At the IUCN World Conservation Congress, taking place in Marseille, France, from 11-19 June 2020, IUCN Members will elect a new Council for 2020-24. IUCN is pleased to announce the nominated candidates for the positions of President, Treasurer, Chairs of Commissions and Regional Councillors.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) expresses its shock and profound sadness following the recent deaths of at least two environmental defenders in Mexico and four indigenous people in Nicaragua. IUCN is deeply concerned that environmental defenders and indigenous communities are increasingly in danger globally, as they exercise their right to protect their homes and natural ecosystems from destruction.
Gland, Switzerland, 29 January 2020 (IUCN) – The degradation of nature can lead to gender-based violence including sexual assault, domestic violence and forced prostitution, according to a new IUCN study published today. Competition over increasingly scarce and degraded resources can exacerbate these forms of violence, the review study finds.
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