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New policies could help local vendors reap more sustainable benefits from the forest

IUCN Researches Policies to Promote Sustainable Forest Livelihoods

IUCN-supported researchers discussed ways to identify policy solutions to forest management and market access challenges facing poor, rural communities dwelling in and around Bac Kan province’s forested areas at an April 23 workshop. …   | Vietnamese

20 May 2009 | News story
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Participants discussed the ICM agreement to streamline management of their shared coastal area

IUCN Supports Integrated Coastal Management in the Gulf of Tonkin

The coastal areas of Quang Ninh province and Hai Phong city face many similar issues, and on April 21 the Provincial People’s Committees (PPC) of the two jurisdictions formally agreed to coordinate their development and conservation planning.  …   | Vietnamese

18 May 2009 | News story
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Forest, Viet Nam

Safe Passage for Species: Feedback moves IUCN-supported Draft Biodiversity Corridors Decree into finalization stage

Stakeholders from central and local government agencies and civil society organizations provided comments on Viet Nam’s draft Biodiversity Corridors Decree at an IUCN-supported national workshop on 16 March intended to gather input for use in the document’s final revisions. The Decree will be issued under a new Biodiversity Law, which the National Assembly adopted in November to take effect on July 1, 2009. …   | Vietnamese

18 May 2009 | Media advisory
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World Ocean Conference, a fight to get oceans into the climate change debate

For immediate release: 11 May, 2009

Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 11 May, 2009 (IUCN) – The Manado Ocean Declaration draft will be review at the World Ocean Congress in Manado urging the UN to put marine issues at the top of the agenda at the climate talks in Copenhagen. …  

13 May 2009 | International news release

MFF at World Ocean Conference 2009

MFF Announces the first call for project proposals in Indonesia at the World Ocean Conference in Manado

MFF together with partners from University of Rhode Island, NOAA, USAID and Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Indonesia held a one-day workshop on Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Actions for Coastal Areas as one of the key side events at the World Ocean Conference, Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia 11 May, 2009. 

13 May 2009 | News story

Presenters led National Assembly members in a discussion on climate change adaptation

IUCN’s Climate Workshops Spur Action on the Issue

As part of its awareness-raising agenda, IUCN VN organized and facilitated three workshops in early 2009 to educate and encourage idea sharing about climate change mitigation and adaptation in Viet Nam. …   | Vietnamese

23 Mar 2009 | News story
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Experts worked collaboratively to devise the Ha Long Bay GRP.

Oil Spill Geographic Response Plan Developed for Quang Ninh and Hai Phong

Fifty-five sea administrators and experts on environmental resource management, and on marine commerce and access issues convened at an IUCN-supported training workshop in Ha Long Bay 9 -13 March to develop a geographic response plan to oil spill risks for the sea and coastal areas bordering Quang Ninh and Hai Phong. …   | Vietnamese

19 Mar 2009 | News story
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Participants looked for lessons to take home from a site visit to Halong Bay.

Asian Public Authorities Trained in Environmental Governance

Environmental managers throughout Southeast and East Asia face similar challenges, and during the week of 9-12 March, they convened at an IUCN VN-supported course in Hanoi to share ideas for sustainable solutions …   | Vietnamese

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Mr. Vo Van Mai, chairman of the management board of HIPT Group

Doanh nghiệp Thúc đẩy Thành lập Hội đồng vì Sự Phát triển Bền vững

Đại diện các doanh nghiệp hàng đầu ở Việt Nam nhất trí thành lập Hội đồng Doanh nghiệp Việt Nam vì sự Phát triển Bền vững (VBCSD) tại cuộc họp tham vấn các bên liên quan tổ chức ngày 24/2/2009. IUCN là một trong những tổ chức hỗ trợ xây dựng sáng kiến này. …  

25 Feb 2009 | News story
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Facilitators solicited stakeholder comments at a meeting to revise the draft WFE preparatory framework.

IUCN hỗ trợ dự thảo tài liệu khung về Nước cho lương thực và hệ sinh thái

Các bên liên quan đã thảo luận và góp ý lần cuối để sửa đổi một tài liệu khung dự thảo nhằm hài hoà hai nhu cầu sử dụng nước lớn nhất ở Việt Nam là nông nghiệp và các hệ sinh thái, tại hội thảo ngày 19 tháng 1 năm 2009 do IUCN hỗ trợ tổ chức. …  

20 Jan 2009 | News story
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