Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

Bee and Flower

IUCN UK April Conference “Nature – What’s in it for me?”

Ecosystems that support the lives, livelihoods and well-being of people around the world are under threat from a range of issues. To secure a sustainable future, new forms of ecosystem management will be required, but how can these be achieved? Answering this question will be the subject of the IUCN 2010 UK conference which will be hosted by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland on 18–20 April at Our Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. …  

11 Mar 2010 | News story

African rhino

Put CITES on your menu

Background: Key decisions on the international trade of bluefin tuna, sharks, polar bears and coral, among many other species, will be decided at the 15th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which takes place from 13 to 25 March 2010, in Doha, Qatar. …  

11 Mar 2010 | Media advisory

www.brac.net

IUCN Member BRAC - one of the world’s most commercially-minded and successful NGOs

“Fazle Hasan Abed has built one of the world’s most commercially-minded and successful NGOs” says an article published recently in The Economist. An IUCN member organization in Bangladesh called Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) was acknowledged as “the largest, fastest-growing non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the world—and one of the most businesslike”. …  

10 Mar 2010 | News story

Platymantis vitiensis, Fiji Tree Frog.

Biosphere Ethics Initiative

IUCN Members are invited to discover the work of the Biosphere Ethics Initiative and to get involved with their programme to incorporate principles of environmental ethics into specific conservation action. …  

09 Mar 2010 | News story

Présidium

Et de deux pour les Changements Climatiques: L’UICN Burkina renforce ses actions

Le mardi 23 février 2010, s’est tenu  l'atelier de lancement de l’initiative « Accroissement de la capacité adaptative des communautés locales au changement climatique » de l'Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN). La salle de conférence du Pacific hôtel, à Ouagadougou,  a servi de cadre à ce lancement. 
 

09 Mar 2010 | Event
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Kumbhalgarh Map

Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) carries out biodiversity assessment of the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary in India

The Biodiversity of Kumbhalgarh, Phulwari-ki-Nal and Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuaries, located in the Southern Aravalli Hills, Rajasthan, India, were assessed to make an inventory of the flora and fauna of the area and prepare appropriate conservation action plans by an IUCN member Foundation for Ecological Security (FES). …  

09 Mar 2010 | News story

St' Martin's Island

St. Martin’s Island and its unique biodiversity face serious threats

To mark the occasion of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010, a Movement to Save St. Martin’s Island, an ecologically critical area in Bangladesh, was organized by an IUCN member Coastal Area Resource Development and Management Association (CARDMA). …  

09 Mar 2010 | International news release
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Manta ray over coral reef, Chagos Archipelago

Echanges de vues sur l’Archipel des Chagos / Territoire Britannique de l’Océan Indien

Pour plus d'informations et pour contribuer à l’échange de vues sur la question concernant l’Archipel des Chagos / Territoire Britannique de l’Océan Indien, cliquez ici. …   | English | Spanish

08 Mar 2010 | News story

Aira Kalela

Powering change: IUCN celebrates International Women’s Day

To mark 2010 International Women’s Day, IUCN is honouring leaders who are at the forefront of women’s empowerment in tackling climate change. …   | Spanish

08 Mar 2010 | News story

Grievance

Procédure de règlement des griefs relatifs à l’engagement auprès du secteur privé

Pour répondre aux inquiétudes soulevées par une partie des membres de l’UICN quant à l’engagement de l’UICN auprès du secteur privé, le Secrétatriat de l’UICN a établi une procédure de règlement des griefs destinée à recevoir, consigner et résoudre les griefs.
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05 Mar 2010 | News story