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  • 20 years on, civil society leads in Rio
    22.06.2012

    Governments are leaving the UN’s Sustainable Development Summit (Rio +20) with a big deal but little action. Groups of civil society and business have proved they can lead the way towards a sustainable future.
  • Commitments coming through in Rio
    21.06.2012

    As world leaders pour in to Rio de Janeiro for the UN's Sustainable Development Summit civil society, business and governments are making commitments that will make a difference, according to IUCN's Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre.
  • South American States Frustrated in Rio
    21.06.2012

    With just two days left there is a feeling of frustration on the part of many governments here at the UN Sustainable Development Summit in Rio. And many of those are from South America.
  • Rio+20: invest in nature, says IUCN
    20.06.2012

    Policy-makers must rethink economic growth, promote social equity and ensure environmental protection, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD). Among the key issues are the...
  • Rio+20: invertir en la naturaleza, dice la UICN
    20.06.2012

    Los responsables de formular las políticas deben replantearse el crecimiento económico, promover la equidad social y garantizar la protección ambiental, dice la UICN (Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza) en la Conferencia de las Naciones...
  • Rio+20: investissez dans la nature, dit l’UICN
    20.06.2012

    Les décideurs politiques doivent repenser la croissance économique, promouvoir l’équité sociale et assurer la protection environnementale, dit l’UICN (Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature) à la Conférence des Nations Unies sur le...
  • Rio+20: invistam na natureza, diz IUCN
    20.06.2012

    Os responsáveis pela implementação de políticas devem repensar o crescimento econômico, promover a igualdade social e assegurar a proteção do meio-ambiente, diz a IUCN (União Internacional pela Conservação da Natureza) durante a Conferência das Nações Unidas...
  • African expectations not yet met in Rio
    19.06.2012

    Around 50,000 delegates from around the world are attending the UN’s biggest meeting ever in Rio. The aim of the Rio +20 Sustainability Summit is to lift billions of the world’s poorest people out of poverty without exhausting the planet’s resources. But...
  • Let’s get serious!
    18.06.2012

    IUCN and the UN Global Compact are helping business in Rio get serious about biodiversity, boosting private sector efforts in conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services – the benefits we get from nature.
  • At the crossroads of conservation and development
    18.06.2012

    Transboundary cooperation among adjacent countries epitomizes the ambition of the Rio +20 conference. As discussed during the side event organized by IUCN and the Italian Government (DGCS) at the UN Conference on sustainable development (Rio+20), it offers...
  • Up the road from Rio - fresh forests and green jobs
    17.06.2012

    Several centuries of farming have left the Atlantic rainforest north of Rio de Janeiro scarred and with just a few patches of forest left as havens to rare birds and mammals. Recovery of this forest would seem a tall order. But for Mauricio Ruiz, founder of...
  • Rio+20 Launch: TEEB for Water and Wetlands
    13.06.2012

    A new TEEB -The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity- initiative for Water and Wetlands will be launched at the UN's Summit on Sustainable Development on 15 June in Rio, Brazil.
  • Turning the Rio dream into reality
    05.06.2012

    Today we celebrate World Environment Day — a moment for the conservation community to take a deep, collective breath as we power towards the Rio+20 conference and onwards to the IUCN World Conservation Congress, writes IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-...
  • IUCN Congress Programme now live
    04.06.2012

    As the World Conservation Congress draws closer, you can now view what’s on and when. Regularly updated, the Online Programme is a handy companion to organize your schedule in Jeju and make the most out of your experience.
  • Jeju marks 100-day countdown
    04.06.2012

    Shorter are the days that separate us from the IUCN World Conservation Congress. That was the motivation driving the D-100 celebrations held on Saturday 2 June at the International Convention Centre Jeju (ICCJ).
  • Programa del Congreso en directo
    04.06.2012

    A medida que se aproxima el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza, usted puede enterarse de lo que ocurre y cuándo. Actualizado con regularidad, el Programa en línea es un compañero útil para organizar su agenda en Jeju y obtener el máximo provecho de su...
  • Programme du Congrès en ligne
    04.06.2012

    Alors que le Congrès mondial de de la nature de l'IUCN approche, vous pouvez maintenant accéder au contenu et au calendrier du programme. Régulièrement mis à jour, le Programme en ligne est un moyen pratique d’organiser votre agenda à Jeju (Corée) et de...
  • French Language Sacred Natural Sites Guidelines Launched
    22.05.2012

    Today at the Indigenous Forum of the International Congress of Ethnobiology the IUCN - UNESCO Sacred Natural Sites Guidelines - French Language Version were launched. The Guidelines are part of the Protected Area Best Practice Guideline Series of the World...
  • Message from the Director General
    15.05.2012

    Dear members of the IUCN network, after years of international negotiations, the world has just seen the establishment of IPBES, a top global platform that is to regularly assess the state of biodiversity, our fragile ecosystems and the essential services...
  • Mensaje de la Directora General
    15.05.2012

    Estimados miembros de la red UICN: Tras varios años de negociaciones internacionales, el mundo acaba de presenciar el establecimiento de laIPBES, una plataforma mundial de primera línea que periódicamente evaluará el estado de la biodiversidad, nuestros...
  • Message de la Directrice générale
    15.05.2012

    Cher(e) membre du réseau UICN, après des années de négociations internationales, la Plateforme intergouvernementale scientifique et politique sur la biodiversité et les services écosystémiques (IPBES) vient enfin d’être créée. Cette plateforme mondiale sera...
  • Top global platform on biodiversity and its benefits established
    24.04.2012

    After several years of international negotiations, the final operational design of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) was agreed upon during the Second Plenary Session to build IPBES held in Panama City, Panama, from...
  • Linking IUCN science to global action
    20.04.2012

     IUCN is ready to participate actively and share its most prominent knowledge products with an emerging global platform on biodiversity and its benefits (IPBES). Learn more on IUCN’s knowledge, tools and standards and discover how these can help IPBES...
  • All go for IPBES in Panama
    18.04.2012

    This week, governments, intergovernmental organizations, NGOs, UN conventions, bodies and agencies are gathered in Panama to shape an emerging global platform linking science and policy on biodiversity and is benefits (IPBES).
  • IUCN offers conservation knowledge for global nature platform
    13.04.2012

    The world needs a stronger link between government policy and scientific facts regarding nature and its benefits. IUCN is taking part in the second plenary session of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), 16-21 April,...

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