2012

Former President of Guyana, Bharrat Jagdeo

A presidential drive for sustainable development in forest countries

IUCN welcomes former President of Guyana, Bharrat Jagdeo who is taking on a double role as IUCN High Level Envoy for Sustainable Development in Forest Countries and Patron of Nature. …  

15 Mar 2012 | News story

Fish at market in Asia

Changing the water perspective from an Asian angle

IUCN has been making a hard sell to delegates at the World Water Forum in Marseille on the case for investing in natural infrastructure. But what does it mean on the ground? …  

15 Mar 2012 | News story
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Bagré Dam, Burkina Faso

Think dams, think people

When building large dams, benefits to local communities can go hand in hand with broader national development objectives, shows a study launched today by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and IIED (International Institute for Environment and Development) at the World Water Forum in Marseille. …   | French

14 Mar 2012 | News story

Bagré Dam, Burkina Faso

Think dams, think people

Marseille, 14 March 2012 - When building large dams, benefits to local communities can go hand in hand with broader national development objectives, shows a study launched today by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and IIED (International Institute for Environment and Development) at the World Water Forum in Marseille. …   | French

14 Mar 2012 | International news release

BRIDGE

Agua sin fronteras

 La gestión transfronteriza del agua favorece no solo la seguridad del agua sino que también promueve el diálogo, la paz y la cooperación –incluso en las regiones geopolíticamente inestables, señala la UICN (Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza). …  

14 Mar 2012 | News story
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Surrounding communities rely on the river for transportation

Water for peace in south Asia

Bangladesh and India have some of the most intricate and complex river systems in the world. The Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna, the three major rivers, along with their tributaries drain an area of about 1.75 million square kilometres supporting a population of 620 million people. …  

14 Mar 2012 | News story

Lago Titicaca, Bolivia.

Water without borders

Cross-border water management not only benefits water security but it also promotes dialogue, peace and cooperation – even in geopolitically unstable regions, according to IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). …   | French | Spanish

13 Mar 2012 | News story

Certificate Distribution Ceremony and Spring Planation at Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University Quetta

A Certificates Distribution ceremony was held on March 03, 2012 at the Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University, Quetta to award the certificates to the students of the Young Professional Development Programme (YPDP). This progrmame is a result of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between IUCN and the Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University in March 2009. …  

13 Mar 2012 | International news release

Participantes del Taller en Honduras

Honduran National Authorities Dialogue on Governance in the Goascorán River Binational Watershed

Representatives of national public and private institutions involved with watersheds participate in a capacity-building workshop on water governance in the Goascorán Binational Watershed …   | Spanish

13 Mar 2012 | News story
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Comisión Binacional del Río Sixaola

Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Establishes Road Map

Based on a self-appraisal of the current situation, the Binational Commission of the Sixaola Watershed defined a strengthening work plan with other entities …   | Spanish

13 Mar 2012 | News story
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