Asia

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Asia” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Nine conservationists with diverse expertise, on protected area and biodiversity governance and management effectiveness, became part of the newly...
The Expert Assessment Group for the Green List (EAGL) in the Republic of South Korea had their Green List evaluation and process training in Seoul on 24 and 25 October, 2019. IUCN’s Global Protected...
On 11 November 2019, 20 representatives of government agencies and NGOs from Korea and China attended the third Meeting of the Working Group on the...
The meeting was hosted and funded by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF), Korea and Shinan County, and facilitated by IUCN, the East Asia- Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) and the...
On 5 September 2019, IUCN Asia led a thematic dialogue on Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for ocean ecosystems and water resources during the Asia-...
Held at the UN Convention Centre in Bangkok, Thailand, the event was attended by approximately 120 representatives of government agencies, intergovernmental organisations, NGOs and academic...
IUCN and Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) jointly organised a series of citizen journalism trainings for local communities in Bang Pakong...
Organised as part of the Mekong WET project, the trainings aimed to enhance the reporting skills of local communities who rely on wetland resources for their survival. The trainings also helped local...
The Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) was highlighted as a model for regional collaboration for biodiversity conservation during the ‘’...
Co-organised by the Henan University and the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), it gathered more than 90 participants from various sectors including governments, NGOs and academia from 14...
As part of the 7th IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum held in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 6-8 November 2019, the Asia Protected Areas Partnership (...
At the recent 7th IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum held in Islamabad, over 70 representatives of government agencies, NGOs and the private sector participated in the ‘’Asia Protected Areas...
The 5th Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) Steering Committee meeting, held in Bangkok on 24 and 25 July 2019, reaffirmed that the Partnership...
The Steering Committee meeting was the largest in APAP’s history, with participants from 16 Asian countries in attendance, as well as IUCN Regional Councillors and representatives from the IUCN World...
The Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) has welcomed two new Members since June 2019: the Department of Protected Forest Management (DPFM) under...
The Department of Protected Forest Management (DPFM), formerly known as Department of Nature Conservation (DNC), was established in 2017 with the responsibility to oversee the management of forest...
The IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas today released guidelines for ‘recognising and reporting other effective area-based conservation...
At the launch, WCPA Chair Kathy MacKinnon emphasized: OECMs are an important means by which to accelerate progress towards the Aichi 2020 conservation targets and will likely be integral to the...
IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group links landscapes, reducing fragmentation and enabling migratory flows essential to a...
  Specialist Group Leader  Gary Tabor   IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group TOR 2017-2020 Visit the Conservation Corridor site for more...
Find in the table below the date and links to the reports of the meetings of the various task forces:
Task Force Meeting date Meeting location Meeting Ref. Link to report   Noise 4-5 November 2019 Russian Federation  NTF-17 In preparation   Photo-ID and new...
CEC Regional Vice Chair Hanying Li presented #NatureForAll and nature education best practice from Europe to teachers from primary and middle schools...
The training was co-organized by #NatureForAll partner, China Environmental Education Centre (CEEC) of Ministry of Ecology and Environment, China, in collaboration with the local Environmental...

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