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  • Feeling save during field trip Feeling save during field trip Photo: Peter Paul van Kempen

    Great solutions deserve strategic communication

    09.07.2018

    The desert in Africa is always hungry, looking for fertile land to devour. The SAWAP project develops new ways to fight the desert, for instance with smart agriculture. That’s great! But who knows about these innovative solutions? And who adopts them? Experts...

  • Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, World Heritage, youth Madison Pearl Edwards Photo: IUCN / Angela Jones

    The 12-year-old Belizean girl who spoke up at the World Heritage Committee meeting – interview

    03.07.2018

    “I respectfully encourage the representatives of each country present to think of my generation in decision-making regarding World Heritage sites – our barrier reef and our planet depend on it.” Thus did Madison Pearl Edwards address the delegates gathered at...

  • CAIEF: IUCN team in action CAIEF: IUCN team in action Photo: CAIEF

    CAIEF 2018 - Strengthening cooperation for environment and sustainable development in Central Asia

    27.06.2018

    Second Central Asian International Environmental Forum – CAIEF was held in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) on June 5-8th, 2018 and aimed at strengthening regional cooperation for environment and sustainable development.

  • Group photo Photo: Sharon Among

    Empowering Children to #beatplasticpollution - In collaborative partnership with the IUCN CEC

    21.06.2018

    On July 5, communities around the globe gathered together to show their support for the #BeatPlasticPollution campaign. Maria Auma, a proud and enthusiastic CEC member, who is extremely passionate about helping children connect with nature shares the story of...

  • From left to right: Hossein Mahmoodi (CEC member), Hadi Veisi (CEC member),  Alex Zavarzin (CEC member), Mohamad Reza Nazari at the Shahid Beheshti University campus From left to right: Hossein Mahmoodi (CEC member), Hadi Veisi (CEC member),  Alex Zavarzin (CEC member), Mohamad Reza Nazari at the Shahid Beheshti University campus   Photo: CEC member

    Conservation Optimism in Iran

    13.06.2018

    Aleksey Zavarzin IUCN CEC  Regional Vice Chair for Eastern Europe and Central Asia meets CEC members from Iran

  • Nexus Regional Steering Committee Nexus Regional Steering Committee  Photo: IUCN

    Building partnerships for water, energy and food security in Central Asia

    13.06.2018

    At a time when global trends, such as climate change, population growth and changing consumption patterns, contribute to increasing demands for water, energy and food, impact biodiversity and threaten the livelihoods of the local population, it is ever more...

  • WED Tag Game Photo: IUCN

    Join IUCN CEC in the #BeatPlasticPollution TAG Game!

    01.06.2018

    If you agree that single use plastics cause huge problems in your environment too, join us in the global movement #BeatPlasticPollution. We invite you for a game that is fun, leads us to live on a healthier planet and helps to spread the message of...

  • Nature for All Banderole Photo: IUCN

    Celebrating the World Forest Day by tree planting and forest cleaning

    25.05.2018

    Brahim Haddane, CEC Regional Vice Chair for the Mediterranean chaired the World Forest Day celebration organised by ASMAPEC with its partners on March 21.

  • Dr. Balakrishna Pisupati at International Biodiversity Celebration Day in India Photo: IUCN

    Celebrations for the Future!

    25.05.2018

    22nd May 2018 was celebrated as the International Day for Biological Diversity, globally. As a part of this, several celebrations were held in India that also commemorated 25 years of India’s actions towards securing biodiversity for the future, through its...

  • Hanying Li at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference Photo: IUCN

    CEC presents Nature-Based Solution and #NatureForAll at Asia Society Annual Conference

    25.05.2018

    Upon invitation from East-West Center (EWC), CEC Steering Committee members, Nancy Colleton and Hanying Li, participated in“Taking Nature into Account: Can Valuing Nature and Conservation Promote Sustainable Models of Development in Asia?” a panel at the...

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