Ghulam Qadir Shah, Mangrove for the Future Programme, National Coordinator addressing the audience

World Turtle Day and International Day for Biological Diversity 2014 Cleaner beaches must for greater protection to marine turtles

IUCN Pakistan under the USAID Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Programme funded ‘Saving the Endangered Sea Turtles’ Project jointly organized the World Turtle Day and International Day for Biological Diversity 2014 at Sandspit Beach Karachi today. The event was organized by IUCN in collaboration with ICIMOD.  …  

23 May 2014 | International news release

IUCN launches USAID-funded marine turtle conservation project

Efforts to protect the endangered sea turtles along the coasts of Sindh and Balochistan received a boost with the launch of a ‘Saving the Endangered Sea Turtles’ project at a ceremony in Karachi on May 19, 2014. The launching ceremony was attended by a large number of participants representing government, civil society, private sector and academic organizations.  …  

19 May 2014 | International news release

International Training Workshop on Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem

A four-day International Training Workshop on Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem concluded on March 27, 2014 at College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Doha, which was jointly organized by the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) and College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University. …  

27 Mar 2014 | News story

A dialogue with political parties of the country

A dialogue with political parties of the country: Renewing Political Will towards Sustainable Development in Pakistan

A first-of-its-kind dialogue to debate weightage political parties of Pakistan give to environment in their manifestoes was organized by the Government of Pakistan and IUCN under their joint National Impact Assessment Programme (NIAP) in Islamabad today. …  

11 Mar 2014 | International news release

Meeting of Executive Committee of the IUCN Members

A thorough environmental impact study demanded before approving new Nuclear Plants– Executive Committee of the IUCN Members

A meeting of Executive Committee of the IUCN Pakistan National Committee Members was convened at the IUCN Country Office in Karachi today. …  

29 Jan 2014 | International news release

Steps Needed to Mitigate Coastal Erosion Threats to Communities through Scientific Approaches

A national consultative workshop to discuss findings of and debate on a national assessment report on Coastal Erosion in Pakistan concluded on Wednesday, with experts and stakeholders urging management of coastal zones of Pakistan in a more scientific manner. …  

15 Jan 2014 | International news release

PNC-Election-Announcement 2013

Election for the IUCN Pakistan National Committee held in November 2013 for electing its Executive Committee for the period of January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015. …  

01 Jan 2014 | News story

Journalists to be taken on board to promote sustainable transport concepts in Pakistan

A sensitization seminar for media on transport sector and related issues in Pakistan was organized under the Pakistan Sustainable Transport(PAKSTRAN) Project here in Karachi today. …  

23 Dec 2013 | International news release

SAEAC 2013 Concludes with Experts Calling for Strategic Approach to Environmental Assessment in Face of Climate Change

The South Asian Environmental Assessment Conference (SAEAC13) concluded today with experts and delegates from South Asian and other countries calling for a structured approach to tackling climate change through strategic environmental impact assessment. …  

05 Dec 2013 | International news release

Effective, transparent environmental impact assessment key to sustainable development in Pakistan, region

Pakistan hosts SAEAC 2013 Effective, transparent environmental impact assessment key to sustainable development in Pakistan, region
Conference calls for steps towards resilience in the face of rapid climatic changes …  

04 Dec 2013 | International news release