Press release | 05 Dec, 2023
Dubai, UAE, 5 December 2023 (IUCN) – Today the International Union for Conservation of Nature, International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB), and IUCN Indigenous Peoples Organisations (IPO) members launched the Podong Indigenous Peoples Initiative at the UN Climate…
Discurso | 02 Dec, 2023
En el evento de la Presidencia de la Cumbre Mundial de Acción Climática de la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (COP28), organizado por S.E. Razan Al Mubarak, Presidente de la UICN y Defensor de Alto Nivel de las Naciones Unidas para el Cambio Climático en la COP28, el…
Speech | 02 Dec, 2023
At the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) World Climate Action Summit Presidency event, hosted by H.E. Razan Al Mubarak, IUCN President and UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28, the Indigenous Peoples address called for the respect of their land rights and full participation in…
Story | 29 Nov, 2023
The conference took place between 22 and 23 November 2023 in Monaco and highlighted the important role of robust, transparent, and inclusive forest governance.
Story | 20 Nov, 2023
The Plastic Waste Free Islands (PWFI) Project, a four-year global initiative, comes to an end leaving important contributions by promoting island circular economy and demonstrating effective, quantifiable solutions to address plastic waste leakage in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Story | 16 Nov, 2023
Through the EU-GIZ and IUCN “Rethinking Plastic” partnership project, significant strides have been made in enhancing the circular economy model at the local level and improving municipal waste management practices and policies.
Publication | 2023
Indigenous and Local communities are keepers of valuable environmental knowledge accumulated over generations. This knowledge is held individually and collectively, often orally transmitted and embodied. At least 25% of the world’s land area is owned, managed, used or inhabited by these groups,…
Noticias | 10 Nov, 2023
En el marco del evento Perspectivas, auspiciado por la Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas de México (CONANP), representantes de la Comisión Centroamericana de Ambiente y Desarrollo (CCAD), Cooperación Alemana, Gobierno de México y la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la…
Policy brief | 2023
As part of the triple planetary crisis, pollution is one of the major drivers of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, and plastic pollution is detrimental to our terrestrial, freshwater and marine biodiversity and ecosystems, upon which livelihoods and economies depend.
Information brief | 2023
The "Zero Draft" text of the international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment is summarised here in English, French, and Portuguese.