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  • Group photo of the Workshop Participants Group photo of the Workshop Participants Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    The First Forest Fire Control and Management Centre opens in Shinkiari, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    05.10.2018

    IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) through GEF-UNDP funded Sustainable Forest Management Project organized a training for the Forest Department staff on Forest Fire Control and Management and also...

  • MAC Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan addressing the conference participants Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    First Judicial Conference on Environmental Justice by AJ&K environmental Protection Agency

    25.09.2018

    The first Judicial Conference on Environmental Justice was organized by the Environmental Protection Agency the ‘First Judicial Conference on Environmental Justice’ on September 15, 2018 in Muzaffarabad. The honorable Chief Justice of Azad Jammu and Kashmir...

  • Advisor Climate Change, Mr. Malik Amin Aslam visiing the Urban Forest Model Park at Clifton, Karachi Advisor Climate Change, Mr. Malik Amin Aslam visiing the Urban Forest Model Park at Clifton, Karachi Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    Advisor Climate Change, Mr. Malik Amin Aslam visits IUCN Pakistan

    19.09.2018

    Mr. Malik Amin Aslam, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change paid a visit to the IUCN Pakistan Country Office during his first visit to Karachi after assuming office of the Advisor Climate Change. He was welcomed by the Country Representative of IUCN...

  • Two-day workshop organized by IUCN and the Ministry of Climate Change, under the Sustainable Forest Management project on Sep 6-7, 2018 Two-day workshop organized by IUCN and the Ministry of Climate Change, under the Sustainable Forest Management project on Sep 6-7, 2018 Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    Need for Sustainable Management of Forests underscored by Experts

    10.09.2018

    The need to introduce sustainable forest management practices into Pakistan’s forestry was highlighted by experts at a two-day workshop organized by IUCN and the Ministry of Climate Change, under the Sustainable Forest Management project on Sep 6-7, 2018....

  • Handing over of Forest Fire Control Equipment to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Forest Department by IUCN Pakistan Handing over of Forest Fire Control Equipment to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Forest Department by IUCN Pakistan Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    IUCN helps establish Forest Fire Control System in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    28.08.2018

    IUCN has helped establish the first forest fire control system in Pakistan, as it handed over the fire control system to the KP government today, at a ceremony organized in Islamabad. The system was established as part of the Sustainable Forest Management...

  • Aban Marker Kabraji speaks and gestures with her hands Aban Marker Kabraji at the Asia-Oceania 'Mangrove Ecosystems for Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Reduction' in Suva, Fiji, March 2018 Photo: © IUCN

    Perspectives on Pakistan from Asia Regional Director Aban Marker Kabraji

    14.08.2018

    Aban Marker Kabraji, IUCN Asia Regional Director and Director of the IUCN Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania, has recently been featured in the Pakistani magazine ‘Newsline’. In her interview with Afia Salam, Ms Kabraji discusses how she felt about receiving the...

  • PCASE-W Mahmood Akhtar Cheema Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan delivering the Keynote Address at 2nd Young Researchers’ National Conference on Water and Environment. Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    IUCN Country Representative delivers Keynote Address at 2nd Young Researchers’ National Conference on Water and Environment

    08.08.2018

    A two-day Young Researchers’ National Conference Water and Environment was organized by the Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET) Jamshoro at U.S. – Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water.

  • Mahmood Akhtar Cheema Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan Mahmood Akhtar Cheema Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan Photo: IUCN Pakistan

    World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought - A Message by Mahmood Akhtar Cheema Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan

    18.06.2018

    Today is the 2018 World Day to Combat Desertification which is being observed all over the world to promote awareness on international efforts to combat desertification. The slogan for the year is ‘Land has true value. Invest in it”. The slogan emphasis on...

  • MAC Addressing the audience at WED 2018 Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan addressing the audience at World Environment Day 2018 Photo: GoAJ&K

    World Environment Day 2018 - Message by Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan

    06.06.2018

    The celebration of World Environment Day started in 1974 with the purpose of raising awareness, supporting action and driving change. Through the celebration of this day worldwide, the significance of preserving the environment is highlighted through various...

  • The CPEC Summit 2018 The CPEC Summit 2018 Photo: DAWN

    ‘Clear Waters, Green Mountains’ - Forging New Relationships for a Sustainable Future

    30.05.2018

    IUCN sees China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as not only one of the most important developments for Asia, but for the rest of the world. In the coming decade, the BRI will invest billions of dollars annually in infrastructure and transport in more than 65...

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