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

Pakistan to host South Asian Environmental Assessment Conference 2013 in Islamabad

Experts to Highlight Need for Inclusion of Strategic Impact Assessment in National Development Planning  …  

28 Nov 2013 | International news release

Stakeholder consultative meeting on preparation of Pakistan Coastal Programme Integrated Programme Needed for Coastal Development

A stakeholder consultative meeting was organized by IUCN Pakistan under MFF Programme with the objective of developing a programme for coastal areas of Pakistan here on Monday. …  

11 Nov 2013 | International news release

Experts Stress on “Hydro-diplomacy” Need for Improved Water Cooperation with India and Afghanistan

The Pakistan Water Programme, IUCN Pakistan and Oxfam Novib organised a roundtable discussion on hydro-diplomacy between India and Pakistan; Afghanistan and Pakistan, at the Islamabad Hotel today. …  

24 Oct 2013 | News story

Experts hone Sindh Environment Protection Bill

Sindh will soon get its own green law: Dr Sikandar

Environmental Protection Agency, Government of Sindh (Sindh EPA) arranged a consultative meeting in collaboration with National Impact Assessment Programme (NIAP) of IUCN Pakistan here on Thursday, to seek comments and suggestions on the draft of Sindh Environment Protection Bill, in which the need for redefining the environmental jurisdiction of Sindh, putting the element of dynamism in environmental solutions under the proposed act and extensive coverage of marine pollution control was particularly stressed by the participants. …  

10 Oct 2013 | News story

MFF Programme trains coastal managers on socio-ecological resilience

Resilience is still a developing science, and the resilience approach is very much needed in disaster-prone countries like Pakistan – as it deals with building capacities of local communities to cope with the impacts of climate change and other disasters that are adding to the fiscal stress on Pakistan’s poor economy. …  

07 Oct 2013 | International news release

Details of Margallah Tunnel Project be made public, urges civil society

A special meeting of the NGOs and Islamabad-based civil society members of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Pakistan National Committee (PNC), was held in Islamabad today to discuss the environmental impact of the Margallah Hills Tunnel Project. …  

04 Oct 2013 | International news release

IUCN Pakistan and Climate Change Division signing and an Agreement

IUCN Pakistan and Climate Change Division ink an Agreement for stimulating Market demand for Biodiversity friendly products in Northern Pakistan

IUCN Pakistan and the Climate Change Division, Government of Pakistan signed an Agreement today in Islamabad during the GEF Global Environmental Facility Steering Committee meeting. …  

05 Sep 2013 | International news release

Freedom - A Story on Partridge

By Mirza Mohammad Salman

It all started with a crack as I pushed my way out of the shell into this world, unaware of what life had in store for me. I drew my first breath and basked in the sunlight coming at me filtered through the branches of the Kikar tree father and mother had chosen as home. It was a beautiful afternoon in June. …  

02 Sep 2013 | News story