The twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss are two of the biggest risks facing our ability to survive and thrive on this planet. This event, taking place on the margins of the UN General Assembly High-Level Week, will explain the severity of these crises, mobilise a range of actors…
Project | 01 Jan, 2018 - 31 Mar, 2022
This SDG Action Weekend side event, convened by Filantropía Cortés Solari, Velux Fonden, and IUCN, seeks to report on the main advances but also challenges faced by the philanthropic sector when promoting the scope of the environmental SDGs, whether in marine or terrestrial matters.
News | 19 Jul, 2023
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is pleased to announce the Second Call for Concept Notes for the SADC TFCA Financing Facility.
The role of nature-based solutions was recognised in key multilateral processes in 2022, including at UNFCCC COP27 and CBD COP15. This official side event of the 58th sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies (SB58) will take stock of the collective progress made to date and identify what can be…
Brochure | 2022
The SADC TFCA Financing Facility (TFCA FF) is a regional fund established to provide sustainable funding for conservation and management actions in Transfrontier Conservation Areas (TFCAs) in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The Facility is managed by IUCN – Eastern and…
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
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.
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
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.