Collaboration of IUCN and Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Limited is greening the shores of Port Qasim

Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Limited in collaboration with IUCN Pakistan organised a half-day event at the PIBT site at Port Qasim to highlight the benefits of mangroves for the coastal communities and PIBT’s contribution towards greening and protecting the coasts in the vicinity of Port Qasim. …  

21 Feb 2013 | International news release

World Wetlands Day celebrated at Keenjhar Lake, the largest fresh water source for the cities of Karachi and Thatta

IUCN Pakistan in collaboration with the Mangroves for the Future Programme, Sindh Coastal Community Project of the Sindh Coastal Development Authority, and Sindh Fisheries Department, celebrated the World Wetland Day at the Keenjhar Lake, Thatta, to highlight the importance of the Keenjhar freshwater ecosystem on February 02, 2013. …  

02 Feb 2013 | International news release

Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative IUCN Pakistan

IUCN Pakistan appoints Mahmood Akhtar Cheema as Country Representative

IUCN Pakistan has appointed Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema as Country Representative. Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema brings with him over 20 years of experience in natural resource management and more than 15 years of experience with IUCN. …  

23 Jan 2013 | International news release

Renewable Energy Cheaper in the Long Run, says Carl Pope – a world renowned expert on Renewable Energy

IUCN Pakistan organised a briefing on the Renewable Energy today at a local hotel in Karachi. The briefing was given by Mr. Carl Pope, who is a world renowend expert on renewable energy. Mr. Carl is former Executive Director of the Sierra Club and has regularly contributed for the Huffington Post. The event was attended by a large number of participants from the development as well as business sector. …  

18 Jan 2013 | International news release

Mutual trust and political will, crucial in resolving Pakistan’s water woes - say experts at the Provincial Consultative Workshop for Sindh organised under ‘Pakistan Water Programme’.

IUCN Pakistan organised a provincial consultative Workshop for Sindh on ‘Pakistan Water Programme’ in Karachi on December 31, 2012 in collaboration with Oxfam-Novib. The objective of the consultative workshop was to discuss priority issues that Sindh is facing with respect to water resources and to devise a collaborative Water Programme to address them. …  

01 Jan 2013 | News story

MFF RSC 9 Field Trip Sindh

Thatta, Sindh, November 21st:  Day four brought forward a unique learning and recreational opportunity for over 50 participants at the RSC 9. A daylong fieldtrip was planned where the visitors could enjoy the ancient carvings at the Makli necropolis, have lunch at the Keenjhar lake and spend some quiet, reflective moments at a 16TH century Mughal era monument - the Shahjehan Mosque.  After three days of the riveting discussions in the environs of a local hotel, the participants seemed happy to explore the unique heritage and ecology of the country. …  

21 Nov 2012 | News story

MFF RSC pushing forward - 'Resilience, Climate Change and the Private Sector in Sustainable Coastal Management'

DAY 3 – Top coastal experts from Asia representing the private sector and multinational companies met in Karachi to discuss the ever-increasing roles and responsibilities of the private sector and businesses towards protecting coastal areas and maintaining their ecological integrity. …  

20 Nov 2012 | News story

Workshop Participants

Workshop on Education for Sustainable Development

A daylong workshop on Education for Sustainable Development was organized by IUCN under its Balochistan Programme for Sustainable Development at the Elementary Girl’s College, Quetta on 21st November 2012. …  

20 Nov 2012 | News story

The Mekong river at the border tripoint of Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos

Hydro-diplomacy: Bridging the gap between science, policy and action

How we use and share water is a complex issue. It involves diverse groups of people such as farmers and fishermen, energy suppliers and developers, all who are competing for a limited and precious resource. Water use issues typically cross natural, social and political boundaries and can be local, national, regional and global in nature. …  

01 Nov 2012 | News story

Training Participants

3-Day Training Workshop on PC-1 Formulation and Project Proposal Development at Quetta

A three-day training workshop on PC-1 formulation and project proposal development was organised by IUCN at a local hotel in Quetta. The training was attended by twenty-five participants which included: government officials from the Line Departments and representative of the Civil Society Organizations. …  

10 Oct 2012 | International news release