SDGs

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “SDGs” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Over three billion people depend on coastal and marine biodiversity for food and income. However, coastal, marine and polar ecosystems are under threat from over-exploitation of resources,...
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The Stimson Center, on behalf of the U.S. State Department and in collaboration with IUCN and the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme, is co-...
The two-day conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 September 2017. The conference aims to bring together 40-50 marine experts from think tanks, academia, the private sector,...
Strong partnerships between governments, donors, the private sector and local communities are necessary to conserve ecosystems and the services and benefits they provide to support humans and...
Natural areas in and around cities provide important benefits and services to society, including climate regulation, disaster risk reduction, and food and water supply. They also support the...
Effective and just institutions are necessary for tackling environmental challenges, including the degradation of ecosystems and climate change. Governance frameworks impact the distribution...
Ecosystems play a critical role in regulating the world’s climate through their function as ‘natural carbon sinks’. Healthy ecosystems also help vulnerable communities adapt to the adverse...
Malnutrition affects the development of children and is an underlying contributing factor in about 45% of all child deaths globally. For many rural and coastal populations, wild, local species...
IUCN Key documents on SDGs   2017 IUCN's Views on the 2nd Revision of Draft Ministerial Declaration - 27 June 2017 IUCN's Views on Revised Zero Draft of HLPF Ministerial Declaration...
The IUCN-Marriott Partnership Project wins “Best CSR - Social Impact Partnership” category at the 2017 Rockefeller Social Impact Awards
The IUCN-Marriott Partnership Project has won “Best CSR - Social Impact Partnership” at the 2017 Rockefeller Social Impact Awards, curated by The...
 Since 2013, IUCN has partnered with the Marriott Thailand Business Council to protect the environment and to support the local coastal communities around Marriott properties. The initiative...
Speech by Mohammed Shafiul Alam Chowdhury, Chief Conservator of Forests, Bangladesh Forest Department
A well-managed ecosystem provides an important foundation for many aspects of tourism. Tourism revenue, in turn, can contribute to the maintenance,...
On 21 May, Mangroves for the Future (MFF) and IUCN Bangladesh organised a thematic consultation at the Six Seasons Hotel in Dhaka to celebrate IDB 2017. The aim of the event was to highlight the...
A delegation of 20 experts is representing IUCN at The Ocean Conference taking place 5-9 June 2017 in New York.
The Ocean Conference is a high-level United Nations Conference to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The world community is coming together to discuss meaningful and...
An orang utan, with her baby clinging to her side, hangs from a tree in an Indonesian forest
The first Asia Bonn Challenge High-Level Roundtable Meeting was held on May 9-10, 2017 in Palembang, South Sumatra. Led by the Ministry of...
“Indonesia is keen to collaborate with the Bonn Challenge because the program is in line with our programme in terms of conservation, rehabilitation and ecosystem restoration in degraded forests or...

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