Position paper | 2022
IUCN welcomes the increasing recognition and importance given to the ocean since the first UN Ocean Conference in 2017 and also welcomes the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021–2030 to strengthen scientific understanding of the ocean.
IUCN Statement | 19 Dec, 2022
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 | 12 Dec, 2022
Montreal, Canada, 12 December 2022 (IUCN) – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has today published its first Restoration Barometer report, documenting that…
Press release | 08 Dec, 2022
Montreal, Canada, 8 December 2022 (IUCN) - Twenty million jobs could be created by further harnessing the power of nature to address major challenges facing society, such as climate change, disaster risk, and food and water insecurity.
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.
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.…
Story | 29 Nov, 2022
Rwanda is the Land of a Thousand Hills, but are these hills still healthy and productive? This is the story of how a small east African country took the unprecedented initiative to restore the functionality of lands that had lost the ability to support people and biodiversity.
This side event will look at where and how fisheries can fit in the Post-2020 GBF to meaningfully contribute to the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity. Furthermore, it will shed some initial light on the challenge of fisheries reporting against the Post-2020 Targets.