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The advisory body on natural World Heritage, IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, recommends World Heritage status for three sites...
Three biodiversity sites recommended for inscription In the evaluations released today, IUCN recommends two proposals to inscribe natural areas on the World Heritage List, as well as one extension... Read more
IUCN’s Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform provides evidence and knowledge to guide action toward women’s empowerment and gender...
IUCN’s EGI was initially developed in 2013 as a pilot index, named the Environment and Gender Index; it is now known as the Environment and Gender Information platform. The EGI platform aims −... Read more
In Malawi, when asked what trees should be planted as a part of forest landscape restoration (FLR) projects, local stakeholders—predominantly male—...
“We don’t need to tell the women about forests, they know their value and they’re ready to strike a balance between protecting and managing them.” – Jackie Siles, IUCN Global Gender Office Malawi... Read more
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
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Every day, in their roles as farmers, foresters and household providers, women use and manage natural resources, making them integral to conservation...
In March 2016, a series of capacity-building sessions and workshops on gender-responsive FLR was held for staff from IUCN and partner organisations, government representatives, local women’s networks... Read more
The MFF regional secretariat along with MFF country staff will be presenting at the upcoming IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai’i from 1 - 10...
The Congress brings together people from all over the world to discuss and develop solutions to the world’s most pressing conservation and sustainability issues. It provides an opportunity for... Read more
El pasado 03 de septiembre en el Congreso Mundial para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, las organizaciones miembro de UICN: FUNDECOR, CALMECAC,...
Experiencias de restauración de paisajes forestales: de los bosques de Centroamérica al mundo entero “La restauración forestal es un trabajo arduo que requiere de mucha participación proactiva de... Read more
Gender integration in water governance policies received a boost in the Lower Mekong Region through a recent workshop co-organised by Oxfam and IUCN...
Through a series of presentations, interactive demonstrations and creative brainstorming sessions, the ‘Oxfam IUCN Gender and Women’s Leadership in Water Governance' workshop developed... Read more
Are you working in conservation? In forest, marine, climate change areas or others? Has water made an unexpected appearance in your work? Then we are...
You may be focusing on protected areas, or nature based livelihoods, or forest management, or climate change adaptation….or one of many other conservation topics, yet you are finding yourself... Read more
On February 2nd the world celebrates its wetlands – complex ecosystems that provide a wide variety of services and benefits for people and nature. ...
'Wetlands and disaster risk reduction' is the theme of World Wetlands Day 2017 (WWD17). Spearheaded by the Ramsar Convention, WWD17 will focus on how wetlands can be protected, restored,... Read more
The gender and environment landscape is slowly changing in Brazil – after several years of concerted effort by IUCN to further gender considerations...
Women around the world are responsible for the management of local ecosystems and, consequently, have a huge impact on the success or failure of conservation interventions. Recognising these... Read more
For over a century, the world has come together on 8th March to observe International Women’s Day. Today, as we celebrate International Women’s Day...
While tremendous progress has been made by women and girls in society over the years, we still have a considerable way to journey. The fact remains that as women we still need to fight against... Read more

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