Page | 05 Th10, 2022
In March 2022, the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) decided to work towards an international legally binding instrument to end plastic pollution. IUCN will engage in the negotiations providing science-based expertise and evidence to ensure the development of a robust instrument with…
Blog | 30 Th9, 2022
In this open letter, Antonio Troya, the Director of the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, reflects on the progress made in the last 20 years in the Mediterranean region, while outlining the current and future challenges faced by nature and human societies, to prepare for a new…
Crossroads blog | 28 Th9, 2022
In several Asian countries, bears are farmed for their bile, which is an ingredient in traditional medicine. In 2012, nine IUCN Members tabled a motion at the IUCN World Conservation Congress to phase-out bear farms on the grounds that farms may harm bear conservation. The motion triggered…
Story | 27 Th9, 2022
IUCN, with support from USAID, is implementing a conservation project in sites of high coastal biodiversity in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, with a focus on social inclusion, to strengthen community governance of natural resources in contexts free of gender-based violence.
Story | 23 Th9, 2022
Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment has renewed its support for World Heritage Leadership, a capacity-building programme jointly run by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of…
In an effort to help solve some of the contentious issues of the negotiations and to clarify the technical aspects around the questions at hand, IUCN’s International Policy Centre is planning a series of webinars around the CBD post-2020 global biodiversity framework in the lead-up to COP15.
Project | 27 Th12, 2016 - 31 Th3, 2023
The work area of the Amazon 2.0 project is implemented in: Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Guyana, Suriname. Its mission is to strengthen forest governance models in indigenous and peasant territories of the Amazon biome.
Blog | 31 Th8, 2022
La Amazonía concentra el 53 % de los bosques tropicales del mundo y cubre una extensión de aproximadamente 7 millones de km2 en 9 países en América del Sur. A pesar de su importancia, la cuenca amazónica y sus poblaciones indígenas sufren constantes amenazas. ¿Qué se está…
Blog | 31 Th8, 2022
The UN's 5th session of the Intergovernmental Conference on conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (also known as the High Seas Treaty) concluded in New York last week. While it did not result in the adoption of a treaty, the…
Noticias | 24 Th8, 2022
A través del proyecto Amazonia 2.0, la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza en América del Sur (UICN-Sur) se asocia con el colectivo Una Concertación por la Amazonia.