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Energizing the Future

This month’s Focus on the IUCN website has just been launched – Energizing the Future - There’s a great selection of video, podcasts, stories from the field and opinion pieces. From Brian Thomson, IUCN Global Communications. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

Don Paulo y Ricardo Carvalho, miembro de la CEC de Brasil


Ricardo Carvalho, miembro de la CEC de Brasil presenta su libro en portugués “O CARDEAL E O REPÓRTER” - histórias que fazem História , el 25 de mayo 2010. El libro, presentado el 25 de mayo en la capital paulista, consta de una serie de reportajes que el autor escribió entre 1977 y 1984, publicados en diferentes medios de prensa de Brasil. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

9 June 2010, Washington, DC

Climate, Energy and National Security: Keynote Remarks by Wouter Veening

CEC Specialty Group Leader Wouter Veening, President, Institute for Environmental Security, recently delivered the keynote address at the June 9, 2010 Forum on Earth Observations in Washington, D.C. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story


Workshop on Graphic Facilitation

Are you looking to get creative in your meetings and workshops? Do you want to engage people in new and innovative ways? This graphic facilitation workshop in BC, Canada, will be conducted by CEC member Michelle Laurie. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story


Fellowship from Climate Change Media Partnership

Apply by 11 July 2010. The Climate Change Media Partnership is pleased to announce its fourth annual fellowship programme. We invite all journalists from the global South with an interest in climate change to apply for a 2010-11 fellowship. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

Le Commission de l’Education et la Communication de l’UICN a organisé un atelier régional sur le Kit  CEPA au Royaume du Maroc en collaboration avec le Département de l’Environnement marocain et avec le soutien du Service des Parcs Nationaux du l’Espagne du 23 au 26 Mai 2010 à EL Hoceima sur la cote méditerranéenne.

Atelier Regional sur le Guide Practique CEPA au Maroc

Cet atelier régional a été organisé par M. Brahim Haddane, Vice-président de la CEC pour l'Afrique du Nord avec le soutien du Ministère de l'Environnement d'Espagne représenté par Mme. Susana Calvo Roy, Vice-président de la CEC pour la région de la Méditerranée. …  

29 Jun 2010 | News story


New Short Film on Europe's Zoos and Aquariums

EAZA, representing more than 300 of Europe’s best zoos and aquariums, has released a short film highlighting the in situ conservation work done by its members. Zoos have knowledge and expertise that’s crucial in the fight to save biodiversity. From CEC member Eoghan O’Sullivan, Communications and Membership Manager, EAZA. …  

29 Jun 2010 | News story

Commonwealth Climate Change Communication Conference

Commonwealth Climate Change Communication Conference

The “Commonwealth Climate Change Communication Conference” (C5) will be held in London, UK, 24-26 November 2010. Expressions of interest to attend the event are now being invited. Shared with CEC members by Prof. Walter Leal. …  

29 Jun 2010 | News story

Youth Awareness Environmental Forum (YAEF/Nepal)

YEAF for Youth Celebrates World Environment Day

Youth Awareness Environmental Forum (YAEF/Nepal) is a community based non-profit media membership organization. CEC member Dr. Astaman Kisee Maharjan shares this report of YAEF's activities to mark World Environment Day in 2010. …  

29 Jun 2010 | News story

IUCN Science and Learning Officer and CEC Focal Point

Introducing Rod Abson, IUCN Science and Learning Officer and CEC Focal Point

CEC is pleased to introduce Rod Abson, the new Science and Learning Officer and CEC focal point, based at IUCN headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. "He will make a wonderful addition to our HQ team for CEC.," says Keith Wheeler, CEC Chair. …  

29 Jun 2010 | News story

Nancy Colleton, IUCN CEC Acting Chair
  • Nancy Colleton, IUCN CEC Acting Chair

    Nancy Colleton, IUCN CEC Acting Chair

    Photo: CEC

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