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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

NAAEE Annual Conference 2010

North American Conference on Environmental Education

The NAAEE photo contest on the theme "Paint Me a Picture" is accepting submissions until June 10.  Also, registration opens June 1 for the NAAEE Annual Conference starting September 29 in Buffalo-Niagra, New York. CEC member Brian Day is Executive Director of NAAEE, a professional association for environmental education.

03 May 2010 | News story

Climate Change

20 Questions for the US Press to Ask about Climate Change

A blog post on ClimateEthics.org identifies 20 questions that the US press has failed to ask opponents of proposed US climate change policies. "Can CEC members rephrase this text in simple language?" asks Frits Hesselink, CEC Special Advisor.

02 May 2010 | News story
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Nancy Colleton, IUCN CEC Acting Chair
  • Nancy Colleton, IUCN CEC Acting Chair

    Nancy Colleton, IUCN CEC Acting Chair

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