Octobre 2008

Divers admire groupers and sharks in a Caribbean Marine Protected Area

IUCN makes new commitment to the Caribbean

The World Conservation Congress held from 5 to 14 October in Barcelona, marked an important landmark for the Caribbean, with the launch by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) of a new Initiative for the region.   …  

16 Oct 2008 | News story

Jadran sails to Barcelona

Jadran sails home

Moored in the Port Vell for seven days, Jadran - the heart of Sailing to Barcelona initiative, represented the transboundary cooperation network of South-Eastern Europe warmly welcoming the participants of the World Conservation Congress and Barcelona’s public onboard. …  

16 Oct 2008 | News story

Former IUCN President, Valli Moosa and ESARO Head of Constituency, Hastings Chikoko talking to some Eastern Africa members

Eastern and southern Africa members ready for the exciting “one-Union” journey

IUCN members from eastern and southern Africa held a series of side-meetings during the IUCN World Conservation Congress during which they renewed their commitment to ensure collaboration among the union’s three components – commissions, members and the secretariat. In order to facilitate cooperation, the members have begun a process to establish a sub-regional committee that reflects the recent merger of eastern and southern Africa regions …  

15 Oct 2008 | News story

Maria Blair, Associate Vice President of the Rockefeller Foundation

Poverty and the climate crisis

Last year the Rockefeller Foundation launched a $70 million initiative to help poor communities prepare for and recover from the global climate crisis' impacts. Maria Blair, Associate Vice President of the Foundation talks to IUCN web TV about the links between development and climate change and the real urgencies ahead of us. The rule of law and the technical innovations are sometimes just not enough. …  

15 Oct 2008 | News story


48 new members join IUCN

On the eve of IUCN's 60th anniversary, a record number of new members have joined the Union. At its 70th Meeting, held in Barcelona on 4 October, the IUCN Council admitted 48 new members. …  

15 Oct 2008 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefevre at the Sustainability Dialogue "Human health and the environment"

Barcelona establece la agenda de la conservación para los próximos años

Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza, Barcelona, España. 5 al 14 de octubre de 2008. …  

14 Oct 2008 | News story

New President Elected

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.

14 Oct 2008 | News story

Coat of arms, Georgia

L’UICN accueille la Géorgie, nouvel Etat membre de l’Union

Le gouvernement géorgien a annoncé officiellement sa décision d’adhérer aux Statuts de l’UICN. Le Ministère de la protection de l’environnement et des ressources naturelles a été désigné par le gouvernement comme organe de liaison avec le Secrétariat de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

14 Oct 2008 | News story

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