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  • 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.
  • Blog: Negotiating [clean] water in Rio
    18.06.2012

    My first day in Rio was yesterday. I was off the plane at 6 am, to the hotel and then straight to Rio Centro for a lunchtime side event with the Ramsar Secretariat on the upcoming TEEB study on water and wetlands.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Report Calls for REDD+ to Invest in Forest Communities
    16.05.2012

    Income generated from REDD+ should be given to forest communities to invest in their future, recommends a new report by The Forests Dialogue (TFD). Investing locally in this way should be part of understanding REDD+ as integral to broader development among...
  • 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...
  • BRIDGE – Training workshop on water governance
    19.04.2012

    Promoting water governance capacity across boundaries lies at the core of the IUCN BRIDGE -Building River Dialogue and Governance- project. A training workshop on water governance learning took place in Lima, Peru from 13 to 15 April for BRIDGE coordinators...
  • Congress Forum just a few clicks away
    01.04.2012

    Enhance your experience of the Forum and visit the dedicated web-spaces, which have been specifically designed to give easy access to important information surrounding the event.
  • El Foro del Congreso a solo unos clics
    01.04.2012

    Optimice su experiencia en el Foro y visite los espacios web dedicados, que han sido específicamente diseñados para facilitar el acceso a información de interés relacionada con el evento.
  • Le Forum en quelques clics
    01.04.2012

    Profitez au maximum de votre expérience du Forum du Congrès et engagez-vous dans les espaces-web ! Ceux-ci ont été spécialement conçus pour faciliter l’accès à toutes les informations importantes concernant l'événement.
  • World Water Forum: nature takes centre stage
    10.03.2012

    Natural ‘infrastructure’ such as river basins, forests, lakes and wetlands, plays a key role in addressing today’s global water needs and must be an integral part of every country’s water management portfolio, says IUCN (International Union for Conservation...
  • Foro Mundial del Agua: la naturaleza asume un papel central
    10.03.2012

    La “infraestructura” natural, como las cuencas hidrográficas, bosques, lagos y humedales, juega un papel clave en el abordaje de las necesidades globales de agua y debe ser parte integral de los programas de gestión de los recursos hídricos de todos los...
  • Forum mondial de l’eau: la nature sur le devant de la scène
    10.03.2012

    Les « infrastructures » naturelles, telles que les bassins hydrographiques, les forêts, les lacs et les zones humides, jouent un rôle central pour répondre aux besoins actuels en eau et doivent faire partie du portefeuille de gestion de l’eau de chacun des...
  • Nature’s a solution to global water needs, IUCN
    06.03.2012

    Media Advisory: Water resources are under increasing stress: with burgeoning populations, growing economies and a changing climate, water scarcity and pollution are set to intensify.
  • Video Message: World Water Forum, Time for Solutions
    01.03.2012

    At the occasion of the 6th World Water Forum, Dr Mark Smith, Director IUCN Global Water Programme, explains the conference tagline 'Time for Solutions' and why the World Water Forum is the world's largest and most important meeting on water.
  • Celebrating World Wetlands Day
    02.02.2012

    Every year World Wetlands Day is celebrated on 2 February, marking the day of the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, 41 years ago in the Iranian city of Ramsar. This year the theme of World Wetlands Day is ‘Wetland Tourism, A Great Experience...
  • IUCN expertise in UN push for sustainable energy for all
    22.01.2012

    IUCN’s Director General joined United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week to outline his Sustainable Energy for All initiative to the media.
  • Species on the Edge app is launched
    16.11.2011

    Acclaimed by the US Apple Store as ‘New and Noteworthy’, the new Species on the Edge app is a detailed guide to 365 species from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Featuring stunning photos and thought-provoking information it allows users to learn...
  • arborvitae Issue 44 - Forests: a legal challenge
    31.10.2011

    Where there is no title: Security of tenure is neither a sufficient nor a necessary condition for trust and confidence about future benefits. Feature: Customary laws can have a significant influence on access to – and use of – land and forests in...
  • IUCN addresses food, water and energy security at UN meeting
    28.09.2011

    IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, chaired a high-level discussion on food, water and energy security during the recent meeting of the UN Secretary General’s High Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All. She championed the theme that energy, water...

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