News on Resolutions and Recommendations' implementation

IUCN RECOMMENDATIONS TO THIRD PARTIES

The last IUCN World Conservation Congress took place from the 6th to the 15th of September 2012 in Jeju, Republic of Korea. It gathered IUCN Members to define the positions of the Union on multiple issues, and to shape activities to be undertaken in the next four years. Some of the Resolutions and Recommendations adopted mandated the Director General to contact specific organizations, governments and entities to share IUCN's views on specific topics. This contact is frequently done in a form of a letter. The letters displayed below show positions on matters to be communicated simultaneously to a wide range of institutions.

 

 

 

Finger coral in shallw water, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Hawaii

Ocean life facing a corrosive future - new report

The ocean moderates human-induced global warming but at the cost of profound alterations to its physics, chemistry, ecology and ecosystems services. These are the findings of a report published today in Science by the Oceans 2015 Initiative and co-authored by IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Marine Vice Chair, Dan Laffoley. …

02 Jul 2015 | News story

A new report on synergies between climate mitigation and adaptation in forest landscape restoration.

Synergies between climate mitigation and adaptation in forest landscape restoration.

The two responses to climate change - mitigating emissions and adapting to impacts - are often pursued as separate actions. But some ecosystem-based responses, like forest landscape restoration, can serve as both mitigation and adaptation tools. A new report from IUCN examines where and how restoration can serve mitigation and adaptation goals across the world and in key countries. …

17 Jun 2015 | International news release

IUCN, WLCF 2015, Inger Andersen

IUCN Director General to attend the first World Leaders´ Conservation Forum

IUCN Director General Inger Andersen will join international efforts to seek creative nature-based solutions to global environmental challenges by addressing the World Leaders´ Conservation Forum (WLCF) which takes place on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea, 7 to 9 July.

23 May 2015 | News story

2012 IUCN's World Conservation Congress
  • International Convention Centre, Jeju

    International Convention Centre, Jeju

    Photo: Jeju Province