Story | 29 Oct, 2021
IUCN extends a warm welcome to Uzbekistan, which has officially announced its decision to become a Member of IUCN by endorsing the IUCN Statutes. The State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection has been designated by the State as its liaison with the IUCN Secretariat.
Story | 13 Jul, 2020
The surface of protected areas in Uzbekistan has increased 36% since its previous update 23 years ago, revealed the July release of the World Database of Protected Areas. This data submission is boosting the progress towards the achievement of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 set by the Convention…
Story | 02 Feb, 2020
Cold Winter Deserts in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are among six globally significant biodiversity sites in Central Asia that could potentially qualify for World Heritage status, according to a new report launched today by IUCN, the official advisor on natural World Heritage.
Story | 14 Dec, 2018
Aiming to ensure the conservation of sites with outstanding natural values in Central Asia, IUCN is engaging with the five countries in the region to spark consultation and build knowledge on the…
Story | 06 Jul, 2018
The first Bonn Challenge Regional Ministerial Roundtable for the Caucasus and Central Asia was a massive success with several countries in the region pledging to bring 2.5 million hectares into restoration.