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Barcelona Congress

Contribute to IUCN’s policy and programme – submit a motion!

The electronic Motions Management System is now open and all members in good standing are invited to submit draft motions for consideration at the IUCN Members’ Assembly at the World Conservation Congress. Detailed information on how to submit motions is available here.  …   | Spanish

28 Apr 2008 | News story

Park Güell - Banc ondulat

Barcelona Carbon Offset Fund

In an effort to make the Barcelona Congress a carbon neutral event, IUCN is making a call to all IUCN members and partners to propose one or more projects from which certified carbon offsets can be purchased after the event. …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

US Department of Interior Receives IUCN Nominated Goldman Prize Winner 2008

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Interior, Lynn Scarlett and the Deputy Director of IUCN member
US National Park Service, Lindi L. Harvey, welcomed Ignace Schops, the European winner of the Goldman 2008 Environmental Prize. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

Harold Jefferson Coolidge

IUCN opens call for nominations of the first Harold Jefferson Coolidge Memorial Medal

Established four years ago during the third Session of the World Conservation Congress in Thailand, the award will go to a conservation professional with outstanding contributions to conservation of nature and natural resources. The winner will be announced at the upcoming IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, 5-14 October. The deadline is 30 June 2008. [ Français ¦ Español ] …  

16 Apr 2008 | News story

Erich Vogt at IFC

IUCN Participates in Civil Society Policy Forum at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings ‘08

11 April 2008—Thousands of delegates and stakeholders convened in Washington, DC this week to participate in the World Bank and IMF’s 2008 Spring Meetings. Accompanying the official meetings was the Civil Society Policy Forum, organized to foster a dialogue between Bank officials and civil society organizations regarding critical new policies and issues, such as the role of International Financial Institutions in climate change mitigation and adaptation. …  

16 Apr 2008 | News story

Steller’s eiders

IUCN’s USA Multilateral Office Supports Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program Workshop

From March 6-7, 2008, the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) convened a group of international experts and stakeholders from arctic nations to participate in a workshop entitled “Building a Partnership for Enhanced Understanding and Conservation of Arctic Biodiversity,” held at World Wildlife Fund’s Washington DC headquarters. …  

14 Mar 2008 | News story

North American Environmental Atlas - Now Online

A new online information tool from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) provides a suite of materials that allows users to visualize significant North American environmental issues at a continental scale. The North American Environmental Atlas brings together maps, data, interactive map layers, and links to other related materials.

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13 Mar 2008 | News story

Cuba's Viñales Valley is an outsanding karst landscape

Protected Areas Information Module

The Protected Areas Management Effectiveness Information Module (PAME) has been developed to help the conservation community share experiences and ideas on management effectiveness, as well as provide ‘lessons learned’ from these assessments. …  

13 Mar 2008 | News story

World Database of Protected Areas - Updated

UNEP-WCMC and IUCN have been working hard over the past year gathering, analysing and disseminating information about the world's protected areas. The World Database on Protected Areas …  

13 Mar 2008 | News story

Narinder Kakar at United Nations

"Addressing Climate Change: the United Nations and the world at work”

IUCN Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Mr. Narinder Kakar, presented a statement to the UN General Assembly on 13 February 2008 on the issue of climate change …  

10 Mar 2008 | News story

USA Regional Office