West and Central Africa

Inauguration de la réserve de biosphère transfrontalière entre la Mauritanie et le Sénégal

Réserve biosphère transfrontalière Mauritanie-Sénégal

Un outil de protection des ressources naturelles 

18 Feb 2009 | News story
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Artistes en prestation lors du Coktail de bienvenue offert par le Gouvernement Bissau-Guinéen, 16 Février 2009

Bienvenue au IVème Forum Régional Côtier et Marin

Bissau, 17 Février 2009 …  

17 Feb 2009 | News story
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Artistes en prestation lors du Coktail de bienvenue offert par le Gouvernement Bissau-Guinéen, 16 Février 2009

Bienvenue au IVème Forum Régional Côtier et Marin

Bissau, 17 Février 2009 …  

17 Feb 2009 | News story
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Prix PRCM pour la Conservation

Suite à la recommandation du Forum de Praia, l’Unité de Coordination porte à votre connaissance la création du Prix PRCM pour la Conservation. Ce prix sera attribué à l’occasion de chaque réunion du Forum, à une personne physique ou morale à l’origine d’une initiative remarquable en faveur de la conservation de la zone côtière et marine en Afrique de l’Ouest. Les initiatives candidates à ce prix devraient porter ou avoir des retombées sur la conservation ou la gestion durable d’un ou de plusieurs sites ou d’une ou de plusieurs ressources de zone côtière et marine ouest africaine. …  

14 Feb 2009 | News story
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Compost project Sharkia, Egypt

Estimated carbon emissions from the IUCN World Conservation Congress fully offset

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is a truly unique event in its capacity to unite so many members of the global environmental community. To the delegates, this unmatched opportunity for learning, exchanging ideas, and meeting new people is priceless. …   | French | Spanish

12 Feb 2009 | News story

Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau sets the mark for integration

A delegation headed by the Deputy Director General, Bill Jackson, and including Jean-Yves Pirot, Sebastià Semene Guitart from HQ and the regional programme coordinator in West and Central Africa, Jean-Marc Garreau visited Guinea Bissau to understand better one of the best examples of how the “One Programme” concept can be applied by convening the IUCN Membership while achieving significant influence and recognition by adapting IUCN’s role to the conditions and needs of the Members. With the perspective of better supporting the integration and the delivery of the IUCN Programme 2009-2012 among the three pillars of IUCN, Guinea Bissau gives the Union a strong signal that the IUCN way is more than words on paper and administrative procedures. An example to learn from and replicate… …  

29 Jan 2009 | News story

Sugarcane processing plant, Piraciaba, Brazil

Don’t wait to produce renewable energy sustainably, urges IUCN

A hands-on guide to producing bioenergy without harming the environment was launched today by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to coincide with the World Future Energy summit in Abu Dhabi.  

21 Jan 2009 | News story

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Buy, Sell and Trade! Free Game on Ecosystem Services.

IUCN and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), along with input from key stakeholders (Earthwatch Institute, World Resources Institute, Katoomba Group/Forest Trends, the US Business Council for Sustainable Development and Fundacion Entorno) have developed a free, interactive and fun game about how ecosystem markets work. …  

20 Jan 2009 | News story

West and Central Africa Regional Office