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New video available about IUCN in English, French and Spanish

A new IUCN video is now available on YouTube. …  

10 May 2012 | News story
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IUCN Panel to provide recommendations to help restore the Niger Delta

IUCN has recently established an Independent Advisory Panel that will provide scientific recommendations to the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC), to help restore the biodiversity of its oil spill sites in the Niger Delta. …  

10 May 2012 | News story
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Candidates for IUCN Council 2013-2016 including CEESP

Information about the candidates for the 49 positions of IUCN President, Treasurer, Chairs of IUCN Commissions and Regional Councillors to be elected during the 2012 World Conservation Congress in September 2012 can be found on the IUCN Congress website.   …  

10 May 2012 | News story
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Comments from the Chair (Issue 10 - May 2012)

In a few weeks, over 120 heads of State and 50,000+ people will be gathering in Rio de Janeiro for Rio+20, the 20 th anniversary of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCED), also known as the Earth Summit. A document entitled ‘The Future We Want' is to become the main political output of Rio+20 and negotiations have been ongoing. …  

10 May 2012 | News story
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CEESP Annual Report 2011

The CEESP Annual Report for 2011 was tabled at the 78th IUCN Council Meeting in February 2012. A full copy of the Report can be located HERE. The Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) has over 1000 members spread across all regions of the world. …  

10 May 2012 | News story
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CEESP Chair Aroha Mead will be a keynote speaker at the International Indigenous Development Research Conference

CEESP Chair Aroha Mead will be a keynote speaker at the International Indigenous Development Research Conference in Auckland, NZ, 27-30 June 2012. …  

09 May 2012 | News story
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Innovation for 21st Century Conservation: Science informing Policy in Australia

The Australian Committee of IUCN with partners organized a workshop in March 2012 to discuss several topics related to Innovation in Conservation. …  

09 May 2012 | News story
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CEESP Youth Leadership Team (YLT) member Shalini Dhyani (India) attends Planet Under Pressure 2012

CEESP Youth Leadership Team (YLT) member Shalini Dhyani from India attended Planet Under Pressure 2012 in Excel, London United Kingdom from 25 th -29 th March, 2012. Shalini presented her work on “ Utility of fodder banks for reducing impacts anthropogenic pressure and climatic changes from forests of Western Himalaya” under the Session Sustainable Society dedicated to the theme Options and opportunities. …  

09 May 2012 | News story
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A Review of the Impact of IUCN Resolutions on International Conservation Efforts

IUCN has just released a new publication “A Review of the Impact of IUCN Resolutions on International Conservation Efforts”. The main intention of this document is to give to the general public an overview of the importance of the IUCN World Conservation Congresses and General Assemblies, highlighting some of the major impacts and influences that Congress Resolutions have had on conservation. …  

09 May 2012 | News story
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Kanyinke Sena, African Representative to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues with his Kenyan State counterpart at the PoWPA

Report on TILCEPA PoWPA Training Program

Drs Margaret Jacobsohn (Namibia) and Nigel Crawhall (South Africa) of the WCPA-CEESP inter-Commission Theme on Indigenous Peoples, Local Communities, Equity and Protected Areas (TILCEPA) ran a half-day session on governance of Protected Areas at the CBD capacity building workshop on the Programme of Work for Protected Areas for Central, East and Southern Africa, 30 January – 3 February 2012. The workshop was held outside of Cape Town, South Africa. …  

09 May 2012 | News story
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