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Le Prix des Politiques du Futur couronne les meilleures politiques forestières mondiales

Les trois politiques qui ont le plus efficacement contribué à la conservation et au développement durable des forêts pour le bénéfice des générations actuelles et futures ont été annoncées le 21 Septembre 2011 au siège des Nations Unies à New York …  

19 Oct 2011 | News story
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Le Rwanda relève désormais de la région Afrique orientale et australe de l’UICN

A la demande de son gouvernement, le Rwanda va désormais relever de la région Afrique orientale et australe de l’UICN (ESARO) plutôt que du Programme Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (PACO). …  

19 Oct 2011 | News story
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L’UICN et la République du Gabon signent un accord de siège

L’accord de siège a été signé le 16 septembre 2011 entre le Ministre des affaires étrangères, de la coopération régionale et de la francophonie, M. Paul Toungui et le Directeur Régional du PACO, M. Aimé Joseph Nianogo, représentant la Directrice Générale de l’UICN. …  

19 Oct 2011 | News story
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Monica Jacobs at screening for Wangari Maathai

Tribute to Wangari Maathai at European Parliament

On 17 October, Member of the European Parliament Kriton Arsenis hosted the screening of the film “Taking Root”, which tells the story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prof. Wangari Maathai, who passed away on 25 September last after having lost a brave fight against cancer at the age of 71. Her simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights, and defend democracy and women’s rights. …  

18 Oct 2011 | News story

Me holding a penguin

Penguin patrol

IUCN’s Caroline Edgar recently spent two weeks living, breathing and talking penguins on South Africa’s famous Robben Island and her life will never be the same. …  

18 Oct 2011 | News story


What if we change? Let's fix this Earth!

Whatifwechange.org is an interactive platform about what happens to people when they can make their barren land fertile again. How does it affect a community when nearly extinct animals flourish again? What changes when people make their ecosystem a vibrant source of life again, for themselves and for generations to come? And this story is about you too. …  

18 Oct 2011 | News story

Vietnam delegates meet with IUCN’s Dr. Robert Mather, Head, South East Asia Group

5th IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum: some highlights

Together with a delegation drawn from IUCN’s five Vietnamese State and NGO members led by MONRE Vice-Minister Tran Hong Ha, I attended IUCN’s Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) in Incheon, Korea on September 27-29, 2011. This RCF, which was attended by over 600 participants, was the ninth of the 11 regional forums that IUCN will organize in the run up to the World Conservation Congress (WCC) that will take place in Jeju, Korea in September 2012. Here are some of the presentations and interventions that caught my attention. …   | Vietnamese

18 Oct 2011 | News story

Chugchilán, Ecuador.

Ecuador cuenta con el Reglamento Nacional sobre Acceso a los Recursos Genéticos

A través del Decreto Ejecutivo 905, publicado en el Registro Oficial 553, el gobierno ecuatoriano promulgó el pasado 11 de octubre el Reglamento Nacional al Régimen Común sobre Acceso a los Recursos Genéticos en Aplicación a la Decisión 391 de la Comunidad Andina. …  

17 Oct 2011 | News story


Healthy ecosystems for sustainable food security

“It is important that, as we discuss and strategise on matters related to food security in ACP countries, we pay serious attention to the state of our environment. The environment is a vital element in maintaining sound ecosystems on which enabling factors depend, such as rain, soil fertility and moisture, among many others. These ensure reliable production of food crops...” stated Hon. Mr. Musikari Kombo, Member of the Kenyan Parliament, during the EU-ACP Joint Parliamentary Assembly meetings that took place in the European Parliament on 5 and 6 October. …  

17 Oct 2011 | News story

WANI Team, annual WANI meeting October 2011, San Jose, Costa Rica

Water Nexus focus of WANI meeting

The water energy and food security nexus was one of the core themes on the agenda of the 13th WANI meeting, held in Costa Rica from 10-14 October. …  

15 Oct 2011 | News story