Statements by Inger Andersen

  • Southern white rhinos grazing on the Ol Pejeta Conservancy Photo: © Frank AF Petersens

    IUCN Director General’s statement on International Day for Biological Diversity 2017

    22.05.2017

    How often do we credit our planet’s biological diversity with keeping us healthy, relaxed and inspired? Probably not often enough. Yet we all know it. Instinctively. We know that what we seek to relax: a walk in nature; a wonderful trip to the beach.  Or...

  • Indigenous women from the Q’echí’ Photo: © IUCN / Marco Calvo

    IUCN Director General's statement on International Women’s Day 2017

    08.03.2017

    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 2017, the world again calls for equality between men and women across all sectors of society.  

  • IUCN DG at CBD CoP13 IUCN Director General Inger Andersen gives IUCN's statement to the Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD CoP13) in Cancun, Mexico, 5 December 2016. Photo: IUCN/Mark Gnadt

    IUCN addresses CBD CoP 13 on the urgency of increasing efforts to protect biodiversity

    05.12.2016

    Today, IUCN Director General Inger Andersen delivered the following statement to the Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD CoP13) in Cancun, Mexico. In the statement, IUCN urges Parties to the...

  • Primary forest in central Reunion island Photo: © JP Palasi

    Statement by IUCN Director General at the UNFCCC COP22 in Marrakech

    17.11.2016

    We meet at a historic moment in time. The rapid entry-into-force of the Paris Agreement, and the convening of CMA1 in Marrakech, heralds the beginning of a new era for achieving concerted global action on climate change.

  • Waterfall in Paksong district, Lao PDR Waterfall in Paksong district, Lao PDR  Photo: IUCN Photo Library / © Phaivanh Phiapalath

    IUCN and the Global Environment Facility – celebrating a 25-year partnership

    05.08.2016

    As part of the institutional architecture created to fulfil the vision of the 1992 Earth Summit, outlined in Agenda 21, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) has made an enormous contribution to environmental protection and nature conservation.

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