Story | 03 Dec, 2022
CEESP News: Antonia Nyamukuru, researcher based in Kampala, Uganda and Cory Whitney, member of IUCN’s CEESP SULi group, based in Bonn, Germany.
“Conservation will ultimately boil down to rewarding the private landowner who conserves the public interest.” - Aldo Leopold
This side event brings together several countries supported by the GEF that are starting inclusive and effective protected area and OECM planning processes. During the event, they will share their past experiences and future plans.
DG Statement | 01 Dec, 2022
Dear IUCN Members,
As IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), we have an enormous responsibility. Since 1948, we have been the global authority keeping our finger on the pulse of biodiversity.
Protected and conserved Areas are vital solutions to a range of critical global problems. They are fundamental in avoiding the loss of biodiversity, are essential contributors to mitigating and adapting to climate change and are the first line of defence in avoiding future pandemics.…
Story | 29 Nov, 2022
Primary forests including intact forest landscapes (PF-IFL) are more important for us to preserve than other forests. Let that sink in. See this story map to explore the issues around PF-IFL, learn through case studies from forests across the world, and understand what you can do to help.…
This side event will bring together high-level representatives of governments and relevant organisations to highlight why ecological connectivity is crucial to the long-term success of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF).
The session will showcase the role of equitably and effectively managed protected and conserved areas in addressing pandemic risk associated with loss of diversity and in supporting wildlife and human health.
Building effective systems of Protected Areas and Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures (OECMs) to maintain significant biodiversity values will be central to achieving Target 3 of the Global Biodiversity Framework. However, there is still much work to be done to ensure that OECMs…
This side event will explore how 30X30 will be implemented in order to effectively transform and turn the tables for biodiversity and Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs)