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Project | 01 Jan, 2018 - 31 Mar, 2022
SINCERE - Spurring INnovations for Forest ECosystem SERvices in Europe
Page | 13 Dec, 2022
While the global transition to a low carbon future depends on significant renewable energy development, IUCN is engaging with the private sector, local stakeholders, investors and regulators to identify impacts on biodiversity and local communities and create innovative solutions to address this…
Press release | 08 Dec, 2022
Nature-based Solutions can generate 20 million new jobs, but “just transition” policies needed
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.
Advancing nature positive development: lessons from Africa and the Pacific
This Q&A session over lunch will bring economic representatives from five African and Pacific countries involved in the BIODEV2030 project to share their experience mainstreaming biodiversity in their sector to reconcile conservation and economic development.
Policy brief | 2022
Reforming subsidies to support the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Instead of encouraging generation of environmental harm through subsidies, countries should assess options to reform subsidy policies to neutralise their effects on biodiversity or even find ways to reform subsidies so that they incentivise conservation and sustainable management of nature.
Policy brief | 2022
International funding to support the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
International financial flows to developing countries and their magnitude are an essential part of resource mobilization to support the implementation of the framework. Developing countries face critical needs to conserve biodiversity and struggle with mobilizing financial resources to address…
IUCN Statement | 20 Nov, 2022
IUCN expresses concern over slow progress at COP27 while welcoming recognition of Nature-based Solutions
As COP27 closed today, IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, expressed its concern over the slow progress in tackling the climate crisis. At the same time, IUCN welcomed the clear recognition of the key role that Nature-based Solutions can play in addressing climate change,…