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The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas Programme (the ‘IUCN Green List Programme') aims to encourage, achieve and promote...
The IUCN Green List objectives Protected areas are a universal approach to nature conservation, present in all countries, for both land and sea. Conserving nature is essential for the future of...
Join us for a reception on the environmental priorities of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union at the IUCN European Regional...
During this reception at the IUCN European Regional Office, the Austrian Presidency of the European Council will present its environmental priorities with a focus on biodiversity policy in particular...
About Europe overseas EU Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories (or Europe overseas for short) range from small islands to large stretches of land and are located across 7 major...
Members of the Global Judcial Institute on the Environment met with UN Environment in Vienna to further develop plans for the Judicial Portal. 
The Joint Working Group comprised of the World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL), the Global Judicial Institute on the Environment (GJIE), and United Nations Environment (UNE), led by WCEL Chair...
Genome editing constitutes genetic modification not covered by the mutagenesis exemption
In a recent judgment, the European Court of Justice decided that under the EU regulation on genetically modified organisms, modern techniques and methods of directed alteration of genetic material (...
The IUCN Green List User Manual The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas programme guidance can be found in the IUCN Green List User Manual, which describes the procedures that entities...
A key part of the LIFE Green List for N2K project is testing the application of the IUCN Green List Sustainability Standard Indicators – which were...
You can use the name or code of each site to find out more about it using the Natura 2000 Network Viewer. Austria Lendspitz-Maiernigg (AT2130000) ESG Nr. 4 Wörschacher Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche (...
IUCN and France celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Union’s establishment in Fontainebleau on 30 and 31 August, with a conference titled “The...
The event will be attended by French Minister for Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Nicolas Hulot, IUCN Vice President John Robinson, IUCN Director General Inger Andersen, and numerous...
Gender equality and women’s empowerment is a prerequisite to effective conservation, climate action and meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (...
At this year’s European Development Days (EDD), which was entirely dedicated to gender equality and women’s and girls’ rights, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in collaboration...
IUCN mourns the loss of Dr Rustam Sagitov, IUCN Regional Councillor for Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia, and Chair of the IUCN National...
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Dr Rustam Sagitov on 19 August 2018, IUCN Regional Councillor for Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia, Chair of the IUCN National Committee...
At the heart of the IUCN Green List Programme is a globally applicable Standard. It provides an international benchmark for quality that motivates...
The IUCN Green List Standard The objective of the Standard is: To encourage protected and conserved areas to measure, improve and maintain their performance through globally consistent criteria...
CEESP NEWS - by IPBES Secretariat and submitted by one of the lead authors, Riccardo Simoncini The world’s biodiversity is being lost and nature’s...
  IPBES is the global science-policy platform tasked with providing the best-available evidence to inform better decisions affecting nature - by Governments, businesses and even individual...

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