South America

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “South America” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The Commission is excited to introduce a new section of its website to provide information and legal analysis from WCEL Members at country and...
To drive Member contributions to the development, maintenance, and implementation of environmental law, the webpage "WCEL Country and Region Reports" has been launched. WCEL Members will regularly...
The Regional Judicial Colloquium focused on the topic of “Constitutions, Environment, and Human Rights: Practice and Implementation”.
This innovative Colloquium was initiated by the IUCN World Commision on Environmental Law and organized under the auspices of the Federal Senate of Brazil and the Global Judicial Institute on the...
Photo: D.B. Snyder, 2014 The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef fish...
Photo: W. Palm Bch. Fishing Club, 2012 The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to achieve global conservation and sustainable use of...
This section provides information and legal analysis from WCEL Members at country and regional level as a contribution to the development,...
  Climate Change and Amazonia: A Plight for a Regional Approach Photo: Maria Tigre by Maria Antonia Tigre (WCEL Member; Senior Attorney, Environment Program,...
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase capacity to optimize planning to support biodiversity and...
Tuesday, 5 June 2018 (16:00-17:30), EDD Auditorium: From Risks to Rights: Enhancing environmental and gender equality outcomes with gender-responsive...
Gender and environment linkages exist across sectors, with diverse implications for development at all levels, in all countries. Gender gaps inhibit full, effective, equitable and efficient...
Regional ChairsDoris Cordero and Alessandra Lobo Peredo CEM Steering Committee Focal pointBernal Herrera Countries of the Region Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana...
The project aims to promote the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 in protected areas in Colombia through a participatory...
Blue Solutions is a global project, funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB...
The Blue Solutions project provides a global platform to collate, share and generate knowledge and capacity for sustainable management and equitable governance of our blue planet.  It thus...
The IUCN ‘Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas’ (GLPCA) is a global programme to encourage, achieve and promote effective, equitable and...
The IUCN Green List Standard User Manual The GLPCA Standard is backed by a IUCN Green List User Manual describing the rules and procedures that entities involved in the GLPCA programme have to...
From time to time, IUCN together with WCPA and other partners produces books and journal articles on topics related to protected areas. Some of...
The Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas: generating sustainable revenues for conservation and development by the Secretariat of Convention on Biological...

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