Welcome to the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

IUCN CEC is a network driving change for sustainability. More than 1,000 members volunteer their professional expertise in learning, knowledge management and strategic communication to achieve IUCN goals.

To join IUCN CEC, write to cec@iucn.org.
CEC works closely with the Capacity Development Unit within the Programme and Policy Group. 




Success Stories of Conservation Action Featured in ARKive Earth Day Event

Despite the many problems posed to the world’s species by habitat loss, human activities and climate change, there are many ‘success stories’ which highlight the positive impacts of conservation action. ARKive focused on the positive in its celebration of Earth Day in April 2010. ARKive is a project of Wildscreen, headed by Harriet Nimmo, CEC Steering Committee member. …  

04 May 2010 | News story


Welcome to Wildscreen 2010

The Wildscreen Festival, the world's largest and most prestigious wildlife & environmental film festival, will be held October 2010 in Bristol, UK. Wildscreen is about 'Promoting conservation through wildlife imagery'. Harriet Nimmo, CEC Steering Committee member, is Chief Executive of Wildscreen. …  

04 May 2010 | News story

Quienes somos la CEC America del Sur?

Recientemente, enviamos un cuestionario a los miembros de CEC de América del Sur. El objetivo fue conocer mejor las experiencias y levantar la diversidad de perfiles con los cuales contamos en nuestro grupo. De hecho, 38 miembros contestaron y los resultados fueron resumidos a seguir. A report on a membership survey from Suzana Padua of Brazil, CEC Regional  Vice-Chair. …  

04 May 2010 | News story

Students at the UN-mandated University for Peace

UPEACE Course: Educating for the 21st Century

The UPEACE Centre for Executive Education cordially invites you to be part of the upcoming course, Educating for the 21st Century. The course runs June 20-27 in San Jose, Costa Rica. From CEC member Mohit Mukerjee. …  

04 May 2010 | News story

Foros Ambientales en el Marco de la Decada de la EDS

Foros Ambientales "Diversidad Natural y Cultural"

Desde el RCE Bogotá, inaugurado el pasado 12 de febrero, hemos venido organizando para este año, 6 Foros Ambientales abiertos a la participación de estudiantes, docentes, investigadores y ciudadanía en general, sobre temas relativos a la “Diversidad Natural y Cultural”. El RCE Bogotá está dirigido por Olga María Bermúdez Guerrero miembro de la CEC de la UICN.

04 May 2010 | News story

Konai Helu Thaman, IUCN CEC Regional Vice-Chair

Pacific Symposium on Teaching and Learning about Biodiversity

Konai Helu Thaman, CEC Steering Committee member, reports on a symposium to launch the International Year of Biodiversity before an audiance of postgraduate students in the Pacific region. …  

03 May 2010 | News story

Educación ambiental y manejo de ecosistemas en México

Educación ambiental y manejo de ecosistemas en México

A book abuot environmental education experiences in protected areas in Mexico is now available electronically. Its authors are CEC members Edgar González Gaudiano and Alicia Castillo.   

03 May 2010 | News story

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya with Dr. Esmond Bradley Martin, author of "From the Jungle to Kathmandu".

From Nepal: CITES Report, Wildlife Times and a New Book

From CEC Nepal National Activator Mangal Man Shakya comes the latest issue of his publication "Wildlife Times" and a report on the March meeting on CITES, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Mangal's NGO launched a new book on the horn and tusk trade at the event in Doha, Qatar.

03 May 2010 | News story

Bradley Smith, CEC Member

About IUCN's Private Sector Engagement

The IUCN Secretariat has established a procedure to address any concerns about IUCN's private sector engagement. Brad Smith, CEC Special Advisor for Private Sector Partnerships, shares a link to more information. En français ci-dessous – En español más abajo …  

03 May 2010 | News story

Grace Mwaura, IUCN Councillor

CEC Member Grace Mwaura Appointed as Member of IUCN Council

Following Council’s decision last November to strengthen the voice of the youth in the Council to ensure that the concerns of the next generation are adequately addressed, Council approved the appointment of Ms. Grace Mwaura from Kenya until the end of Council’s term in 2012. …  

03 May 2010 | News story

Juliane Zeidler, CEC Chair
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  • IUCN CEC E-News
Join our Biodiversity Communication Campaign
  • Biodiversity communication campaign launched in Jeju
Funny Talking Animals
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  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012
  • Draft IUCN Programme
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Bringing Science to Life: CEPA Side Event Reports
  • COP10 to the Convention on Biological Diversity, October 2010, Nagoya, Japan
  • Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA): A Toolkit for National Focal Points and NBSAP Coordinators
IUCN Science and Knowledge Management