Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of CBD, with participants in IUCN's gender workshop, 17-18 May 2008

Gender Workshop at CBD

IUCN’s Gender Programme held a workshop this weekend to show women the way of making the most of the CBD experience. Brian Thomson asked IUCN’s Loraina Aguilar why now. English MP3   …  

19 May 2008 | Audio

Barcelona Congress

Registration for the World Conservation Congress is now online

The online registration system for the World Conservation Congress, taking place in Barcelona, Spain, from 5 to 14 October, is now open. The Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Be a part of it and register now! You can also book your preferred accommodation and excursion trips online.

12 May 2008 | News story

4th WCC

Agenda and Documentation for the IUCN World Conservation Congress now available

As of today all the information and documents on which Members will vote at the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona (5 to 14 October 2008), including the new IUCN Programme "Shaping a sustainable future", are available online. …  

06 May 2008 | News story

Convict surgeonfish

IUCN sets its agenda for the CBD

When world leaders meet in Bonn in May for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), slowing down the rate of species loss will be top of the agenda. …  

05 May 2008 | News story

Biodiversity through the eyes of Constanza's 4 years old daughter

Interview with IUCN's Constanza Martinez

With only two years left to reach the 2010 biodiversity target, the upcoming meeting on the Convention on Biological Diversity is a rare and last opportunity for action. IUCN will use this chance to address the crisis related to the rapid loss of biodiversity. Constanza Martinez of the Global Policy Unit will tell us more about the Union’s role in Bonn and its major expectations for the future. …  

21 Apr 2008 | Audio

Fish Eagle

The 2008 IUCN Red List for birds is coming

May 19 will see the release of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for birds on the Birdlife International website. Occurring every four years, this full update is a global assessment of every bird species on earth: a complete inventory of the conservation status of the world’s avifauna. …  

18 Apr 2008 | News story

Science Behind the Guidelines

A Scientific Guide to the FAO Draft International Guidelines (December 2007) for the Management of Deep-Sea Fisheries in the High Seas …  

15 Mar 2008 | Downloads - publication

Workshop on High Seas Governance for the 21st Century: Co-Chairs Summary Report

Workshop on High Seas Governance for the 21st Century: Co-Chairs Summary Report

Workshop on High Seas Governance for the 21st Century: Co-Chairs Summary Report …  

13 Mar 2008 | Downloads - document

The IUCN Policy system


11 Mar 2008 | Downloads - document

Narinder Kakar at United Nations

"Addressing Climate Change: the United Nations and the world at work”

IUCN Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Mr. Narinder Kakar, presented a statement to the UN General Assembly on 13 February 2008 on the issue of climate change …  

10 Mar 2008 | News story