Nouvelles et évènements du PACO

Holding nature

Linking IUCN science to global action

IUCN is ready to participate actively and share its most prominent knowledge products with an emerging global platform on biodiversity and its benefits (IPBES). Learn more on IUCN’s knowledge, tools and standards and discover how these can help IPBES linking science to action. …  

20 Apr 2012 | News story

Tigers, SOS, SMART

Progress towards better governance of Protected Areas

In the in-depth review of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas, the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and IUCN WCPA identified a lack of progress on Element 2 on Governance, Participation, Equity and Benefit Sharing. …  

19 Apr 2012 | News story
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Julia Marton-Lefèvre at EU Summit

Women’s access to energy addressed by IUCN Director General at EU summit

IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre chaired a panel on “'A Gender and Rights-based Approach to Energy Access and Governance” and called for education and career opportunities for women in the energy sector during the high-level “EU Sustainable Energy for All Summit”. European Commission’s President, José Manuel Barroso, and United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, were among the high-profile speakers of the event. …  

19 Apr 2012 | News story
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Washington Monument during Cherry Blossom festival

Nature is a solution, not a victim, says IUCN on Earth Day

April 22 marks the annual Earth Day, and this year Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), will be speaking on Washington, D.C.’s National Mall about nature as a solution to global challenges, and the five things that people, politicians and companies need to do to keep our planet healthy. …  

19 Apr 2012 | Media advisory

Guyana

All go for IPBES in Panama

This week, governments, intergovernmental organizations, NGOs, UN conventions, bodies and agencies are gathered in Panama to shape an emerging global platform linking science and policy on biodiversity and is benefits (IPBES). …  

18 Apr 2012 | News story

Cover - IUCN Knowledge Products brochure

IUCN offers conservation knowledge for global nature platform

The world needs a stronger link between government policy and scientific facts regarding nature and its benefits. IUCN is taking part in the second plenary session of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), 16-21 April, Panama City, Panama. …  

13 Apr 2012 | News story

Dr Randall Reeves, one of the recipients of a SSC award

Conservation Heroes Recognized by IUCN Species Survival Commission

Two groups and 24 individuals were recognized for their outstanding contribution to conservation at the IUCN Species Survival Commission’s Chairs Meeting held in Abu Dhabi this February. …  

12 Apr 2012 | News story

Riverbank of intact forest

Le Bénin valide le plan de convergence national sur les forêts

Le Bénin s’engage dans le processus d’élaboration du plan de convergence pour la gestion et l’utilisation durables des écosystèmes forestiers en Afrique de l’Ouest. …   | English

11 Apr 2012 | News story
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Fishing on Lake Kosi in St Lucia, South Africa

BIOPAMA – boosting capacity for protected areas in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific

A global inception workshop, held in IUCN’s headquarters from 21 to 23 March, marked the starting point for the implementation of the BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management) Programme. Launched by the European Commission in July 2011, BIOPAMA is funded through Intra-ACP (Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific countries) resources from the 10th European Development Fund (EDF). BIOPAMA has two main components: a Protected Areas component, and an Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) component. …  

10 Apr 2012 | News story
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Case Study cover: Volta Basin

New IUCN Water Case Studies

IUCN Water recently published 3 new demonstration case studies, providing more detail and lessons on water management approaches in the Mekong, Tacana, and Volta basins. …  

10 Apr 2012 | News story

Une vue aérienne d'écosystèmes d'Afrique centrale et occidentale