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.
Protected and conserved Areas are vital solutions to a range of critical global problems. They are fundamental in avoiding the loss of biodiversity, are essential contributors to mitigating and adapting to climate change and are the first line of defence in avoiding future pandemics.…
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…
Members of the Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management and its partners will present their work illustrating the dependence of IPLCs on wild species, the various forms of benefit they derive from these resources, and how sustainable use of wild species contributes to…
Related website | 2022
This document outlines the path forward for #NatureForAll to inspire love and care for nature, and to reconnect cultures and nature everywhere. It lays the groundwork for a global network of local and regional initiatives.
News | 28 Nov, 2022
The 21st edition of Innsbruck Nature Film Festival (INFF), in partnership with the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC), took place in Tyrol, Austria between October 15-18, 2022. IUCN CEC member and INFF Founder & Director, Mr. Johannes Kostenzer and IUCN CEC Regional Vice…