The FSC-IF is an Indigenous-led global organization, governed by a Council with Indigenous representatives from around the world who is responsible to provide the strategic guidance of the Foundation and ensure that it operates in line with its mission, values, and principles.
FSC Indigenous Foundation Council
Forest Stewardship Council Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee
The Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee (PIPC) is a global advisory committee of Indigenous representatives from all regions of the planet to advise the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International Board on the FSC certification system, safeguard Indigenous Peoples’ rights, enhance forest management, and support Indigenous Peoples in building FSC certified forest stewardship, increasing their market share and value.
FSC Indigenous Foundation Staff
Donors and supporters
In August 2020, FSC-IF signed the agreement to launch its first major undertaking: a Global Development Alliance (GDA) with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC Global Development GmbH).
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Are you interested in joining our international team to promote Indigenous-based solutions worldwide? See our current vacancies.
Objective: support the design and implementation of a social learning strategy and contribute to the development of capacities of the IPARD team on social learning
Type of consultancy: individual consultant
Duration: 6 months
Deadline: February 16, 2023
Objective: Support the implementation of the Indigenous Women Economic Empowerment Plan (PEMIP 2025) by improving the existing Panamanian Indigenous women’s business savviness in the tourism value chain under a cultural and gender lens.
Type of consultancy: consultancy firm
Duration: 10 months
Deadline: February 20, 2023