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  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 signing ceremony Photo: IUCN

    France to host IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020


    Marseille, France – The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today signed an agreement to jointly organise the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in 2020 in...

  • Swiss EAGL May 2018 Photo: IUCN/Jenny Kelleher

    The Swiss EAGL has landed


    The IUCN Green List for Protected and Conserved Areas (GLPCA) made an important step forward in its implementation with the inauguration of the Swiss Expert Assessment Groups – Green List (EAGL) in Gland, at IUCN's headquarters on May 8th 2018.

  • Man woman planting beetroot community garden Photo: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock

    Redirecting EU CAP payments to sustainable farming


    Unsustainable farming is the largest threat to Europe’s unique biodiversity and the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) makes up the largest part of the EU budget. That is why EU policymakers need to ensure that direct payments under the next CAP are awarded...


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