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. 



Huma Beg, documentary film producer, in remote Utror, Pakistan, after 2010 floods

Youth in Pakistan are focus of Huma Beg's Films

Dominic Stucker of the CEC Steering Committee shares a video from Utror, Pakistan. "This video on flood relief efforts in Pakistan is by my friend and colleague, Huma Beg of Serendip Productions, working and filming in her native Pakistan," he says. …  

20 Sep 2010 | News story

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

Young Professional Selected for CEC Nagoya Delegation

Yvonne Otieno will join the IUCN CEC delegation in Nagoya this October for COP 10 of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Dominic Stucker of the CEC Steering Committee reports on the democratic selection process. …  

20 Sep 2010 | News story

Dominic Stucker, CEC Member

Intergenerational Partnership: Achievements and Aspirations

Engaging young people and collaborating across generations is essential for supporting the sustainability movement and the IUCN mission of biodiversity conservation. Dominic Stucker of the CEC Steering Committee introduces the theme of the CEC September 2010 newsletter: Youth and Intergenerational Partnership. 

20 Sep 2010 | News story

Before Image of Risalpur, Pakistan, which suffered severe flooding one year later

Floods in Pakistan: Satellite Images Provide "Before" and "After" Information

Satellite images are used by humanitarian agencies and first responders to plan relief and evacuation activities by comparing “before” and "after" imagery to detect changes to the landscape and infrastructure. From CEC member Nancy Colleton, CEC Specialty Group Leader for Environmental Information. …  

08 Sep 2010 | News story

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International Year of Youth Launched Today

12 August 2010 -- International Year of Youth to Be Launched Today at United Nations Headquarters, on theme of ‘Dialogue and Mutual Understanding’ …  

12 Aug 2010 | News story

Community members rally to protect the sea turtle in Baja California Sur, Mexico

CEC Newsletter August 2010

Look for 'good practices' among the 35 news items in the July/August issue of the IUCN CEC Newsletter. …  

06 Aug 2010 | News story

Palm leaf

Greening Education Conference

The annual International Event on Greening Education will be held 27-29 October in Karlsruhe, Germany. The focus is on ecologizing curriculum, greening courses and creating low carbon education institutions. …  

06 Aug 2010 | News story

African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

Whitley Award Applications Open

The Whitley Fund for Nature recognizes outstanding nature conservation leaders around the world.  Applications for the 2011 Whitley Awards are now open. Shared by Gillian Martin Mehers, CEC Specialty Group Leader. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

Vacancy: Training Officer, European Association of Zoos and Aquaria

CEC member Eoghan O'Sullivan welcomes applications from outside the zoo community. The successful candidate will develop a series of continuous professional development training courses catering to the institutional membership of EAZA.     …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

Mme Araba Kadidiatou Yonli/Zerba, présidente sortante de l’OI Planèt’ERE et le chef de protocole de l’organisation national du Forum au Cameroun

Yaoundé reçoit le quatrième Forum Francophone International Planèt’ERE

Le Forum Planèt'ERE 4 s’est tenu à Yaoundé au Cameroun sous le thème « Réconcilions nous avec la Nature, Éduquer à la Biodiversité et à l'interculturalité » Par membre de la CEC Monique Trudel. …  

05 Aug 2010 | News story

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