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DG Statement | 01 Dec, 2022
IUCN Director General’s open letter to Members ahead of UN CBD COP 15
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.
Press release | 28 Apr, 2021
Sustainable management of natural resources can reduce risk of armed conflict – IUCN report
Gland, Switzerland, 28 April 2021 (IUCN) – Countries where natural resources such as agricultural land and water become scarce or degraded tend to be more conflict-prone, a new IUCN report finds. The report concludes that conserving and sustainably managing natural resources…
Story | 20 Feb, 2019
New WCEL International, Regional and National Report: Transforming Law to Transform Conflict: Designing Transboundary Conservation Area Agreements for Peace
WCEL announces a new regional report by Elaine (Lan Yin) Hsiao.
Story | 16 Aug, 2018
Promoting the protection of endangered ecosystems
IUCN CEM Red List of Ecosystems Steering Committee met in Gland, Switzerland in June 2018 to discuss how all IUCN Commissions can better promote protection of endangered ecosystems.
Story | 11 Jul, 2018
16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members presented and participated in the event.