Global Policy

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Global Policy” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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As the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020 comes to an end, IUCN actively supports the development what needs to be an ambitious new...
Photo: IUCN/Victoria Romero IUCN's views on the preparation, scope and content of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework Despite the commitments made by...
This section has all IUCN's submissions to the post-2020 process, information papers, and other useful reads.
Submissions Invitation for views on the preparation, scope and content of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework Notification 2018-063 invited to provide further views on the proposed...
Representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on January 23-24, 2019 to exchange experiences on forest landscape restoration (FLR...
Representatives from Malaysia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Mongolia participated in the two-day session that included a field trip to...
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, announced today that it is establishing an Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory...
The Rio Doce Panel will advise the Renova Foundation, an organisation formed by the Brazilian mining company Samarco, and its shareholders BHP Billiton and Vale, to manage the remediation and...
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
More commonly referred to as NBSAPs, are the main vehicles of national implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity and other...
National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans, more commonly referred to as NBSAPs, are the main vehicles of national implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity. They are processes...
IUCN was at the UN Biodiversity Conference from 17-29 November 2018 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
Photo: CBD Under the theme Investing in biodiversity for people and planet, representatives of more than 190 countries met in the UN Biodiversity Conference to...
This section presents a summary and some of the outcomes of IUCN’s participation at the CBD meetings of the Conference of the Parties since the...
Photo: CBD IUCN @COP14: Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt IUCN participated in the fourteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP14) and...
IUCN has been involved in the CBD since its drafting and through its development.
IUCN has fed into decisions of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention (COP) through its policy work at the global, regional and national levels, helping to ensure that they are as effective...
IUCN’s Members have issued over 1300 Resolutions since the organisation’s founding in 1948. These have been the Union’s most effective means of...
Since its beginnings, IUCN Members have convened every two to four years to debate and agree major policy issues and approve the organisation’s programme. A major outcome of these meetings are the...
Office location IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) is located in Amman, Sweifiyeh Area, next to Ukraine Embassy Abdel Latif Salah Street, building # 29, Sweifiyeh P. O. Box 942230 Amman...
Blog by James Dalton. One of the increasingly common messages proposed for the management of water resources is ‘systems thinking’. The hydrological...
As an example, a coastal wetland is a hydrological system; maintaining a certain salinity, pH, and other water quality factors. This in turn allows water and sediment to move, infiltrate into soil...

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