West Asia


  • EoE 2015 Photo: IUCN ROWA

    The Arab Civil Society: An Eye on Earth


    At the Eye on Earth Summit 2015, A session organized by CEDARE and moderated by IUCN ROWA introduced some of the success stories that were achieved throughout the region.

  • iucn booth at the congress Photo: IUCN ROWA

    Spreading knowledge : IWA Water & Development Congress 2015


    Water integrity challenges in Jordan and the region. IUCN ROWA presents at the IWA Water & Development Congress 2015 discussing challenges and data collected after a water integrity assessment in the region.

  • Fida Haddad - COP12 Photo: IUCN ROWA

    Combating Desertification : COP12


    IUCN experts supported decision makers from 195 countries as they discussed solutions to the issues of desertification, land degradation and drought which affect societies world wide.

  • The First National CBD report drafted for Palestine


    Held in Jordan, the final preparation for  the First National Report on the Convention of Biological Diversity CBD for Palestine was held in Amman over two days on 25-26 Octover 2015.

  • Bearded Vulture, Near Threatened Photo: Marietjie Froneman

    Conservationists warn Africa’s vultures are sliding towards extinction


    Gland, Switzerland 29 October 2015 (IUCN) – Six of Africa’s 11 vulture species – the continent’s largest and most recognisable birds of prey – are now at a higher risk of extinction, according to the latest assessment of birds for the IUCN Red List of...

  • Amboseli National Park, Kenya Photo: Jonathan Davies

    Halting land degradation, holistically


    For the next 10 days IUCN experts will be supporting decision makers from 195 countries as they discuss solutions to the issues of desertification, land degradation and drought which are plaguing many areas of the world.

  • Rebecca Welling, Project Officer, IUCN Global Water Programme Photo: IUCN

    Blog: Adapting to climate change through ‘action learning’


    By Rebecca Welling. There is growing recognition that water security is critical for sustainable economic development, reducing poverty and adapting to climate change. Yet a key aspect often overlooked in efforts to meet this fundamental need is the role...

  • MEET meeting with ITOs Photo: IUCN ROWA

    MEET shares its Brand Values amongst the ITOs


     The MEET project sets a brand in global markets. Different Inbound Tour Operators (ITOs) from different nationalities (Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Tunisia, Malta, Jordan and Lebanon) participated in an ITO training in Rome from 9th -10th...

  • Wadi rum MEET project meeting Photo: IUCN ROWA

    The second “MEET Ecotourism product and cluster consolidation” workshop in Jordan


    Local tour operators, Protected areas managers and local guides from Lebanon (Tambourine and Ehden Nature Reserve) and Jordan ( Wadi Rum Protected Area, Al Mujib reserve, Ajloun Forest reserve,Azraq reserve and Dana Nature reserve) participate in a workshop...

  • The Nesting Green Sea Turtle in Tyre Photo: Tyre Coast Nature Reserve (TCNR)

    Aiding in the recovery of green turtle populations along the Tyrian Coast, Lebanon


    Amazing things are happening with the green turtle population that nests in Tyre Coast Nature Reserve (TCNR). For the second nesting season in a row, the numbers reported give us real hope for the recovery of this iconic endangered species.


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