Welcome to the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

IUCN CEC is a network driving change for sustainability. More than 1,000 members volunteer their professional expertise in learning, knowledge management and strategic communication to achieve IUCN goals.

CEC works closely with the IUCN Global Communications Unit.  

To join CEC, write to cec@iucn.org.
 

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Please visit CECtalksnature.org for the latest views from thought leaders, member profiles and international conservation updates.

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Follow CEC via Social Networking Sites

Join the new CEC accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Slideshare and Picasa and view CEC videos on the IUCN YouTube Channel. CEC will be adding content throughout CBD COP10 in Nagoya. Sign up today. …  

06 Oct 2010 | News story

IUCN Science Bulletin October 2010

IUCN Science Bulletin October 2010

The IUCN Science Bulletin is a quick summary of some of the vast amount of peer-reviewed literature that relates to IUCN’s Programme. It is produced by the IUCN Science & Learning Unit, which provides the Secretariat focal point for CEC.   …  

01 Oct 2010 | News story

Young adults aged 18-28 who live or work in 15 natural World Heritage sites will prepare an exhibit and statements to present at CBD COP 10 in October 2010.

Young People from World Heritage Sites Hold Forum for COP 10

IUCN has partnered with UNESCO World Heritage Centre and GTZ for a youth event in parallel to COP10 in Nagoya. The Youth Forum Go4BioDiv - World Heritage welcomes 35 young adults from natural World Heritage sites. Tatjana Puschkarsky of IUCN reports. …  

01 Oct 2010 | News story

Mt. Everest range view from Mt. Amadablam.

YAEF Establishes First Community-based Environmental Television in Nepal

The Youth Awareness Environmental Forum (YAEF) recently established ETV Nepal - Environmental Television Nepal. CEC member  Dr. Astaman Kishee Maharjan is YAEF Chair. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

COP10 to the Convention on Biological Diversity, October 2010, Nagoya, Japan

Bringing Science to Life: CEC at CBD COP10 in Nagoya

A side event at the CEPA Fair on Wednesday 20 October is the main event for CEC during COP 10 of the Convention on Biological Diversity in October. Here is an update on CEC at Nagoya. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Ford Foundation commits $85 million to advance rural land rights and reduce climate change

Ford Foundation Looks to Indigenous People in Climate Change Response

The Ford Foundation has committed $85 million to advance rural land rights and reduce climate change. CEC member Pam Puntenney shares the news. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Developing in vitro protocols for the propagation of valuable plant species like Phyllanthus anarus, Tylophora indica.

Education and the Conservation of Threatened Plants

CEC member Deepika Mishra is engaged in efforts to conserve the valuable plant biodiversity of Rajasthan state of India by running awareness programs and exploring biotechnological approaches. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Luiz Fernando Merico, João Queiroz, Suzana Padua and Claudio Padua at the opening of the IUCN office in Brazil

CEC Welcomes IUCN Office Opening in Brazil

"IUCN has a special magnetism that is quite incomparable," observes CEC member Suzana Padua in her report on the opening of the IUCN office in Brazil. CEC Chair Keith Wheeler welcomes the chance to expand Commission work in Brazil.   …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Reflections on the fate of the most endangered sea turtle, the Kemp's Ridley, Lepidochelys kempii, whose juvenile habitat is centered in the oil spill area.

Oil Spill Photos by Gary Braasch in Vanity Fair Magazine

CEC member Gary Braasch's photography and reporting from the BP Oil gusher and disaster in the Gulf continues. On 21 September, his photo of the Kemp's ridely sea turtle appeared online in Vanity Fair magazine.   …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

Keith Wheeler, Chair of IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication

Chair's Corner - CEC Newsletter September 2010

The theme of this newsletter is "Youth and Intergenerational Partnership". In his guest editorial, Dominic Stucker describes numerous CEC activities that seek to engage youth and young professionals in conservation and sustainability. …  

28 Sep 2010 | News story

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