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Should IUCN change its statutory regions? Members are invited to express their views

For a number of years, the IUCN statutory regions have been criticized by some members. The Governance Task Force of Council has been evaluating the boundaries of the IUCN’s statutory regions and the related issue of regional representation on Council. …  

20 Mar 2008 | News story

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Review of Options for Managing the Impacts of Locally Overabundant African Elephants

Some of the most important decisions in wildlife management in Africa revolve around elephants. …  

20 Mar 2008 | News story

Pangani river system : state of the basin report - 2007, Tanzania

Tanzania: Working towards better ecosystems in Pangani river basin

A new project in Tanzania's Pangani river basin aims to improve water flows for the benefit of all its users. …  

20 Mar 2008 | News story

Climate change phenomenon is a reality – poses serious water and food security threats

Inclusive policies and an urgent action plan required to minimize the threats Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu Kashmir, 18 March, 2008 (IUCN) – A Seminar titled Climate Change: The Phenomenon and its Impacts was held on March 18, 2008 at the Neelum View Hotel, Muzaffarabad. Jointly organized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Pakistan’s AJK Programme, the purpose of the Seminar was to raise awareness about the issue with a special focus on AJK. The initiative has been funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID). …  

18 Mar 2008 | International news release

Presentación de la Declaración de Lima al Presidente de Perú, Dr. Alan García.

Iberoamérica da pasos firmes para la Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hídricos

Los asistentes al seminario confirmaron estar de acuerdo con los principios de la Agenda 21 y las recomendaciones de la 16ª Sesión de la Comisión de Desarrollo Sostenible de Naciones Unidas para la elaboración e implantación de Planes Nacionales en GIRH, realizada durante la Conferencia Mundial sobre Desarrollo Sostenible, en 2002. …  

17 Mar 2008 | News story

Indígenas de Riobamba, Ecuador.

Pueblos indígenas cumplen un papel clave en la lucha contra el cambio climático

El reporte hace un llamado a las personas responsables por el diseño de políticas, para que tomen en cuenta las experiencias de los pueblos indígenas cuando desarrollen sus políticas de cambio climático. 

17 Mar 2008 | News story

Camel caravan in Komadugu Yobe river basin, North East Nigeria

Indigenous peoples play key role in coping with climate change – IUCN

Indigenous peoples around the world will bear the brunt of climate change – but they are also armed with the traditional knowledge to survive its effects. …   | French

17 Mar 2008 | International news release

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IUCN welcomes Azerbaijan Ornithological Society

IUCN welcomes the Azerbaijan Ornithological Society (AOS) as its first NGO Member in Azerbaijan. …  

15 Mar 2008 | News story

Reunion de l’UICN (Bureaux de Bruxelles et de Montréal), la Francophonie (IEPF) et le Gouvernement du Québec, 12 mars 2008

Les francophones se mobilisent pour le congrès mondial de la nature !

Trois jours de travail intensif entre l’UICN (Bureaux de Bruxelles et de Montréal), la Francophonie (IEPF) et le Gouvernement du Québec ont permis de finaliser le programme des manifestations francophones au congrès de Barcelone et de sécuriser une partie des financements. …  

14 Mar 2008 | News story

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IUCN’s USA Multilateral Office Supports Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program Workshop

From March 6-7, 2008, the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program (CBMP) convened a group of international experts and stakeholders from arctic nations to participate in a workshop entitled “Building a Partnership for Enhanced Understanding and Conservation of Arctic Biodiversity,” held at World Wildlife Fund’s Washington DC headquarters. …  

14 Mar 2008 | News story

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