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Tales of Water, a Child's View. Tanzania 2005.

Valuing natural capital key to tackling climate change – says IUCN

Edinburgh, UK, 23 November 2015 -- IUCN Director General Inger Andersen highlighted the vital role of natural capital in addressing climate change in a keynote speech at the World Forum on Natural Capital, which opened today in Edinburgh, UK. …  

23 Nov 2015 | Article

Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra de Grazalema (Andalucía, España)

Échanges d'expériences entre l'Espagne et le Maroc dans le domaine de la gestion des réserves de biosphère

Les 19 et 20 Novembre à Tétouan,  IUCN-Med a tenu un atelier pour l’amélioration de la gestion des Réserves de Biosphère et des Aires Protégées du Maroc, en coopération avec l'Agence Nationale des Parcs Autonomes (OAPN) de l'Espagne et le programme MAB-Espagne.   | Spanish

19 Nov 2015 | News story

Freshwater biodiversity experts from European scientific institutions, and governmental and non-governmental agencies.

Identification of Freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas in the North-Western Mediterranean Region

 The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation is currently holding a workshop on Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) belonging to the North-Western Mediterranean sub-region. This workshop is jointly held with the IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit (FBU), based in Cambridge, and will gather about 20 freshwater biodiversity experts from European scientific institutions, and governmental and non-governmental agencies, at the National Museum of Natural History in Madrid (Spain), from November 17th to 20th, 2015. …  

17 Nov 2015 | News story

MEET stand at the London World Travel Market

Ecotourism in Mediterranean Protected Areas promoted at the World Travel Market

The Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism (MEET) project was exhibited their catalogue of 12 ecotourism packages at the London World Travel Market (WTM) held on 2-5 November at Excel London. WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry, attracting over 50,000 travel industry professionals, government ministers and international press. …  

12 Nov 2015 | News story

De gauche à droite, Alain Jeudy (Responsable de Programme - Conservation du Milieu Marin), Abdellah Srour (Secrétaire Exécutif de la Commission Générale des Pêches pour la Méditerranée) et Antonio Troya (Directeur de l'UICN-Med)

IUCN-Med and the GFCM-FAO meeting to discuss activities included in the Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations.

The Executive Secretary of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM-FAO), Mr Abdellah Srour, and the Director of the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, Mr Antonio Troya, have held a meeting on October 30th, 2015 in the IUCN office of Malaga, to follow up the activities included in the Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations, signed on May 19th, 2014.  …  

30 Oct 2015 | News story

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Continuing efforts to enhance cetaceans’ conservation in the Mediterranean and Black Seas

From 22-24 October 2015, IUCN-Med attended the Agreement for the Conservation of cetaceans of the Black and Mediterranean Seas and Atlantic contiguous waters (ACCOBAMS) 10th meeting of its Scientific Committee, which took place in Nice (France), to present all the conservation efforts developed throughout the year and to prepare the relevant recommendations for adoption at the next Meeting of Parties, to be held in Monaco, on 22-25 November 2016. …  

29 Oct 2015 | News story

Mediterranean landscape

IUCN welcomes four new members in the Mediterranean region

The IUCN Council has just validated the decision taken by its Bureau, on October 22nd 2015, to approve the admission of 16 new Members. Four of them belong to the Mediterranean region and are: United Society for Developing Water Resources and Environment (Jordan), The Environmental Education Centre of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (Palestine), Sociedad Española para la Defensa del Patrimonio Geológico y Minero (Spain) and Kaz Dağı ve Madra Dağı Belediyeler Birliği (Turkey).   …  

27 Oct 2015 | Article

Algérie: Répartition géographique des projets sélectionnés

37 initiatives environnementales prêtes à démarrer en Afrique du Nord

Dans le cadre du Programme de Petites Initiatives pour les Organisations de la Société Civile d’Afrique du Nord, 37 projets sont amorcés par des organismes locaux provenant de l’Algérie, de la Libye, du Maroc et de la Tunisie. …   | English

23 Oct 2015 | News story

Pictures of the Participants.

2nd IUCN North Africa Conservation Forum concludes with renewed commitment to strengthen membership in the region

More than 70 people joined the 2nd IUCN North Africa Regional Conservation Forum held on 4-6th October in Cairo, Egypt, under the theme 'Conserving Nature in North Africa: A common challenge for a prosperous future'. The Forum concluded with a renewed commitment to strengthen membership in the region and to improve IUCN Member involvement in the implementation of the IUCN Programme 2017-2020. …  

06 Oct 2015 | Article

Inger Andersen, IUCN Director General in the inauguration of the IUCN North Africa Regional Conservation Forum

Le Forum d’Afrique du Nord place la nature au cœur du développement durable

C’est sous le thème “La Conservation de la Nature en Afrique du Nord: Un Défi Commun pour un Avenir Prospère’’, que plus de 70 participants débattent et discutent du développement durable et proposent des solutions aux grands enjeux nord-africains de l'environnement et du développement. Le Forum Régional de Conservation en Afrique du Nord de l’UICN a débuté aujourd’hui au Caire et a été inauguré ce matin par le Ministre de l’Environnement Égyptien, Dr. Khaled Fahmy, par M. Zhang Xinsheng, Président de l’UICN et par Mme Inger Andersen, Directrice Générale de l’UICN. …   | English

04 Oct 2015 | Article