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IUCN Statement | 19 Dec, 2022
IUCN welcomes Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework as an important step towards addressing the nature crisis
IUCN welcomes the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, which was adopted at the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15) in Montreal, Canada on 19 December 2022 after four long years of negotiations. We congratulate the Chinese Presidency, Canadian hosts and the CBD secretariat for their…
Press release | 16 Dec, 2022
Sports organisations commit to safeguard nature under new framework
Montreal, Canada, 16 December 2022 – More than twenty sports organisations, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a founding partner, and the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024, signed the first-ever Sports for Nature Framework today. Signatories pledge to adhere to…
DG Statement | 01 Dec, 2022
IUCN Director General’s open letter to Members ahead of UN CBD COP 15
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.
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
Burkina Faso aims to adopt sustainable production methods in its cotton, livestock and gold sectors by 2030
The BIODEV2030 project, launched in early 2020 supports the country's development ambition, while promoting the adoption of voluntary sectoral commitments that incorporate ambitious biodiversity conservation and restoration measures.
Story | 24 Feb, 2022
Transitioning to sustainable food systems is vital to staying within planetary boundaries, feeding a growing population and combatting climate change. Today IUCN launched SUSTAIN Pro, a 10-year initiative aimed at addressing livelihood inequality, ecosystem degradation and agricultural…
Story | 29 Nov, 2021
How to ignite ecosystem restoration in your community
Grassroots action for the restoration of your local ecosystem is a means to engage yourself and the community around you to become part of the change that you are trying to achieve, according to the IUCN Community-Organizing Toolkit on Ecosystem Restoration.