News for Members

The nature of drylands: Diverse ecosystems, diverse solutions

The nature of drylands: Diverse ecosystems, diverse solutions

This magazine features over 30 articles on drylands from IUCN Members and Commission experts around the world. It illustrates the diversity of the drylands and dryland issues and provides an insight into the far-reaching work of IUCN’s membership in dryland areas of the world. …  

26 Sep 2008 | Downloads - publication

Cascada Azul, Chipas, México.

México se une a UICN como Estado miembro

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, directora general de UICN, y Grethel Aguilar, directora Regional de UICN Mesoamérica, anunciaron la incorporación del Gobierno de México como Estado Miembro de la UICN. …  

18 Sep 2008 | International news release

Barcelona Congress

Learning opportunity - designing market-viable ecotourism products

IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands (IUCN NL) and IUCN Business and Biodiversity Programme invite you to participate in the Learning Opportunity on Designing market viable ecotourism products (1011). …  

17 Sep 2008 | News story

Open seas near the Seychelles

“10 Principles” for improving governance of the high seas – have your say!

The Forum of the World Conservation Congress will host what promises to be an exciting and challenging debate on how to overcome barriers to effective governance of half the surface of our planet: the high seas. …  

15 Sep 2008 | News story

School children looking for the prize winning drawing at a competition

Apply for a place on one of 50 skills-building workshops!

1’500 participants in the World Conservation Congress will build their skills for conservation action by participating in one of 50 (4-8 hours) practical and experiential workshops. Many have already secured their place during the first round of applications. Spaces are still available. Apply now if you wish to join!  …  

22 Aug 2008 | News story

Congress footprint

Wanna be a responsible Congress participant? Read "My guide to a sustainable Congress"

My guide to a sustainable Congress has been put together to help delegates make environmentally-smart decisions at different stages of their trip to and stay in Barcelona. It is part of the IUCN’s effort to practice what it preaches at this year’s event on sustainability and conservation. The guide will hopefully get you thinking about how you can combine your own plans and interests with more sustainable forms of travel. The Spanish and French version of the guide will be available shortly. …  

12 Aug 2008 | News story

Windturbine

IUCN Private Sector Relations 2009 - 2012

The present document brings together all the private sector related activities proposed by the different component programmes for the 2009 - 2012 quadrennial.   …  

08 Aug 2008 | Downloads - document

Barcelona Congress

Observers allowed to attend contact groups at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

IUCN is pleased to announce that the Congress Preparatory Committee decided to allow observers to attend meetings of contact groups during the Members' Assembly of the IUCN World Conservation Congress. The Congress will take place from 5 to 14 October, 2008, in Barcelona, Spain. …  

30 Jul 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Apply now for the Business Night School

Three-hour long Learning Opportunities will equip non-business delegates to the IUCN World Conservation Congress with knowledge and skills to work with business on contributing to ecosystem management solutions. Each evening (6-8 October), four sessions will run in parallel on (1) business basics, (2) partnerships, (3) communication and (4) tools, using case examples from a wide variety of sectors including energy, agri-business, advertising and communication technology. …   | Spanish

08 Jul 2008 | News story

Kenton Miller Award Logo

8 days left to nominate innovative protected area practitioners for 5’000 USD Kenton Miller Award

The Kenton Miller Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated innovative ways to sustain our national parks and protected areas. A 5’000 USD Stipend and Certificate will be awarded to the best candidate during the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, October 2008. …  

07 Jul 2008 | International news release