Europe

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The paper, adopted by a diverse range of organisations gathered together under the EU High-Level Multi-stakeholder platform (MSP), presents a range...
IUCN looks forward to this contribution being used to inform the European Commission’s own reflection paper on the SDGs, ‘Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030’, which will be published in December...
Agriculture plays a crucial role in European society, securing the production of sufficient and safe food and sustaining viable rural communities....
“Around half of EU land is farmed, and agriculture is the most frequently reported pressure with negative impacts on the state of nature in Europe,” said Alberto Arroyo Schnell, Senior Policy Manager...
More than 55 staff members and over 20 business partners exchanged around the theme “Catalysing business engagement and investment for sustainable...
The overall goal of the meeting was to align IUCN’s efforts to effectively support business in mainstreaming biodiversity and deliver on the changes needed to meet global goals on biodiversity...
EU Outermost Regions and Overseas Countries and Territories (or Europe overseas for short) range from small islands to large stretches of land and...
An expanse rich in endemic species These territories cover an area of 4.4 million km², equivalent in size to continental Europe, and have a combined Exclusive Economic Zone of over 15 million km²,...
The 1st ENABLE Stakeholder Dialogue “Environmentally and socially just and resilient cities – What can blue and green infrastructure offer?” will...
In this Stakeholder Dialogue, discussions will focus particularly on how cities can become more just from an environmental as well as societal perspective by creating and improving urban green and...
Edinburgh, Scotland, 24 September 2018 (IUCN/Scottish Wildlife Trust) – IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) has launched a global...
The IUCN Urban Nature Alliance will raise awareness of the value of ecosystems in urban areas, and of how these ecosystems can help address urban challenges including air pollution, flooding and...
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...
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 (...
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...
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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