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Parliamentarians' Water Forum in the Arab World, Lebanon May 2010

Water & Law for parliamentarians of Arab states

Unprecedented and interactive, the Parliamentarian Water Help Desk is an initiative that consists of a data base containing international water legislation and scientific information that will provide a common ground for parliamentarians and other stakeholders on water issues. Through a network of experts on international water legislation, it will develop, among other products,  guidelines for parliamentarians around the globe. …  

23 Jun 2010 | News story
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President of Slovenia, Dr Danilo Türk, Dr Hans Friederich amd Boris Erg, IUCN.

Slovenia’s biodiversity lives underground

IUCN Regional Director for Pan-Europe, Dr Hans Friederich, and the Director of the IUCN Office for South East Europe, Boris Erg visited Slovenia for discussions about biodiversity.   Slovenia is famous for its karst landscape, a result of weathering of the limestone rocks that form the foundations of the country.  This includes many depressions, sinking rivers and springs, and some of Europe’s most impressive cave systems, including World Heritage Area Skocjanske Jame. …  

14 Jun 2010 | News story

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La biodiversité c’est ma nature

A l’occasion de l’Année internationale de la biodiversité, six ONG, dont le Comité Français de l’UICN, se sont associées pour lancer la campagne ‘’La biodiversité c’est ma nature’’.  …  

14 Jun 2010 | News story

Marseille will be the location of the 6th World Water Forum in March 2012

6th World Water Forum preparations kick-off in Paris and Marseille

“Water Forums are crucial meetings for all of us: it is the moment to return water where it belongs on the international agenda, in first place”, said French President Nicolas Sarkozy, at the official opening of the 6th World Water Forum kick-off meeting. …  

10 Jun 2010 | News story

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IUCN welcomes 38 new Members

On 4 June 2010, the 74th Meeting of the IUCN Council admitted 38 new Members to join IUCN.  | French | Spanish

07 Jun 2010 | News story

Participantes Foro Conservación de Málaga - 3 de junio de 2010

Conservación de la Biodiversidad Marina y Litoral de Málaga

Málaga, 3 de junio de 2010. La finca de la Cónsula (Málaga) fue el escenario elegido para presentar el programa medioambiental de la Red de Iniciativas Ambientales 2010 (RIA 2010) impulsado por el Área de Sostenibilidad de la Diputación de Málaga, Aula del Mar (miembros de UICN) y apoyado por la Obra Social de Unicaja. …  

07 Jun 2010 | News story
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World Environment Day 2010

World Environment Day: Stop and think about life

Today, 5 June, we celebrate World Environment Day, with the theme: “Many Species. One Planet. One Future.” Let everyone hear this urgent call to conserve the diversity of life on our planet. …  

05 Jun 2010 | News story

IUCN Conservation Centre

Walking the talk - IUCN opens one of Europe’s greenest office buildings

Gland, Switzerland, 4 June 2010 (IUCN) – IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, inaugurates its new Conservation Centre today, setting a benchmark for sustainable office construction. …   | French | Spanish

04 Jun 2010 | International news release

B@B Platform website launched

3 June, 2010.  The website for the Business and Biodiversity Platform was launched this week, visit it here. The B@B platform was established by The IUCN Regional Office for Pan-Europe with PricewaterhouseCoopers, European Centre for Nature Conservation (ECNC), European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) and Blue4You – on behalf of the European Commission.
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03 Jun 2010 | News story

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Portuguese Parliamentarians together for biodiversity

For the first time the Portuguese Parliament hosted a conference dedicated to biodiversity. The event brought together Parliamentarians, NGOs and scientists to share information on the challenges biodiversity is facing and to discuss the next steps for conservation. …  

25 May 2010 | News story


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