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Councillors and Commissions, 28-29 January (Malaga)

Enhancing engagement of IUCN-Med with councillors and commissions

On 28 and 29 January, a meeting was held by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation in the aim of “enhancing engagement of IUCN-Med with councillors and commissions". The meeting, which took place at the Civic Centre in Malaga, was opened by Regional Councillor for the Environment of the Andalusian Government, Cinta Castillo.  | French | Spanish

19 Mar 2009 | News story

Experts worked collaboratively to devise the Ha Long Bay GRP.

Oil Spill Geographic Response Plan Developed for Quang Ninh and Hai Phong

Fifty-five sea administrators and experts on environmental resource management, and on marine commerce and access issues convened at an IUCN-supported training workshop in Ha Long Bay 9 -13 March to develop a geographic response plan to oil spill risks for the sea and coastal areas bordering Quang Ninh and Hai Phong. …   | Vietnamese

19 Mar 2009 | News story
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Fishing on Lake Kosi in St Lucia, South Africa

Southern Africa’s freshwater species in firing line

Many freshwater fish, crabs, dragonflies, molluscs and aquatic plants are at risk of extinction in southern Africa if its rivers and lakes are not protected from developers, according to IUCN. …   | French | Spanish

19 Mar 2009 | International news release

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Share water to make peace – IUCN

More people and less water could mean increased conflict for scarce shared water resources, warns IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature). But in its latest report IUCN clearly shows how better cooperation over shared rivers can help governments avoid water crises. …  

18 Mar 2009 | International news release

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Compartir el agua, promover la paz - UICN

UICN presente en el Foro Mundial del Agua. Estambul, Turquía - 16 al 22 de marzo de 2009 …  

18 Mar 2009 | News story
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Compartir el agua para hacer la paz – UICN

En la región de Mesoamérica más de un 60% de las principales cuencas que abastecen grandes poblaciones son compartidas por dos o más países. Durante el Foro Mundial del Agua, la región pretende hacer una muestra de vídeos sobre los proyectos que se desarrollan en la región en búsqueda de una mejor gestión del agua en los distintos países, parte del trabajo mostrará las acciones que se vienen desarrollando con la juventud. …  

18 Mar 2009 | International news release
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Some of the Participants in Maputo advocacy meeting

IUCN Mozambique Hosts Advocacy Workshop

Landscapes and Livelihoods Strategy (LLS) and The World Initiative on Sustainable pastoralism (WISP) organized a workshop recently in Maputo, Mozambique, to discuss ways of strengthening their advocacy activities. The three-day workshop, which drew participants from 8 countries, covered topics which included political analysis, multi-stakeholder dialogue, barrier analysis and communication, and how they can be applied in advocacy work to enhance impact. …  

18 Mar 2009 | News story
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Gender makes a difference in water management

Women have considerable knowledge about water resources, including water quality and reliability, and are key to the success of water resources development and protection, according to IUCN. …  

18 Mar 2009 | News story

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Reform now, save water, says IUCN

Increased pressure on water means better laws, regulations and policies must be put in place if we are to sustain this precious resource, says IUCN’s latest report. …  

17 Mar 2009 | International news release

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Reforma ahora, ahorra agua, dice la UICN

Estambul, Turquía, 17 marzo 2009 (UICN) – El aumento en la presión sobre el agua se traduce en mejores leyes, reglamentos y políticas que se deben poner en marcha si se quiere mantener este preciado recurso, esto es lo que se desprende del último informe de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN). …  

17 Mar 2009 | International news release
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