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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Aban Marker Kabraji, IUCN Asia Regional Director and Director of the IUCN Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania, has recently been featured in the Pakistani...
In this in-depth interview, Ms Kabraji shares how her childhood experience with nature and Zoroastrian philosophy inspired her to pursue environmental work, and the career path that led her to her...
India has reiterated its commitment to achieving its Bonn Challenge pledge by launching the first ever country progress report. This includes...
At the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (CoP) 2015 in Paris, the government of India made a Bonn Challenge pledge to bring 13 million hectares of degraded land...
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...
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members...
The 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium, held from 4-6 July 2018, brought together over 300 participants from six continents to discuss current international, comparative, national, and...
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....
Created after the regionalization and decentralization process initiated by the IUCN Secretariat in 2006, the PACO region was born from the merger of...
IUCN participates in multilateral processes and international environmental forums to provide policy and technical advice to key stakeholders, associating extensive on-the-ground experience and...
IUCN provides knowledge products and tools to help businesses and policy makers adopt practices that conserve nature and generate benefits for people who depend on natural resources. Our products...
A delegation of 20 experts represented IUCN at The Ocean Conference from 5-9 June 2017 in New York.
The Ocean Conference was a high-level United Nations Conference to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The world community came together to discuss meaningful and...
One of the three Rio Conventions, the UNFCCC's ultimate objective is to achieve the stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous...
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...
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