South America

Project areas of work: Colombia, Tanzania, Viet Nam
Planning as a tool is underused, not always embedded in solid legal frameworks or not always properly implemented. This project will increase...
The project results and demonstrations will provide illustrative recommendations for legal planning tools that meet development objectives and reinforce an ecosystem-based approach in the protected...
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...
The IUCN Green List Standard The IUCN Green List Standard is organised into four components of successful nature conservation in protected and conserved areas. The baseline components...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas (the ‘IUCN Green List Standard’) is a new global standard for protected areas in the 21st...
Latest news!​ View our latest IUCN Green List brochure! (September 2017) Gran Paradiso National Park: Il Parco nella Green list: le motivazioni del riconoscimento (September...
Some 3.1 billion people rely on oceans for almost 20% of their animal protein intake. Photo: Fishermen in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
The Fourth International Marine Protected Areas Congress, IMPAC4, is held in La Serena – Coquimbo in Chile from 4 to 8 September 2017. IMPAC4 Chile...
  IMPAC4 is being convened under the theme ‘Marine Protected Areas: Bringing the people and ocean together,’ underscoring the intricate nature of the ocean-human relationship and the...
2nd Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law, Chile
On September 4-6, the Organization of American States (OAS), UN Environment, the Global Judicial Institute on the Environment (GJIE), the World...
During the three days of the 2nd Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law, judges, legislators, politicians, representatives from international agencies, NGOs, and participants whose...
2nd Inter-American Congress on the Environmental Rule of Law, Chile
On Saturday, 2 September, 2017, judicial leaders from across Ibero-America met at the Supreme Court of Chile, in advance of the 2nd Inter-American...
The meeting of judicial leaders from across Ibero-America on 2 September was hosted by Justice Sergio Muñoz of the Supreme Court of Chile and included high court judges from the region--Chief Justice...
Who we are Since its creation in 1948, IUCN has been engaging business to help conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and...
IUCN, along with the IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands (IUCN NL), WWF Netherlands (Wereld Natuur Fonds) and the Netherlands Ministry of...
Businesses rely on natural resources to operate, which can create impacts and risks as well as opportunities and benefits.  In order to ensure the sustainable use of these natural assets, there...
The Fourth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC4) in Chile brought together more than 1,000 participants from 80 countries around the...
After an intense week of events, presentation, discussions and exchanges, a ‘high-level meeting’ in Viña del Mar concluded with a call for action. United by the conviction that MPAs are effective...
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América de Sur
The project aims to support the implementation of the Amazon Ecosystem-based Conservation Vision for the benefit of local communities and the preservation of ecosystem services in the Amazon region....

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