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Protecting Our Coasts: The Promise of Nature-Based Resilience
Coastal ecosystems, such as mangroves, seagrasses, reefs and wetlands, provide natural protection against storm surges and other coastal climate impacts. But these ecosystems are vulnerable to damage, and themselves need to be preserved. Ocean acidification, rising sea levels, changes in water…
A delegation of 13 experts, led by Ms Sonia Peña Moreno – Director, International Policy Centre – represented IUCN at the fifteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP15), held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from 9 to 20 May…
First meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC-1)
The first meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-1) took place in hybrid format from 28 November to 2 December, in Punta del Este, Uruguay, with a Multi-stakeholder Forum taking place on 26 November, and regional consultations and bureau meeting on 27 November.
Live Storytelling: Tech4Nature Solutions in Focus [EN] April 19 10 AM CET / 5 PM CET
Join us to hear first-hand from the solution providers about their technology enabled conservation outcomes and the story behind it!
After the success of the publication of the Tech4Nature – Solution in Focus publication, this webinar is organised to keep the conversation going!
IUCN Leaders Forum Geneva 2023
The second edition of the IUCN Leaders Forum will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 11 – 13 October 2023, under the theme Global goals for nature: tracking progress, financing success.
Committing to advance transboundary water cooperation worldwide for sustainable development, climate action, stability and peace
Transboundary waters account for 60% of the world’s freshwater flows. More than 3 billion people depend on them. To sustain and advance cooperation, the Transboundary Water Cooperation Coalition, a diverse, multi-stakeholder coalition of actors from around the world with a wide range of…
2025 International Year of Glaciers' Preservation
The world’s snow, glaciers, and ice sheets are essential long-term renewable sources of freshwater, whether in polar regions, in the mountains or in downstream regions. As a side event of the UN Water Conference, the event will serve as a platform for stakeholders to express their commitments…
Source to Sea (S2S) approach: from methodology to practice
The S2S approach is an interface between land and oceans that allows for integrated planning and implementation of integrated water resources management while preserving natural resources and generating environmental socio-economic benefits for current and future generations.
Water, Climate, and Biodiversity: Managing Connected Freshwater Ecosystems for Multiple Benefits
Freshwater degradation threatens biodiversity. Ensuring that freshwater systems and their water supplies are protected from degradation will be one of the most important battles in the coming decades. This Knowledge Dialogue and UN Water Conference side event will explore how natural and human-…
Interactive Dialogue - Water for Climate, Resilience and Environment
The interactive dialogue is one of five, which are a key part of the official Programme of the UN Water Conference. It will explore the current status, challenges and opportunities for progress, including transformative solutions, related to the interlinkages between water, climate resilience…