South America

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New video release on water cooperation

A full session at Stockholm World Water Week yesterday saw the official unveiling of plans and communication tools to help promote 2013 as the UN’s International Year of Water Cooperation. …  

28 Aug 2012 | News story

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IUCN welcomes the Republic of Guinea as a new State Member

IUCN extends a warm welcome to the Government of the Republic of Guinea, which has officially announced its decision to become a Member of IUCN by endorsing the IUCN Statutes. The Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests has been designated by the Government of the Republic of Guinea as its liaison with the IUCN Secretariat. …   | French | Spanish

27 Aug 2012 | News story

Taller “Mecanismos Financieros para la Biodiversidad en Bolivia y América del Sur”, La Paz, 22 y 23 de agosto de 2012.

Hacia un diálogo para los mecanismos financieros para la biodiversidad en América del Sur

¿Cuáles son los desafíos y oportunidades al momento de desarrollar e implementar mecanismos financieros para la conservación de la biodiversidad en la región Sudamericana? ¿Qué mecanismos pudieran tener un alcance regional? ¿Qué mensajes claves desde la Región podría llevarse a la COP11 del CDB sobre este tema? …  

24 Aug 2012 | News story

Woman preparing maize. Annapurna, Nepal

Knowledge drives action

The ground-breaking work of IUCN’s six commissions is highlighted in the latest issue of the journal S.A.P.I.EN.S. …  

24 Aug 2012 | News story

Village in Talise, Vanuatu

Vanuatu joins the Union

The Government of the Republic of Vanuatu has officially announced its decision to join IUCN by endorsing the IUCN Statutes. The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has been designated by the Government of the Republic of Vanuatu as its liaison with the IUCN Secretariat. …   | French | Spanish

24 Aug 2012 | News story

Tonle Sap, Cambodia

World Water Week: A closer look at Water and Food Security

A growing population, a changing climate, ecosystems under stress, and rising energy needs, how can we ensure water and food security for all? This year the Stockholm World Water Week, taking place from 26-31 August, will look specifically at the future of water and food security. …  

23 Aug 2012 | News story

Tangara

La Oficina de UICN en Brasil difunde actividades

Conozca las actividades que se desarrollan en la oficina de la UICN en Brasilia, a través de sus boletines electrónicos. …  

22 Aug 2012 | News story
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Comisión de Política Ambiental, Económica y Social (CPAES) y Comisión de Educación y Comunicación (CEC) de la UICN.

Comisiones de UICN preparan reuniones de miembros

La Comisión de Política Ambiental, Económica y Social y la Comisión de Educación y Comunicación llevarán a cabo reuniones de miembros durante el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza, Jeju 2012. …  

22 Aug 2012 | News story

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New guide identifies most effective water tools

Water for Business, a new guide specifically designed for businesses to help them identify water tools and initiatives most suitable for business needs and environmental sustainability was released today by WBCSD, IUCN, and SustainAbility. …  

20 Aug 2012 | News story

Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza de la UICN. Jeju, 2012.

América del Sur lista para el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza

Acceda a la agenda de eventos que la oficina regional y sus miembros preparan para el Congreso. …  

15 Aug 2012 | News story
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