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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IUCN took part in the Talanoa Dialogue at the Bonn Climate Change Conference (30 April - 10 May).
Photo: UNFCCC The Talanoa Dialogue, convened by the UNFCCC COP Presidency, Fiji, aimed to take stock of the collective efforts made by countries to date in...
IUCN Key documents on SDGs   2018 IUCN’s written input to the High Level Political Forum 2018 - 26 April 2018 2017 IUCN's Views on the 2nd Revision of Draft Ministerial Declaration - 27 June...
Tools and guidelines for businesses seeking to manage their environmental impact
Guidelines Photo: EcoAgriculture Partners Business for Sustainable Landscapes: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development  The report by EcoAgriculture...
Providing guidance on biodiversity offsets
Biodiversity offsets are a measurable way to compensate for residual impacts in development projects. While biodiversity offsets are increasingly being used by governments and companies, an IUCN...
By Claire Warmenbol - ‘The Shape of Water’, quite symbolically the title of the movie I watched on route to Brasilia for the 8th World Water Forum,...
Photo: Claire Warmenbol That is what the World Water Forum is about. Whilst access to water is a universal human right, without good governance policies, sound...
On 8 February 2018, the Cambodian government announced the establishment of the Koh Rong National Marine Park (NMP) – a first for the country. The...
The road to establishing the Koh Rong National Marine Park wasn’t easy. There were many challenges, including unregulated land claims, terrestrial forest degradation, road expansion, illegal...
IUCN founded the Patrons of Nature in 2010 to rally global leaders and mobilize resources in support of  the Union’s vision of a just world which values and conserves nature. Patrons of Nature...
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...
As a global organization,IUCN is committed with excellence, transparency and accountability in the delivery of our work. Our reputation and credibility derive from the quality of our work, the...
March, 2018. During his first visit to the Headquarters of the Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean (ORMACC) located in San...
Dr. Grethel Aguilar, Regional Director of IUCN-ORMACC, emphasized that it was an honor to have the President with us in the year of the 70th Anniversary of IUCN. "It is truly a joy, not only to be...
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
IUCN Indigenous Peoples Member Organisation representative Yeshing Juliana Upún Yos delivered the following statement to the Seventeenth Session of...
Madam Chair, distinguished members of the UNPFII and distinguished participants. Allow me first, Madam Chair, to congratulate you on your appointment to chair the Permanent Forum at its seventeenth...

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