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.
Story | 07 Dec, 2022
El programa Enlazando el Paisaje Centroamericano de la UICN (Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza) trabaja en tres áreas protegidas de ese país: Reserva Barra del Colorado, Parque Nacional Tortuguero y Parque Internacional La Amistad.
Story | 07 Dec, 2022
CEESP News: T3 guide project team, WPCA.
Implementation of GBF draft target 3 (the ‘30 by 30’ target) will have important implications for human rights in conservation. WCPA is coordinating a multi-partner process to identify approaches for inclusive, equitable and effective…
Jointly published | 2022
Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are seen as a response to many societal challenge. It is becoming increasingly obvious that protected and conserved areas (PCAs) are a major vehicle for NbS and essential to their success in many situations. This publication argues that with appropriate and…
This side event brings together several countries supported by the GEF that are starting inclusive and effective protected area and OECM planning processes. During the event, they will share their past experiences and future plans.
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.
This side event will bring together high-level representatives of governments and relevant organisations to highlight why ecological connectivity is crucial to the long-term success of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF).
The session will showcase the role of equitably and effectively managed protected and conserved areas in addressing pandemic risk associated with loss of diversity and in supporting wildlife and human health.
Building effective systems of Protected Areas and Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures (OECMs) to maintain significant biodiversity values will be central to achieving Target 3 of the Global Biodiversity Framework. However, there is still much work to be done to ensure that OECMs…
This event will launch the first edition of the report series “Decent work in Nature-based Solutions”, produced and published in collaboration between ILO, IUCN and UNEP.