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Christine Milne, IUCN Vice-President

Former IUCN Vice-President becomes leader of Australian Green Party

IUCN welcomes the election of Christine Milne as leader of the Greens, one of the most popular political parties in Australia. …  

16 Apr 2012 | News story

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IUCN offers conservation knowledge for global nature platform

The world needs a stronger link between government policy and scientific facts regarding nature and its benefits. IUCN is taking part in the second plenary session of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), 16-21 April, Panama City, Panama. …  

13 Apr 2012 | News story

Dr Randall Reeves, one of the recipients of a SSC award

Conservation Heroes Recognized by IUCN Species Survival Commission

Two groups and 24 individuals were recognized for their outstanding contribution to conservation at the IUCN Species Survival Commission’s Chairs Meeting held in Abu Dhabi this February. …  

12 Apr 2012 | News story

Reunión del Comité español de UICN preparatoria del Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza 2012

España se prepara para el V Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza

El Comité español de UICN (CeUICN) y sus miembros debaten las principales problemáticas ambientales que plantearán durante encuentro mundial de septiembre en Jeju, Corea del Sur …  

12 Apr 2012 | News story

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Moses Mapesa is the new IUCN WCPA Regional Vice Chair for East and Southern Africa

I pledge to serve diligently in this position as per the terms of reference and in the interest of conservation in the region and globally, particularly in light of the ever increasing and changing threats and challenges to nature conservation. …  

11 Apr 2012 | News story
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John Kidd, Director, Global Communications Unit

IUCN's John Kidd talks about Congress on Korean TV

In an interview for Korea Today of Arirang TV channel, John Kidd, Director of IUCN Global Communications, talks about Jeju Island and the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, and explains the theme of the World Conservation Congress 2012.   …  

10 Apr 2012 | Video

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New IUCN Water Case Studies

IUCN Water recently published 3 new demonstration case studies, providing more detail and lessons on water management approaches in the Mekong, Tacana, and Volta basins. …  

10 Apr 2012 | News story

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National committee chairs rev up for Jeju Congress

Chairs of National Committee of IUCN Members from Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESARO) convened in Pretoria, South Africa this week to discuss the region’s preparations for the IUCN World Conservation Congress to be held in Jeju, South Korea in September this year. The meeting brought together Chairs from Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. …  

05 Apr 2012 | News story
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IUCN Members in Malawi speak on the environmental situation

The Malawi National Committee of IUCN Members met recently to discuss national environmental issues affecting the country. The Committee includes leading environmental organizations in the country such as the Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM), the Coordinating Union for the Rehabilitation of the Environment (CURE), the Malawi Environmental Endowment Trust (MEET), the Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy (CEPA) and Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust (MMCT). The Malawi National Committee of IUCN Members was formed in November 2011 by members of IUCN in Malawi to, among other things, influence the conservation and development agenda in Malawi. …  

04 Apr 2012 | News story
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IUCN French Committee

IUCN National Committee in France advocates for regional biodiversity strategies

After drawing up an inventory of regional biodiversity strategies in January 2010, IUCN National Committee in France is now advocating for their reinforcement by publishing guidelines to facilitate their further development and implementation throughout France.  …  

03 Apr 2012 | News story
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