The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, along with IUCN and the United Nations Environment Programme, and support from the International Olympic Committee, will launch the first-ever Sports for Nature Framework, aimed at engaging sports organisations on nature.
IUCN Statement | 20 Nov, 2022
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,…
Science is clear that we cannot address the climate crisis without addressing the biodiversity one, and vice versa. Yet now they occur in parallel processes within the UNFCCC and CBD, respectively, with insufficient alignment. The challenge of how to find and strengthen convergence remains.
DG Statement | 16 Nov, 2022
During the 16 November High Level Segment of the UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt (COP27), IUCN Director General Dr Bruno Oberle delivered IUCN’s statement on the role of nature in addressing the climate crisis. Read the full statement below.
News | 11 Nov, 2022
Egypt's dependency on food imports meant it was hit hard by the war in Ukraine. However, efforts to ramp up national food production are under threat from climate change and intensive farming practices.