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.

To join IUCN CEC, write to cec@iucn.org.
CEC works closely with the Capacity Development Unit within the Programme and Policy Group. 



Spoon-billed sandpiper

Spoon-billed sandpiper animated film offers hope

CEC member Barrie Cooper from Royal Society for the Protection of Birds in the UK shares this film which features some of the threats to the survival of the spoon-billed sandpiper but it also offers hope!  …  

28 Jun 2013 | News story

N.Colleton at Trondheim

CEC Deputy Chair Nancy Colleton at Trondheim Conference

Science has an important role in successfully communicating the biodiversity challenge. "We must do a better job of applying the latest social science research," said the CEC Deputy Chair in her presentation at the Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity. …  

27 Jun 2013 | News story


Join the WasteSmART competition

The European Environment Agency (EEA) organises a creative competition, where they invite Europeans to their views about waste through a photo, video or cartoon.  …  

26 Jun 2013 | News story

Powered by nature award

Congratulations! Winners of Powered by Nature award announced

IUCN Commission on Education and Communication and Alcoa Foundation announced the winners of the Powered by Nature award. Communications students across Europe were invited to submit ideas to co-create a social media campaign to shape the future of energy.  …  

26 Jun 2013 | News story
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New learning platform 'Frogleaps' helps professionals achieve green change

This new web platform supports professionals who help implement international agreements on biodiversity, climate change and sustainable development. Frogleaps provides free e-learning courses, tools, blogs and cases. Texte en français : Lancement d'un nouvel outil de communication sur le développement durable : Frogleaps (disponible seulement en anglais pour le moment). …  

18 Jun 2013 | News story
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En la Reserva Kenneth Lee

Experiencia CEPA: Incidencia local, para la conservación de un área protegida en Bolivia

La Reserva Científica Ecológica y Arqueológica Kenneth Lee (RCEA-KL), constituye un área protegida importante de Bolivia, creada en 1996 como área protegida departamental.  En 2010 el municipio de Baures, la declara área protegida de “interés municipal”. El 2013, parte de la RCEA-KL es reconocida como uno de los tres humedales más grandes del planeta por la Convención Ramsar. …  

07 Jun 2013 | News story

Miembros CEC organizadoras del evento

Agua y Biodiversidad en Colomos; Sosteniendo la vida en Guadalajara

La CEC participó en Guadalajara, México, en las celebraciones del Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica, con un sendero interpretativo en el ecosistema urbano del Bosque Colomos, logrando el objetivo de transformar conocimientos, actitudes y experiencias de los participantes, en educación, placer y compromiso por la conservación de la Naturaleza.

07 Jun 2013 | News story

The Great Nature Project

Be part of National Geographic's worldwide biodiversity celebration!

You, your families, friends, schools, organization, and community have a unique opportunity to contribute record-breaking biodiversity research project that will engage more than one million people worldwide. …  

31 May 2013 | News story
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E-news altert on the International Day of Biological Diversity

Day of Biological Diversity E-News

 This year’s theme speaks to the important role of biodiversity and ecosystems in providing for water security, and therefore for sustainable development. Use the messages in your own campaigns to mark the day. 

22 May 2013 | News story

Colorado, USA

New course on Planning & Managing Tourism in Protected Areas

The Center for Protected Area Management and Training at Colorado State University announces a new mobile seminar on tourism in protected areas to take place from September 10-25, 2013.   …  

22 May 2013 | News story

Juliane Zeidler, CEC Chair
  • Juliane Zeidler, IUCN CEC Chair
  • IUCN CEC E-News
Join our Biodiversity Communication Campaign
  • Biodiversity communication campaign launched in Jeju
Funny Talking Animals
  • Funny Talking Penguins
  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012
  • Draft IUCN Programme
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Bringing Science to Life: CEPA Side Event Reports
  • COP10 to the Convention on Biological Diversity, October 2010, Nagoya, Japan
  • Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA): A Toolkit for National Focal Points and NBSAP Coordinators
IUCN Science and Knowledge Management