restoration for conflict resolution. The event took place from17-21 July at the Caux Palace Conference and Seminar Centre, Switzerland.

Saturday, 21. July 2018
Caux Dialoge on Land and Security, CDLS

Discover the highlights of the Caux Dialogue on Land and Security 2018!