IUCN plants 10,000 mangrove saplings to mark National Tree Plantation Day

KARACHI August 18: It was all fanfare and activity on a mudflat island beyond Rehri village in the Korangi creek as IUCN staff, local community members and students of schools in Ibrahim Hyderi and Rehri village got down to the task of planting 6000 mangrove saplings. …  

18 Aug 2009 | International news release

Lecture being delivered by Saadullah Ayaz

IUCN joins NWFP Forest Department and Town Committee in Joint Tree Plantation Campaign for Nawanshehr, Abbottabad

Background

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is implementing a project on “Building Coalitions for Change to Implement Pro-Poor Environmental Fiscal Reforms (EFR) in Pakistan”, in the Abbottabad district. …  

14 Aug 2009 | News story

Consultative workshop for Integrated District Development Vision of District Mastung organized by IUCN Balochistan

QUETTA July 27: A meeting in connection with the Integrated District Development Vision (IDDV)  consultation process for political awareness was held in Quetta by theIUCN Quetta Office. Government officials from agriculture, EDO planning and finance, EDO health,  EDO Education, Director Education, ucation, EDO Community Development, EDO Revenue, Union Council Nazim Mastung, EDO Livestock, media representatives from Mastung, members of civil society, Naseebullah Khan District Coordinator Pishin/Mastung/Quetta from  IUCN, Abdul Latif Rao resource person from IUCN Balochistan were present in the meeting. It was chaired by District  Coordination Officer Mastung  Asfandyar Khan chaired the meeting. …  

27 Jul 2009 | International news release

Manager IUCN Balochistan giving the opening address.

“Air pollution in Quetta has increased to a dangerous level; time to act is now or never ” Secretary Environment, Balochistan

QUETTA, July 21: (IUCN) –The Clean air Quality Initiative of Quetta city held a meeting at the IUCN Quetta Office to discuss the threat posed by urban air pollution. The meeting was chaired by the Secretary Environment Munir Ahmed Badini, who urged for awareness raising measures for the residents of Quetta. …  

21 Jul 2009 | International news release

Teams planting the Rhizofora Muronata propagates

Guinness World Record certifies Pakistan now holds the record for most trees planted in a 24 hr. period.

Its official! Guinness World Record certifies Pakistan now holds the record for most trees planted in a 24 hr. period.   The previous record was held by India which had planted 447,874 saplings in the same period. Pakistan surpassed the tally by planting 5,41,176 propagates of mangroves in the mudflats off Khedewari. …  

15 Jul 2009 | International news release

Roundtable on Water and Sanitation at Abbottabad.

Roundtable on Water and Sanitation urges catchment protection

Experts stress upon the need for awareness raising, better coordination and governance for WATSAN in Abbottabad

Abbottabad, 24 June 2009: – A roundtable of Water and Sanitation experts was held today at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Abbottabad. This roundtable was organized under the auspices of Environmental Fiscal Reforms (EFR) Project of IUCN Pakistan, COMSATS and District Government, Abbottabad. The EFR Project is being implemented jointly by the District Government, Abbottabad and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN),  with the assistance of Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC). …  

24 Jun 2009 | International news release

Pakistan National Committee

IUCN Pakistan National Committee members meet through video conference for first time

In an effort to reduce travel related carbon footprint, the Pakistan National Committee (PNC) met through video conference on May 18, 2009. 

11 Jun 2009 | Event

Javed Jabbar- Global Vice President IUCN, addressing the media and stakeholders on celebration of World Environment Day 2009.

"The dangers of human impact on Climate Change must be realized” Javed Jabbar- Global Vice President IUCN

Karachi June 5 (IUCN) : A media briefing was held at the Country Office of IUCN- International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources on the occasion of World Environment Day. …  

08 Jun 2009 | International news release

Celebration of World Environment Day 2009 in Quetta, Pakistan.

World Environment Day celebrations in Balochistan

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June in more than 100 countries of the World. Pakistan is not an exception. Therefore IUCN Balochistan Programme also celebrated the WED, 09 with complete zeal in all six districts, namely Quetta, Pishin, Mastung. Qila Saifullah, Lasbela and Gwadar. …  

05 Jun 2009 | News story

Resource person briefing about the workshop.

Impacts of Climate Change should be communicated now: workshop facilitators

Media Workshop on ‘Communicating Climate Change’ concludes in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD MAY 14: The three day media workshop on ‘Communicating Climate Change’ concluded in Islamabad. The workshop was a collaborative venture of IUCN Pakistan, Oxfam GB, Stockholm Environment Institute and Artists Project Earth. …  

15 May 2009 | International news release