Fida Haddad - COP12

Combating Desertification : COP12

IUCN experts supported decision makers from 195 countries as they discussed solutions to the issues of desertification, land degradation and drought which affect societies world wide. …  

23 Oct 2015 | Article

Equator Prize 2015

IUCN ROWA member recognised as a finalist for the Equator Prize 2015

The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon and IUCN ROWA member chosen as a finalist for the Equator Prize 2015. …  

20 Oct 2015 | Article

Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Halting land degradation, holistically

For the next 10 days IUCN experts will be supporting decision makers from 195 countries as they discuss solutions to the issues of desertification, land degradation and drought which are plaguing many areas of the world. …  

14 Oct 2015 | News story

EoE 2015

The Arab Civil Society: An Eye on Earth

At the Eye on Earth Summit 2015, A session organized by CEDARE and moderated by IUCN ROWA introduced some of the success stories that were achieved throughout the region. …  

08 Oct 2015 | Article

MEET meeting with ITOs

MEET shares its Brand Values amongst the ITOs

 The MEET project sets a brand in global markets. Different Inbound Tour Operators (ITOs) from different nationalities (Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Tunisia, Malta, Jordan and Lebanon) participated in an ITO training in Rome from 9th -10th September. …  

30 Sep 2015 | Article

Wadi rum MEET project meeting

The second “MEET Ecotourism product and cluster consolidation” workshop in Jordan

Local tour operators, Protected areas managers and local guides from Lebanon (Tambourine and Ehden Nature Reserve) and Jordan ( Wadi Rum Protected Area, Al Mujib reserve, Ajloun Forest reserve,Azraq reserve and Dana Nature reserve) participate in a workshop held in Aqaba and Wadi Rum in September. …  

29 Sep 2015 | Article

Hatching seatturtles, Lebanon

Aiding in the recovery of green turtle populations along the Tyrian Coast, Lebanon

Amazing things are happening with the green turtle population that nests in Tyre Coast Nature Reserve (TCNR). For the second nesting season in a row, the numbers reported give us real hope for the recovery of this iconic endangered species. …  

29 Sep 2015 | Article

Mapping community forest resources with villagers in Hue province

The power of persuasion - celebrating the new sustainable development agenda

As the conservation community celebrates the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the real work begins, says Inger Andersen, Director General of IUCN. …  

26 Sep 2015 | Article

Global Goals

Sustainable Development Goals recognise role of business

The United Nations' new development agenda presents a historic opportunity for the private sector to actively participate in addressing the world’s global challenges, and building a more inclusive and sustainable society.    

24 Sep 2015 | Article

HE Mohammed Al Bowardi receiving the award from Dr Simon Stuart

HE Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi receives Sir Peter Scott Conservation Award

HE Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Managing Director of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), was awarded the 2015 Sir Peter Scott Award for Conservation Merit at the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Leaders’ Meeting in Abu Dhabi yesterday.  

16 Sep 2015 | News story