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Dinaric Arc - Transboundary Cooperation

Now that we know where we are, how do we move ahead?

In the beginning of its second year of implementation the joint IUCN, WWF and SNV Environment for People in the Dinaric Arc project took a step forward in convening stakeholders from the region of the Western Balkans to agree on concrete joint actions that will advance cross-border cooperation in the region. The project is funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and runs for three years. …  

22 Jul 2010 | News story

 Dr William (Bill) Jackson

Climate change, Restoration and Resilience

“We need to continuously, strongly and publicly argue that carbon sequestration is only one of many ecosystem services that forests can provide”. 

22 Jul 2010 | News story

Cattle at Xe Champhone Wetlands in Savannakhet Province_DoE, WREA

Lao PDR steps up wetlands protection

LAO PDR has stepped up the protection of its wetlands by joining the Ramsar Convention.   …  

22 Jul 2010 | News story
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Group photo of the participants

Mapping of EIA Processes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Nathiagali, July 21, 2010 “The Government is making all out efforts to provide the citizens clean air and water and conserve the forests and the Next Five-Year plan is almost finalized with ample allocations following a historic allocation of Rs. 28.3 billion during the last five year plan,”  said Dr. Aurangzeb Khan, Chief Environment Section of Planning Commission of Pakistan in his inaugural speech at a workshop on “Mapping of Environmental Impact Assessment Processes” organized by Environment Protection Agency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with IUCN Pakistan. …  

21 Jul 2010 | International news release

Beung Kiat Ngong, LAO PDR

Lao PDR steps up wetlands protection

LAO PDR has stepped up the protection of its wetlands by joining the Ramsar Convention. IUCN played a key role in the recent accession of Lao PDR to the international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilisation of wetlands. …  

21 Jul 2010 | News story

Agriculture in Panama

Access and Benefit Sharing: negotiations to resume in September

CBD Parties agree to meet before Nagoya to “finalize” draft Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing (ABS). Another week of the Resumed Ninth Meeting of the Working Group on Access and Benefit sharing of the Convention on Biological Diversity is over and even though the general spirit among the negotiators in Montreal has been positive, the outcome of the talks is mixed.   …  

21 Jul 2010 | News story

Jane Smart

Nagoya de Atsumarou! - Let’s get together in Nagoya!

Jane Smart, Director of the Biodiversity Conservation Group and IUCN Head of Delegation for the Convention on Biological Diversity’s tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CBD COP10) Nagoya, Japan, 18-29 October 2010, tells us how IUCN is gearing up for this crucial event. …   | French | Spanish

21 Jul 2010 | News story

photo de famille avec le SG de la région du Centre - Est

Plan d'Aménagement et de Gestion de la forêt de Sablogo

L’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la nature (UICN) programme du Burkina, a tenu un atelier de validation du Plan d’Aménagement et de Gestion de la forêt de Sablogo le mercredi 07 juillet 2010 à Tenkodogo dans la région du  Centre Est du Burkina.
 

20 Jul 2010 | News story
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Présentation du projet lors de l'atelier de lancement

Lancement CC-PREMI

 Le 19 juin 2010 s’est tenu à Dakar (Sénégal), dans la salle de réunion du bureau de l’UICN, l’atelier de lancement du projet « Intégration de l’adaptation au changement climatique dans les stratégies de réduction de la pauvreté en Afrique de l’Ouest » de l’Initiative pour la réduction de la pauvreté et la gestion de l’environnement (PREMI) en abrégé CC_PREMI.
 

19 Jul 2010 | News story
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