Participants at the 1st meeting of environmental journalists from News Agencies in the Mediterranean

Nature at the heart of Mediterranean press news

Fourteen press agencies have convened in Malaga with some of the strongest regional environmental organizations to find an answer to the challenges facing environmental reporting in the Mediterranean. The conclusions of these two days of debate have been echoed in a common voice through the Malaga Declaration published today. …  

18 Dec 2015 | News story

Inauguration of the final Conference of the MEET project in Barcelona.

MEET celebrates 3 years of ecotourism achievements in the Mediterranean

 Today the MEET team is closing in Barcelona the 3 years of activities in the last public event of the “Mediterranean Experience of Eco-Tourism” project, co-funded by the EU Cross Border Cooperation ENPI CBC MED Programme. Over two days, from 10-11th December, two events took place: the MEET Final Conference and the Advisory Panel on Ecotourism (APE) workshop. …  

11 Dec 2015 | News story

Allocution de bienvenue par Antonio Troya
Directeur de l’UICN-Med et Youssef Saâdani
Directeur Général des Forêts (Tunisie)

Renforcement de la gouvernance et de la coopération entre les Réserves de Biosphère en Méditerranée

Les 24 et 25 Novembre à Tunis (Tunisie),  le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l’UICN (UICN-Med), avec l’appui technique de l’Organisme Autonome des Parcs Nationaux  d'Espagne (OAPN), tient un atelier pour encourager le renforcement du partenariat et des opportunités d’apprentissage pour une meilleure gestion et gouvernance des Réserves de Biosphère en Méditerranée. …  

25 Nov 2015 | News story

Tales of Water, a Child's View. Tanzania 2005.

Valuing natural capital key to tackling climate change – says IUCN

Edinburgh, UK, 23 November 2015 -- IUCN Director General Inger Andersen highlighted the vital role of natural capital in addressing climate change in a keynote speech at the World Forum on Natural Capital, which opened today in Edinburgh, UK. …  

23 Nov 2015 | Article

Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra de Grazalema (Andalucía, España)

Échanges d'expériences entre l'Espagne et le Maroc dans le domaine de la gestion des réserves de biosphère

Les 19 et 20 Novembre à Tétouan,  IUCN-Med a tenu un atelier pour l’amélioration de la gestion des Réserves de Biosphère et des Aires Protégées du Maroc, en coopération avec l'Agence Nationale des Parcs Autonomes (OAPN) de l'Espagne et le programme MAB-Espagne.   | Spanish

19 Nov 2015 | News story

Freshwater biodiversity experts from European scientific institutions, and governmental and non-governmental agencies.

Identification of Freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas in the North-Western Mediterranean Region

 The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation is currently holding a workshop on Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) belonging to the North-Western Mediterranean sub-region. This workshop is jointly held with the IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit (FBU), based in Cambridge, and will gather about 20 freshwater biodiversity experts from European scientific institutions, and governmental and non-governmental agencies, at the National Museum of Natural History in Madrid (Spain), from November 17th to 20th, 2015. …  

17 Nov 2015 | News story

MEET stand at the London World Travel Market

Ecotourism in Mediterranean Protected Areas promoted at the World Travel Market

The Mediterranean Experience of Ecotourism (MEET) project was exhibited their catalogue of 12 ecotourism packages at the London World Travel Market (WTM) held on 2-5 November at Excel London. WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry, attracting over 50,000 travel industry professionals, government ministers and international press. …  

12 Nov 2015 | News story

De gauche à droite, Alain Jeudy (Responsable de Programme - Conservation du Milieu Marin), Abdellah Srour (Secrétaire Exécutif de la Commission Générale des Pêches pour la Méditerranée) et Antonio Troya (Directeur de l'UICN-Med)

IUCN-Med and the GFCM-FAO meeting to discuss activities included in the Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations.

The Executive Secretary of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM-FAO), Mr Abdellah Srour, and the Director of the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, Mr Antonio Troya, have held a meeting on October 30th, 2015 in the IUCN office of Malaga, to follow up the activities included in the Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations, signed on May 19th, 2014.  …  

30 Oct 2015 | News story

IUCNMed, Medoffice, species, dolphins, red list, short beaked common dolphin, cetaceans, Mediterranean

Continuing efforts to enhance cetaceans’ conservation in the Mediterranean and Black Seas

From 22-24 October 2015, IUCN-Med attended the Agreement for the Conservation of cetaceans of the Black and Mediterranean Seas and Atlantic contiguous waters (ACCOBAMS) 10th meeting of its Scientific Committee, which took place in Nice (France), to present all the conservation efforts developed throughout the year and to prepare the relevant recommendations for adoption at the next Meeting of Parties, to be held in Monaco, on 22-25 November 2016. …  

29 Oct 2015 | News story

Mediterranean landscape

IUCN welcomes four new members in the Mediterranean region

The IUCN Council has just validated the decision taken by its Bureau, on October 22nd 2015, to approve the admission of 16 new Members. Four of them belong to the Mediterranean region and are: United Society for Developing Water Resources and Environment (Jordan), The Environmental Education Centre of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (Palestine), Sociedad Española para la Defensa del Patrimonio Geológico y Minero (Spain) and Kaz Dağı ve Madra Dağı Belediyeler Birliği (Turkey).   …  

27 Oct 2015 | Article