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Grupo de Abanderados y Abanderadas en Cuencas Transfronterizas

Network of Champions Arises in Transboundary Watersheds of Mesoamerica

 The first meeting of transboundary champions, promoted by BRIDGE (Building River Dialogue and Governance), was held on May 29.  …   | Spanish

18 Jun 2012 | News story
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IUCN Director General meets President of the Republic of Korea Lee Myung-Bak at the Blue House, 6 June 2012

Jeju marks 100-day countdown

Shorter are the days that separate us from the IUCN World Conservation Congress. That was the motivation driving the D-100 celebrations held on Saturday 2 June at the International Convention Centre Jeju (ICCJ). …  

04 Jun 2012 | News story

2012 Congress Online Programme

IUCN Congress Programme now live

As the World Conservation Congress draws closer, you can now view what’s on and when. Regularly updated, the Online Programme is a handy companion to organize your schedule in Jeju and make the most out of your experience. …   | French | Spanish

04 Jun 2012 | News story


Front cover photo: Customs and Constitutions

Launch of “Customs and Constitutions”: an IUCN study on the state of recognition of customary law around the world

Across much of the globe, there has been increasing awareness over the past two decades of the significant role of customary law in natural resource governance. Despite this growing awareness, State recognition of customary law is still lacking in many countries, and even where it is recognized there is often conflict between statutory regimes and customary law. …  

24 May 2012 | News story
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Vacancy: Head, IUCN Science and Knowledge Management

Mobilising knowledge from across IUCN constituencies and integrating it into the IUCN Programme is a key part of this position. The closing date is 6 June. …  

16 May 2012 | News story

Proyecto Buena Governanza del Agua y Cambio Climático

Animated video on climate change adaptation

A new animated video 'Adaptación al Cambio Climático: Gente y Ecosistemas', was recently developed by the IUCN Mesoamerica office. …  

30 Apr 2012 | News story

Beech forest surrounding kettle-hole mire in Serrahn, Ancient Beech Forests of Germany

Germany to host IPBES secretariat

The secretariat of IPBES, a global platform on biodiversity and its benefits, will be located in Bonn, Germany. The German offer won the voting which took place during the second plenary session to build IPBES, in Panama City, Panama.  …  

20 Apr 2012 | News story

Mekong at sunset

BRIDGE – Training workshop on water governance

Promoting water governance capacity across boundaries lies at the core of the IUCN BRIDGE -Building River Dialogue and Governance- project. A training workshop on water governance learning took place in Lima, Peru from 13 to 15 April for BRIDGE coordinators from Asia, Central and South America. …  

19 Apr 2012 | News story

Forum web-spaces for the 2012 IUCN Congress

Congress Forum just a few clicks away

Enhance your experience of the Forum and visit the dedicated web-spaces, which have been specifically designed to give easy access to important information surrounding the event. …   | French | Spanish

01 Apr 2012 | News story

Alejandro Iza and Alice Aureli

IUCN-ELC at the 6th World Water Forum: Launch of the publication Governance of Shared Waters: Legal and Institutional Issues

Marseille, 16 March 2012. On the occasion of the 6th World Water Forum, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre launched the book “Governance of Shared Waters: Legal and Institutional Aspects” (Grethel Aguilar Rojas and Alejandro Iza (2011). Governance of Shared Waters. Legal and Institutional Issues. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.). …  

30 Mar 2012 | News story


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