News & Events

Portal de Conservación y Equidad Social

Convocatoria al Foro Electrónico: Reducción de Emisiones por Deforestación y Degradación: ¿qué pasos ha dado América del Sur?

Del 9 al 27 de junio de 2008 La posibilidad de abordar objetivos comunes relacionados con cambio climático, conservación de bosques y alivio a la pobreza mediante la Reducción de Emisiones por Deforestación y Degradación (REDD) está llamando la atención de la comunidad internacional y de los tomadores de decisiones, especialmente en los países con vastas áreas boscosas. …  

28 May 2008 | Event

Second Dialogue on China and the Global Forest Products Trade, Beijing, Nov. 2007

Announcement: Third Meeting on China and the Global Forest Products Trade

The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), IUCN China, and Forest Trends are pleased to announce the third six-monthly informal forum to discuss issues related to the trade of legal and sustainable wood in China. …  

21 May 2008 | Event

PAEL session in Hanoi, April 25th, 2008

Protected Areas, Equity, and Livelihoods in the Asia Pacific Region

On Friday April 25, 2008, nearly 100 delegates from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Asia-Pacific Forestry Week in Hanoi joined the parallel session on Protected Areas, Equity and Livelihoods (PAEL), funded by IUCN Economics & Environment and jointly organized by IUCN, Asia Forest Network (AFN) and the Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and Pacific (RECOFTC).  

19 May 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Registration for the World Conservation Congress is now online

The online registration system for the World Conservation Congress, taking place in Barcelona, Spain, from 5 to 14 October, is now open. The Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Be a part of it and register now! You can also book your preferred accommodation and excursion trips online.
  …  

12 May 2008 | News story

Mediterranean forest

Mediterranean forests under threat due to climate change

Conclusions of the international workshop entitled "Adaptation to Climate Change in Mediterranean Forest Conservation and Management",  co-organized by WWF and IUCN in Athens, Greece, between April 14-17/04/2008  | French | Spanish

12 May 2008 | International news release

IUCN promotes Protected Areas, Equity and Livelihoods during Asia-Pacific Forestry Week

IUCN is participating in the first-ever Asia-Pacific Forestry Week taking place from the 21st to the 26th of April 2008, in Hanoi, Viet Nam. The event is expected to be the largest and the most important forestry-related event this year in the South East Asia region, a region which has seen the largest decline in forest area in the Asia-Pacific region. …  

21 Apr 2008 | News story

REDD Opportunities

Hot off the press!

The Forest Conservation Programme's new brochure entitled, REDD OPPORTUNITIES, which lays out IUCN's position on REDD. …   | French | Spanish

14 Apr 2008 | News story

«Mama Misitu» campaign to tackle corruption

Tanzania: «Mama Misitu» campaign to tackle corruption

IUCN, along with sixteen other NGOs, is a founding partner of the «Mama Misitu» campaign, to be officially launched tomorrow by Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Wanagi Maathai in Dar es Salam, Tanzania. Tackling illegal logging and ensuring sound forest management are the primary goals of the two year advocacy and awareness raising campaign, initiated by the Tanzania Forest Working Group and triggered by TRAFFIC's report on illegal logging in southern Tanzania. …  

09 Apr 2008 | Project description

In the Cendrawasih Bay National Park, Birds Neck area, West Papua

Livelihoods and Landscapes sites have been chosen in Indonesia

Two sites have been chosen in Papua, Indonesia for implementation of the Livelihoods and Landscapes Initiative …  

26 Mar 2008 | News story

Transporting timber logged from a forest located on the border with Laos.

IUCN Briefs High Level Government Officials about FLEGT

IUCN coordinated a briefing session for high-ranking government officials on March 17, 2008 to raise awareness about the principles of the European Union’s (EU) Forest Law Enforcement Governance Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan. FLEGT is an initiative of the EU to curb illegal logging and foster sustainable forest management through trade mechanisms. …   | Vietnamese

25 Mar 2008 | News story

View of logging road in the Cameroon Forests