Nouvelles

Closing

The biggest sustainability summit in two minutes

See, listen and get the feel of nine days of intense meetings, launch of new agreements and strategies, the buzz from the corridors, where the future of our planet is being discussed and the future of our nature is being decided. Some things just cannot be done over the internet! …  

14 Oct 2008 | Video

En busca de un parque para la paz

Luego de ser aprobada, la moción 60 de UICN que pretende el establecimiento de un parque transfronterizo para la paz entre Honduras y Nicaragua, deja la vía libre para generar una nueva área protegida que integre la gestión de los ecosistemas y brinde medios de vida a poblaciones locales en condiciones de vulnerabilidad. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

New President Elected
IUCN TV

New IUCN president elected

Ashok Khosla from India is the new IUCN president. Thousands of members gathered for the announcement this morning following yesterday's democratic election.
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14 Oct 2008 | Video

Ashok Khosla
IUCN TV

The next four years

Interview with Dr Ashok Khosla
The Members of IUCN, the world's largest and oldest environmental network, elected today their new president. Dr Ashok Khosla from India will lead the Union in the next four years. He met with IUCN web TV shortly after the election results were announced. …  

14 Oct 2008 | Video

Julia Marton-Lefèvre

Barcelone établit l’agenda de l’action environnementale

Pendant que le monde entier est confronté aux bouleversements dus à la crise financière internationale, le Congrès mondial de la nature de l’UICN propose la voie d’issue de la crise environnementale. Les participants au Congrès ont souligné que les coûts liés à la perte de biodiversité sont non seulement plus chers que ceux liés aux problèmes financiers courants, mais, dans de nombreux cas, sont irréparables. …   | English

14 Oct 2008 | International news release

Whale photograph

Watch the whales

IUCN’s members voted in favour of a resolution on whale conservation which called for the promotion of non-lethal use of whales through responsible whale watching. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

2009 - 2012 PROGRAMME

Charting the course to 2012

Today, at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, the Members Assembly approved the new IUCN Programme for the next four years, effectively defining where the Union's efforts will be directed over the next quadrennial period. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Kurt Ramin, Germany

IUCN Treasurer sets out vision

IUCN’s new treasurer, Kurt Ramin, set out what he hopes to achieve over the next four years in his speech on Saturday, October 11. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Image gallery - Excursion El Cadi

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14 Oct 2008 | Photos

Image gallery - Excursion Delta Del Ebro

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14 Oct 2008 | Photos