Asie de l'Ouest

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L’UICN accueille la République de Guinée, nouvel État Membre

L’UICN souhaite chaleureusement la bienvenue au gouvernement de la République de Guinée, qui a officiellement annoncé sa décision de devenir Membre de l’UICN en adhérant aux Statuts de l’UICN. Le Ministère Délégué à l’Environnement, aux Eaux et Forêts a été désigné par le gouvernement de de la République de Guinée comme point de liaison avec le Secrétariat de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

27 Aug 2012 | News story

Woman preparing maize. Annapurna, Nepal

Knowledge drives action

The ground-breaking work of IUCN’s six commissions is highlighted in the latest issue of the journal S.A.P.I.EN.S. …  

24 Aug 2012 | News story

Tonle Sap, Cambodia

World Water Week: A closer look at Water and Food Security

A growing population, a changing climate, ecosystems under stress, and rising energy needs, how can we ensure water and food security for all? This year the Stockholm World Water Week, taking place from 26-31 August, will look specifically at the future of water and food security. …  

23 Aug 2012 | News story

Business unusual

New guide identifies most effective water tools

Water for Business, a new guide specifically designed for businesses to help them identify water tools and initiatives most suitable for business needs and environmental sustainability was released today by WBCSD, IUCN, and SustainAbility. …  

20 Aug 2012 | News story

2012 World Conservation Congress logo

One month to go before WCC: zooming in on Food Security

With one month to go before the start of the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC), Mark Smith, Director Global Water Programme, highlights the challenges and solutions on one of the Congress' main themes: Food Security. …  

06 Aug 2012 | News story

Bornean Orang-utan

IUCN invests in rainforest rehabilitation to offset Congress footprint

To help compensate for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the 2012 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, IUCN has selected a credible, sustainable project for effective offsetting. The project is Infapro, by Face the Future, and is based on improved forest management in Borneo. …  

03 Aug 2012 | News story

Jeju, Republic of Korea

Nature’s Olympics - IUCN World Conservation Congress

A number of concerned groups and individuals have recently called on IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) to postpone or cancel its Congress and to express disapproval on several environmental issues in Korea, including construction of a naval base on Jeju Island, scientific whaling and the Four Rivers restoration project. IUCN is committed to ensuring that Congress provides a platform for open and constructive dialogue on these issues and is working with the Korean Organizing Committee to engage with all groups and address their concerns at the meeting in Jeju. …  

02 Aug 2012 | News story

MPA's Rangers & IUCN @ Nakari Red Sea Diving Safari

Supporting the rangers could save their lives

Killed by soldiers, rebels, drug and animal smugglers, wild animals or simply by accident, 70 rangers have lost their lives this year. Rangers protect our parks and the people that visit them but who protects them? …  

31 Jul 2012 | News story

Participants at the 2008 World Conservation Congress

Nombre de places limité au Campus de la conservation – inscrivez-vous vite !

Après le succès des cours d’apprentissage du Congrès de 2008 à Barcelone, le Congrès mondial de la conservation de la nature présentera cette année un Campus de la conservation. Celui-ci sera dédié à une formation pratique pour soutenir l’application du Programme de l’UICN 2013-2016. …   | English | Spanish

25 Jul 2012 | News story

Les Membres votent sur les motions au Congrès de l'UICN 2008 à Barcelone

Faîtes résonner votre voix !

Grâce aux motions, les Membres ont l’occasion unique, lors du Congrès de l’UICN, d’influencer l’agenda mondial de la conservation de la nature. Ils doivent pour cela s’assurer d’être accrédités afin de pouvoir voter et parler à l’Assemblée des Membres, aux côtés des observateurs possédant un droit de parole. …   | English | Spanish

17 Jul 2012 | News story

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