News | 27 Nov, 2023
This introductory report's target audience is professionals from governments, civil society, private sector, and other stakeholders who know multilateral processes and treaties but are not high seas “BBNJ (biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction) experts”. The report is more digestible than…
Story | 08 Nov, 2023
Through a multi-day engagement with local women, men, girls and boys, as well as rangers and Sheikhs from the reserve's surrounding communities, IUCN ensured a space for the voices of local peoples in the future management of AlUla’s largest nature reserve.
Story | 08 Aug, 2023
Sara Albanna, Bahrain Women Association for Human Development
News | 28 Jul, 2023
High-level document explains why nature-positive initiatives must be fast-tracked, with RCU’s concept of Comprehensive Regeneration in AlUla highlighted as a model for responsible development through the key principles of respect for landscape, culture and heritage.
Released on the…
News | 05 Jun, 2023
Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Muawieh Radaideh, The Minister of Environment, The International Union for Conservation of Nature – Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA) and Global Affairs Canada launched the project "Enhancing Climate Resilience of Biodiversity Hotspots in Jordan". The…
News | 31 May, 2023
KSRNR, Saudi Arabia, 29 May 2023 – King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Royal Reserve development authority, which is Restoring degraded ecosystems and conserves habitats and wildlife, has been officially announced as a government member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN…
News | 25 Apr, 2023
Ziad Samaha tragically passed away on 22 April 2023 following a diving accident, at the age of 42. Ziad was the IUCN Marine and Coastal Zone Management Programme Manager for the Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) for nearly ten years, until June 2022.
Story | 24 Apr, 2023
Today we honour a dear IUCN colleague and friend - Ziad Samaha - who was a true champion for conservation in the Mediterranean.