International Institute for Environment and Development

IIED publishes CEC member's research on media portrayals of pastoralists

Mike Shanahan of IIED shares a link to his report on media portrayals of pastoralists in Kenya, China and India, plus a link to weekly online IIED content. …  

22 Apr 2013 | News story

BRICKS Communication Team

Un nouveau projet pour une utilisation durable des terres et la gestion intégrée

La mission d'évaluation du projet régional de « Renforcement de la résilience par le biais de services liés à l’innovation, à la communication et aux connaissances » (BRICKS) de la Banque mondiale s’est déroulée à Bonn en Allemagne du 15 au 19 avril 2013, en marge de la 11è session du Comité pour l'examen de l'application de la Convention cadre des Nations Unies sur le Changement Climatique-CRIC 11 (9-19 Avril 2013). …  

22 Apr 2013 | News story

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Good news on Earth Day! New report highlights growing biodiversity awareness worldwide

For IUCN, whose core business is saving biodiversity, there is some very welcome news that awareness of biodiversity is growing worldwide. …  

22 Apr 2013 | News story

IUCN Commission on Education and Communication and Alcoa Foundation announce the launch of the ‘Powered by Nature’ competition in which European communications students are challenged to co-create a social media campaign.

One week left to apply for the Powered by Nature awards

Are you a European student who is excited about nature and the use of social media? Join the challenge: Bring an idea, and be invited to the Netherlands for a week of creative collaboration and play to launch IUCN CEC’s next social media campaign. Hurry up! The deadline is 30 April. …  

22 Apr 2013 | News story

Members of the IUCN National Committee express their concern about the Impacts of Coal Mining in Tharparkar and Zulfikarabad city project and the proposed Development Project on the Bundal and Buddo islands

A meeting of the IUCN Members’ National Committee held at a local hotel in Islamabad on April 18, 2013. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Shahid Sayeed Khan, Chief Executive Officer of Indus Earth Trust. …  

20 Apr 2013 | Article

Radhika Murti, Programme Officer for IUCN's Ecosystem Management Programme

Dream location or disaster risk?

"My first day at school was in a tent. We were seated on bare ground all day, with the tent walls separating us from the destruction left behind by a cyclone." …  

19 Apr 2013 | Article

Ambassador Masahiko Horie

Ambassador Masahiko Horie appointed to IUCN Council

The IUCN Council has appointed Ambassador Masahiko Horie from Japan to fill a vacancy as a Regional Councillor from South and East Asia. …   | French | Spanish

19 Apr 2013 | News story

IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands

IUCN NL appoints new chairman and new executive director

The board of IUCN NL, the Dutch committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, has appointed Nanno Kleiterp as its chairman and Maas Goote as its executive director.  …   | Dutch

19 Apr 2013 | News story
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A Step towards easing Pakistan’s water woes – National Consultative Workshop on Water

IUCN Pakistan organized a National consultative workshop on ‘Pakistan Water Programme’ in collaboration with Oxfam-Novib at a local hotel in Islamabad. The objective of the consultative workshop was to discuss the key issues Pakistan is facing in terms of depleting water resources. …  

18 Apr 2013 | International news release

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Meeting on Islands challenges at the European Parliament to take place on May 7th, 2013

Islands – key actors: What kind of partnership at the EU level?

Meeting jointly hosted by the European Parliament intergroup on Biodiversity and Climate change and prepared by the IUCN on EU Overseas Programme, the  Marine and Polar Programme (GMPP) in close collaboration with the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) 

18 Apr 2013 | News story