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Our Members in the News: The Birdlife International 48th Global Council Meeting 2014

 The Council participates in an interactive workshop for local institutions being hosted by the Arab Bank in Jordan and organized by RSCN. An opportunity  to promote RSCN’s work as a BirdLife Partner in Jordan. …  

06 Jul 2014 | Article

The Cedar Pride shipwreck in Aqaba

Our Members in the News: Promoting social and economic development in Med countries

The Cedar Pride shipwreck site in Aqaba- Jordan, selected as a pilot site in the HELAND project, the only underwater site selected in the project as it holds a unique extraordinary ecological and historical value. …  

06 Jul 2014 | Article

Round Table Discussion

Our Members in News: Bahrain Women Association Celebrates World Environment Day - Raise your Voice, Not the Sea Level

Environmental Citizenship Program of Bahrain Women Association in collaboration with Arab Young Climate Change Movement (AYCM) celebrated the World Environment Day (WED) 2014 with the Green Club members at Royal University for Women in the Kingdom of Bahrain on June 5th. …  

01 Jul 2014 | Article

Emirates Environmental Group Logo

Our Members in News: Emirates Environmental Group Joins Forces with FARNEK to Accelerate Climate Protection Awareness

 In an attempt to fight the current climate crisis on the professional and practical level, Emirates Environmental Group, with UN Global Compact Network and supported by FARNEK Total Facilities Management conducted a one-day “Climate Protection Workshop” on the 19th of June 2014 in Dubai. …  

30 Jun 2014 | Article

The Opening Ceremony

The Opening of a Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Plant in Muqablaine

 “In fact, in Jordan, only 63% of the population is connected to the central wastewater network.” H.E. the Minister of Water and Irrigation, Dr. Hazim El-Naser said. “This leaves a significant amount of the population, especially in rural and new development zones of cities without this service, leading often to the usage of inadequate solutions with possible negative effects on the environment and public health” …  

30 Jun 2014 | Article

Hima Bani Hashem Villages

The Amman Declaration on Innovating Hima - Endorsed

As a sign of HRH Prince EL Hassan Bin Talal’s belief in the role of Al- Hima in combating desertification and drought in West Asia in general and Jordan in particular, he signed The Amman Declaration on Innovating Hima.prepared by IUCN ROWA and different stakeholders during a Forum last month.  …  

25 Jun 2014 | Article

National Action Plans to Combat Desertification Workshop

The Alignment of National Action Plans to Combat Desertification in the Arab Countries

On the occasion of the World Day to Combat Desertification, a workshop was held, under the patronage of HE Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water in the UAE, in Dubai on the 18th June, 2014 to discuss the alignment of national action plans to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought in the Arab countries. …  

22 Jun 2014 | Article

World Day to Combat Desertification 2013

Land Belongs to the Future - Let’s Climate Proof It: Celebrate World Day to Combat Desertification

 HRH Prince EL Hassan Bin Talal believes in systematic scale up of Hima concept and as a sign of his continues support in combating desertification and drought in West Asia in general and Jordan in particular has signed The Amman Declaration on Innovating Hima. …  

22 Jun 2014 | Article

Hippos in the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania

Illegal trade puts more World Heritage sites in danger

Doha, Qatar, 18 June 2014 (IUCN) – Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve has been listed as World Heritage in Danger due to unprecedented levels of illegal wildlife trade, as announced today at the 38th annual World Heritage Committee meeting in Doha, Qatar. …  

18 Jun 2014 | International news release

37th World Heritage Committee, Phnom Penh, 2013

IUCN urges excellence for World Heritage

Doha, Qatar, 15 June 2014 (IUCN) – World Heritage faces growing threats from illegal wildlife trade and development pressures, requiring the highest standards in conservation action at the global level, according to IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), the Convention’s advisory body on nature.  …   | Arabic

15 Jun 2014 | News story

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