Protected Areas

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Protected Areas” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN Green List business plan includes a ‘Fair Finance’ initiative that will secure, by 2020, revenues to support all Green List operations and to bring new and additional resources to support...
Pilot phase 2014 - the first Green listed areas The sites have been evaluated against a set of demanding criteria, including the quality of protection of natural values, based on the draft Standard...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas Programme (the ‘IUCN Green List Programme') aims to encourage, achieve and promote...
The IUCN Green List objectives Protected areas are a universal approach to nature conservation, present in all countries, for both land and sea. Conserving nature is essential for the future of...
At the heart of the IUCN Green List Programme is a globally applicable Standard. It provides an international benchmark for quality that motivates...
The IUCN Green List Standard The objective of the Standard is: To encourage protected and conserved areas to measure, improve and maintain their performance through globally consistent criteria...
The IUCN Green List User Manual The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas programme guidance can be found in the IUCN Green List User Manual, which describes the procedures that entities...
2018 - Innovation & Excellence in Protected and Conserved Area Financing and Resourcing
Deadline for submissions Note that the deadline for submissions has been extended! Submit your nomination by 31 August 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International...
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...
A key part of the LIFE Green List for N2K project is testing the application of the IUCN Green List Sustainability Standard Indicators – which were...
You can use the name or code of each site to find out more about it using the Natura 2000 Network Viewer. Austria Lendspitz-Maiernigg (AT2130000) ESG Nr. 4 Wörschacher Moos und ennsnahe Bereiche (...
Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean San Jose, Costa Rica Ph: ++ (506) 2283 8449 Fax: ++ (506) 2283 8472 Email: ormacc@iucn.org
Indigenous issues and rights constitute an integral part of the human rights standards that support the rights-based approach applied by IUCN.
Costa Rica (IUCN). August 9 is commemorated as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples in recognition of the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous...
Created after the regionalization and decentralization process initiated by the IUCN Secretariat in 2006, the PACO region was born from the merger of...
The IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme Protected areas are widely regarded as one of the most successful measures implemented for the conservation of biodiversity, drawing upon traditional and...

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