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.
Please visit our theme and region pages for more specific information.

The following Specialist Groups and Task Forces have been established by IUCN WCPA.  The General Terms of Reference for Specialist Group and Task Force Leaders can be downloaded here: TORs for SG and...
IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group
Specialist Group Leader Anna Spenceley   Photo: Anna Spenceley IUCN WCPA Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group Strategy 2015-2020 More than 500...
Publications - Reports - Database - Webinars  -TAPAS Governance Documents Publications Photo: IUCN Tourism and visitor management in protected...
Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based...
Protecting the Planet, delivering the Promise of Sydney Read up on the latest news on protected areas around the world, INSPIRING PLACES, INSPIRING PEOPLE, INSPIRING SOLUTIONS, WORLD HERITAGE NEWS...
IUCN has launched a call for experts to serve on the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme Action Component Pacific...
BIOPAMA is a global initiative of the ACP Group of States financed by the European Union’s 11th European Development Fund that aims to improve long-term conservation and sustainable use of natural...
The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme (BIOPAMA) aims to improve the long-term conservation and sustainable use of natural...
Photo: BIOPAMA     The first phase of BIOPAMA ran from 2011-2017, with the second phase starting towards the end of 2017.  The overall objective of BIOPAMA (2017...
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...
Local communities have a critical role to play in combating illegal wildlife trade. The FLoD initiative excelled/demonstrated success in bringing out...
Local communities have a critical role to play in combating illegal wildlife trade (IWT). In 2016, IIED , IUCN and partners[1] launched the Local Communities: First Line of Defense against Illegal...
The Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI) has just launched its Strategic Plan for 2019-2024. The plan, which will help IBRRI fulfill its aim...
Broadly, these objectives are to share knowledge, ensure the conservation of key wetland species, help develop and strengthen policy on wetlands, raise awareness and promote education, and ensure...
WCPA Chair Kathy MACKINNON WCPA Deputy Chair Julia MIRANDA LONDOÑO   WCPA Regional Vice Chairs Eastern and Southern AfricaJohn WAITHAKA North Africa, West Asia and Middle East...
IUCN WCPA Caribbean Regional Vice-Chair Allan VALVERDE BLANCO Countries of the Region Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba...

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