Global Policy

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About IPBES The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is the intergovernmental body which assesses the state of biodiversity and of the ecosystem...
2017 IUCN Key messages for UNFCCC COP23 2016 IUCN Key messages for UNFCCC COP22 2015 IUCN Position paper on climate change 2015 IUCN Policy summary on climate change 2015...
A series of success stories!  In light of the rapid decline of biodiversity over the last decades, maintaining the essential services that it provides requires immediate action and the...
2017 21st meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice - Montreal, Canada IUCN Position Paper for CBD SBSTTA21, December 2017  UICN Document de...
Bonn Challenge Asia meeting
In May of 2017, Asia's first High Level Roundtable meeting on the Bonn Challenge was held in South Sumatra, Indonesia. The two-day meeting was...
Read the meeting report: Click the link on the right hand side to download.  Click here to view. Read more about the Roundtable. Read more about the Bonn Challenge.
IUCN's work with the CBD IUCN has been involved in the CBD since its drafting and through its development.  IUCN has fed into decisions of the Conference of the Parties to the...
Sustainable management of terrestrial ecosystems helps mitigate climate change and supports the livelihoods, health and well-being of millions of people around the world. Terrestrial...
Unequal allocation, management and access to natural resources create economic inequalities between individuals and groups, within and among countries. IUCN works with indigenous peoples,...
Nature provides the infrastructure needed to supply clean water for human use in daily subsistence, agriculture and energy generation. At the same time, secure water supplies are needed to...
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are matters of fundamental human rights and social justice. Women play vital roles as natural resource managers, knowledge holders and...
Healthy ecosystems contribute to food security by making food systems more productive and stable in the long term. Healthy ecosystems also strengthen the resilience and adaptability of farming...
Conserving nature helps maintain the natural resources that sustain the world’s economies. This is particularly important for sectors directly dependent on these resources, such as agriculture,...

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