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. 



Grupo de jóvenes por el cambio climático, El clima cambia, cambia tú también. Huasta, 2013.

Jóvenes lideran acción comunitaria a favor de la conservación

“Voces de Huasta” y “Juventud Mágica” son dos organizaciones vecinas de los poblados de Huasta y Canrey Chico que trabajan desde hace varios años en producción radial comunitaria con fines de conservación. A través del proyecto El clima cambia, cambia tú también, sus miembros recibieron apoyo para fortalecimiento organizacional en el tema de comunicación ligada a la conservación. …  

21 May 2013 | News story
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Diseño de Chazuta

Saberes ancestrales de Chazuta, Perú

Eloísa Trellez, miembro de la CEC en el Perú, comparte la reciente publicación de este libro que recoge los testimonios de 20 sabios y sabias, poseedores de saberes ancestrales de Chazuta, distrito del departamento de San Martín, selva alta del Perú.

14 May 2013 | News story

International Day for Biological Diversity

International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May

The theme for 2013 is "water and biodiversity". Visit the website of the Convention on Biological Diversity for resources to mark the day. …  

13 May 2013 | News story

Juliane Zeidler, IUCN CEC Chair

IUCN CEC Newsletter May 2013

The CEC Chair introduces the May 2013 newsletter. Highlights include a report of the first meeting of the new CEC Steering Committee. Enjoy more than 50 news stories from members taking action for sustainability around the world. …  

08 May 2013 | News story


CEC Chair speaks at Rio+20 and biodiversity colloquium

Juliane Zeidler, CEC Chair, contributed to a session on the role of science and education in nature conservation at an international colloquium in April in Brasilia. …  

06 May 2013 | News story

On the 12th and 13th of March 2013, OpenNESS (OPEratioNalisation of Natural capital and EcoSystem Services) celebrated its official kick-off in Helsinki, Finland.

OpenNESS project launched for ecosystem services

The launch March 2013 in Helsinki follows-up on the PEER Research on Ecosystem Services (PRESS) project. …  

06 May 2013 | Article

Partial view of turbidity in Revué River.

Impacts of artisanal gold mining in Mozambique

The artisanal gold mining contributes to deforestation, wildfires and soil degradation. CEC member Tomas Muacanhia is working to mitigate the imact by communicating conservation measures. …  

06 May 2013 | Article

The World’s Favourite Species campaign has been launched to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Wildscreen's ARKive project, whose mission is to promote the conservation of the world’s biodiversity using the power of wildlife imagery

ARKive’s search for the World's Favourite Species

Wildlife and IUCN Red List partner Wildscreen is engaging the public with nature in its search to find the World's Favourite Species.  CEC member Richard Edwards from ARKive invites you to vote by 8 May. …  

06 May 2013 | News story


Marine World Heritage: The Crown Jewels of the Ocean event calls for support of marine sites

International film stars Clive Owen and Jacques Perrin gave their support to Marine World Heritage: The Crown Jewels of the Ocean. See the short film on marine sites, narrated by Mr Perrin.


06 May 2013 | News story

Estudiantes de secundaria reciben capacitación sobre los valores del bosque. VISTA ALEGRE, PERU

Una iniciativa propia: Un bosque escolar para Vista Alegre, Peru

 Alumnos, profesores y autoridades de Vista Alegre, centro poblado en la zona de amortiguamiento del Parque Nacional Cordillera Azul, inaugurarán Bosque Escolar de 6 Ha, culminando 4 años de esfuerzos para formalizar y acondicionar el área, preparar materiales y capacitarse para mejorar la calidad de la educación en la región. …  

05 May 2013 | News story

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