The Global Environments Network facilitates connections, exchange and collaborations among event participants and resource people, building durable partnerships that guarantee the sustainability of the Network and impacts at multiple scales.


our events

Since the first Global Environments Summer Academy in 2011, alumni have returned to ensuing summer academies, regional academies and community exchanges, providing highly successful contributions as resource people and co-coordinators, and generating cross-cohort continuity.

The first Mediterranean Community Exchange, held in October 2019 in Morocco, was held under the umbrella of the MAVA-funded M6 Partnership on Mediterranean Cultural Landscapes and the Global Environments Network. The exchange promoted dialogue, exchange and collaboration on the topic of integrated biocultural diversity monitoring across M6 pilot sites and overarching initiatives.

GEN Partnerships involve supporting individuals and organisations whose values and missions are aligned with those of the Network, via informal, often in-kind collaborations. Selected partnerships support existing projects and ideas, contributing to their development and implementation. [Photo: Land Workers’ Alliance]

Ideas borne from intense discussions held at GEN events have led to successful project collaborations. Our members have also seized opportunities to engage in other settings, such as conferences and ad hoc meetings, strengthening bonds while creating spaces for intellectual debate. [Photo: Eglee Zent]


about the project

This project supports efforts to alleviate malaria among Joti, Enepa and Piaroa, and aims to rebuild these communities’ strong capacity to maintain their wellbeing.


research & practice

GEN members who find a common ground while at a GEN event as well as through connections made with other members of the Network work together to publish articles.

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