IUCN holds a three day International Training Course on addressing climate through better air quality management

Quetta October 29: A three day international training course on “Addressing Climate Change Through Better Air Quality Management” was held on October 26, 27, 28, 2009 at Quetta Serena Hotel. The training was organized by IUCN Pakistan under its ongoing Balochistan Partnerships for Sustainable Development Programme. It was inaugurated by Munir Ahmed Badini, Secretary Environment Government of Balochistan. …  

29 Oct 2009 | International news release

Participants at the first Integrated District Development Vision consultative workshop for Quetta District.

First Integrated District Development Vision consultative workshop for Quetta District held

QUETTA, October 22: The first meeting for Quetta District Government on IDDV (Integrated District Development Vision) consultation process was organized by IUCN-Balochistan programme office. It was attended by Government officials, media representatives, members of civil society, Zabardast Khan Bangash, Manager IUCN Balochistan, Naseebullah Khan District Coordinator Pishin/Mastung/Quetta from  IUCN, and  Abdul Latif Rao resource person from IUCN Balochistan. …  

22 Oct 2009 | International news release

Sultan Ahmed Chawla, President FPCCI &  Shah Murad Aliani, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan signing the MoU between FPCCI and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)  at the Federation House, Karachi .

IUCN Pakistan and FPCCI sign an MoU

Unique partnership between representative bodies of the Industrial and environmental sector

KARACHI. October 21: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, (IUCN) Pakistan, and Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FPCCI) signed Memorandum of Understanding today at the Federation House. …  

21 Oct 2009 | International news release

Awareness training for women in a human-Leopard conflict area of Northern Pakistan

Education for Conservation: Establishing leopard-friendly communities.

A leopard conservation project in Northern Pakistan has advanced human-feline relations in the area through the provision of educational training schemes. …  

20 Oct 2009 | News story

Wake up call to tackle the most important challenge of the century, Experts advise to view impacts of Climate Change in a regional context

UTHAL October 14: Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water & Marine Sciences and International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN-Pakistan) organized a one day Seminar at the University on the topic of “Climate Change and Vulnerable Ecosystems of Pakistan.’ This seminar was timed to keep pace with the climate change debate gaining momentum in view of the negotiations that are to take place in Copenhagen in December. …  

14 Oct 2009 | International news release

Signing of MoU between IUCNP, FATA Secretariat and MoE

IUCN signs A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Fata Secretariat

ISLAMABAD September 29: An MoU was signed between IUCN Pakistan and the  Federal Ministry of Environment for the establishment of ‘Environment Cell’ in Fata Secretariat, Peshawar. IUCN’s Regional Director Asia, Aban Marker Kabraji, and Country Representative Pakistan, Shah Murad Aliani, and Secretary Ministry of Environment Kamran Lashari, and Secretary Planning & Development Fata Secretariat, Peshawar Dr. Jamal Nasir signed the agreement. …  

29 Sep 2009 | News story

Climate change is the most fundamental challenge ever to confront humanity

IUCN and Ministry of Environment prepare for Copenhagen

ISLAMABAD, September 16 2009: All eyes are now on Copenhagen, venue for the vital Climate Change negotiatons to be held in December. Cognizant of the fact that Climate Change poses an imminent threat, the Government of Pakistan is also endeavouring to address it through policy changes and national initiatives and IUCN, with finanial assistance of Department for International . Development, UK is assisting in these efforts. …  

16 Sep 2009 | International news release

Himalaya Mountains

New Tools for Mountain Ecosystems Management

Innovative tools and experiences for mountain ecosystems management were highlighted at final workshop of the Hindu Kush Karakoram Himalaya (HKKH) Partnership in Katmandu, Nepal. …  

07 Sep 2009 | Event


Help for Pakistan’s poorest

Balochistan is the largest of Pakistan’s four provinces. With its harsh climate and landscape, it is the poorest and least populated. Watershed degradation has created an extremely fragile environment. Here, people’s livelihoods depend mainly on agriculture and livestock, both extremely susceptible to the frequent droughts and flash floods that plague the area. …  

31 Aug 2009 | News story

Two Day dialogue on National Wetlands Policy concludes

Experts highlight need for continuity in wetlands management   BHURBAN August 20:  A two day National Wetlands policy dialogue concluded in Bhurban today, with the Inspector General of Forests, Dr. Iqbal Sial calling for the establishment of a Wetlands Management Endowment Fund to fill the vaccum after the winding of the Pakistan Wetlands programme. …  

20 Aug 2009 | International news release