Nouvelles et évènements du PACO

Ndakaini dam, Kenya

Blog: Inclusive Water Development: experiences from the WISE-UP project

At the Stockholm World Water Week and in the run up to the United Nations Summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development goals, “water for sustainable development” is top of the international agenda. Ensuring that investments will benefit all, from national to local interests, is the challenge at hand. …  

26 Aug 2015 | News story

Children in Yemen walking for long distances to get water. Waqf Fund can provide sustainable funding for water projects in the region.

World Water Week: A new course for water and development

Safeguarding the planet's water resources is critical to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That is the message of this year's World Water Week, the annual global conference on water, which starts on Sunday with the theme 'Water for Development.' …  

20 Aug 2015 | News story

SOS Save our Species; Stichting Chimbo 2013A-049; alternative income; building bins

Ecotourism as an alternative source of income generation in the Boé

Great news from Guinea-Bissau where SOS grantee Stichting Chimbo is developing an innovative ecotourism initiative in the form of a renovated campsite for tourists.  …  

18 Aug 2015 | News story

Gardes dans le parc national des Virunga, en RDC

Tragédies du braconnage: il faut protéger les gardes des sites du Patrimoine mondial en RDC

Protéger les sites du Patrimoine mondial naturel est une cause noble, mais qui pose des dangers de vie en République démocratique du Congo. Devant la triste réalité de pertes humaines parmi les gardes de parc, nous devons étudier les solutions au fléau du braconnage d’éléphants, raconte Youssouph Diedhiou, Chargé de Patrimoine Mondial pour l’UICN en Afrique Centrale et de l'Ouest. …   | English

31 Jul 2015 | News story

Couv. rapport annuel 2014

Rapport annuel 2014, UICN-Cameroun

L’année 2014 qui vient de s’écouler a vu la poursuite du déroulement régulier des missions de l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN), dans un contexte marqué par des pressions et menaces de tout ordre sur les écosystèmes du monde et d’Afrique centrale en particulier. Le rapport 2014 grand public du Programme de l’UICN au Cameroun est disponible en français. …  

28 Jul 2015 | News story

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Rapport annuel 2014, UICN-Cameroun

L’année 2014 qui vient de s’écouler a vu la poursuite du déroulement régulier des missions de l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN), dans un contexte marqué par des pressions et menaces de tout ordre sur les écosystèmes du monde et d’Afrique centrale en particulier. Le rapport 2014 grand public du Programme de l’UICN au Cameroun est disponible en français. …  

27 Jul 2015 | Downloads - publication

IUCN Director General at EU Informal Environment Council, 22 July 2015, Luxembourg

IUCN Director General addresses EU Environment Ministers

IUCN and the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the EU, jointly hosted a lunch with all Heads of Delegation at the Informal Meeting of EU Environment Ministers on 22 July 2015 in Luxembourg. …  

27 Jul 2015 | News story

Natural Capital Coalition

A route through the complex world of Natural Capital

Today marks a significant milestone in the development of the first global Natural Capital Protocol, less than a year before its launch: the release by the Natural Capital Coalition of an extensive report about business expectations and anticipated benefits from the Protocol; and an early glimpse of the draft Principles and Framework. …   | Dutch

16 Jul 2015 | News story

Presentation at 2015 Communications Summit in Brussels #ECS2015

Blog: Embracing a new era of communications – harnessing the power of the digital world

By Claire Warmenbol. Did you know that the world today creates as much data in 10 minutes as in all of human history up until the year 2003? That is a lot of information. Amongst all this noise, how do environmental messages stand a chance of being heard? Or better, to have an impact and instigate change? …  

14 Jul 2015 | News story

Coral reefs are a key weapon in the armory against climate change, helping to buffer coastlines from storms and acting as havens for biodiversity but they are being degraded by ocean acidification.

Let nature protect us

Globally, disasters caused by natural hazards such as storms, floods and earthquakes take a huge toll in terms of human life, destruction of crops and livelihoods, and economic losses. The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) estimates that between 2000 and 2012 some 1.2 million people lost their lives as result of disasters, 2.6 billion people were affected and the cost of the damage was some US$ 1.7 trillion. …  

07 Jul 2015 | Video

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