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Barcelona Congress

Contribute to IUCN’s policy and programme – submit a motion!

The electronic Motions Management System is now open and all members in good standing are invited to submit draft motions for consideration at the IUCN Members’ Assembly at the World Conservation Congress. Detailed information on how to submit motions is available here.  …   | Spanish

28 Apr 2008 | News story

Diploma awarded to IUCN SEE by the INP of Serbia

IUCN-SEE Received a „Diploma for Nature Conservation”

The close cooperation between IUCN -SEE and Institute for Nature Conservation of Serbia awarded during the 60th anniversary of the Institute celebration. …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

Park Güell - Banc ondulat

Barcelona Carbon Offset Fund

In an effort to make the Barcelona Congress a carbon neutral event, IUCN is making a call to all IUCN members and partners to propose one or more projects from which certified carbon offsets can be purchased after the event. …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

Joerg Lohmann, Director IUCN SEE and Bojan Kostres, President of the Assembly of Vojvodina. The Declaration CD2010 signing ceremony held on 18/05/2008

Vojvodina officially supports Countdown 2010

The Assembly of Vojvodina is the first authority joining Countdown 2010 on the provincial level in Serbia. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Interior, Lynn Scarlett and the Deputy Director of IUCN member
US National Park Service, Lindi L. Harvey, welcomed Ignace Schops, the European winner of the Goldman 2008 Environmental Prize. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

Ramaz Gokhelashvili (centre) at the award ceremony, with Steven B. Daley Laursen, Dean of the College of Natural Resources, and Ara Andrea, Chairperson of the Alumni Trustees Board

Director of the IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus receives CNR Alumni Achievement Award

Ramaz Gokhelashvili, Director of the IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus, was selected to receive the CNR Alumni Achievement Award for 2008 of the College of Natural Resources of the University of Idaho, for his career record since graduating from CNR in 2000. …  

16 Apr 2008 | News story

Reuters-IUCN Media Awards

Call for Entries to Reuters-IUCN Environmental Media Awards

Reuters Foundation and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) launch 2008 Media Awards for Excellence in Environmental Reporting. …   | French | Spanish

15 Apr 2008 | International news release

White Storks in Tabatskuri, Georgia

Wings over Wetlands – IUCN supports migratory waterbird conservation in the Caucasus

The IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus (POSC) has joined a broad partnership of organizations and governments - lead by Wetlands International and Birdlife International and supported by UNEP-GEF - to develop and implement a training and awareness raising programme on migratory waterbird conservation along the African-Eurasian Flyway. …  

12 Apr 2008 | News story

Squacco Heron, Danube Delta, Romania

Systems that save biodiversity

Regulations cannot guarantee conservation of biodiversity, reveals the EU-funded research project GEM-CON-BIO. The most successful governance patterns for biodiversity conservation are based on a mix of financial incentives, regulations and voluntary engagement, according to thirty case studies analysed in the project. …  

07 Apr 2008 | International news release

Armenia

IUCN and WWF Caucasus support the update of the Red Data Book of Armenia

IUCN has provided extensive training materials on its Red List categories to support the update of the Red Data Book of Armenia. …  

31 Mar 2008 | News story