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Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

Launch of BRIDGE publications for World Water Week

IUCN and BRIDGE has launched a series of publications in conjunction with World Water Week and in line with the 2013 UN designed International Year of Water Cooperation. …  

28 Aug 2013 | News story
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Stockholm World Water Week 2013

Countdown to Stockholm World Water Week

With a month to go before 'World Water Week' takes place in Stockholm from 1-6 September, IUCN Water gears up for a busy agenda of seminars and events at the annual water conference. …  

30 Jul 2013 | News story

Gatokai Island, Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands

Blog: Climate change adaptation in practice

By James Dalton. ‘Nam bilong me James Dalton’ – I said as we all did introductions in Pidgin at the beginning of the stakeholder consultation meeting in Gizo, the capital of the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. …  

22 Jul 2013 | News story

Ríos que Unen Fronteras

BRIDGE Project in Mesoamerica: Rivers Uniting Borders

The video “Rivers Uniting Borders” summarizes the work and main achievements of BRIDGE: Building River Dialogue and Governance in Mesoamerica …   | Spanish

17 Jul 2013 | News story
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Mark Smith speaking at the Second Asia Pacific Water Summit

Asia Pacific Water Summit: regional cooperation essential

The 2nd Asia Pacific Water Summit recently took place in Chiang Mai, Thailand with a focus on 'Water Security and Water-related Disaster Challenges: Leadership and Commitment'. …  

11 Jul 2013 | News story

Moiry Dam in Valais, Switzerland

Nexus discussed at Royal Geographical Society

The national policy conference for the water sector or 'Future Water Conference' recently hosted its annual meeting at the Royal Geographical Society in London, June 25. With this year's theme 'Building resilience: A sector fit for the future', its host John Vidal, Guardian environment editor, made it clear during his opening speech that a ‘nexus based approach’ is what is needed. …  

10 Jul 2013 | News story

IUCN 2012 Congress  - Forum

Keeping the spirit of the 2012 Congress alive

IUCN is pleased to announce the launch of the IUCN Conservation Trends Platform, which illustrates trends for conservation based on analysis undertaken during the Forum of the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress on a selection of workshops under each Congress theme. A Trend Report has been produced for each day, identifying the main conservation messages coming out of the collective work. …   | French | Spanish

01 Jul 2013 | News story

Profile photo: James Dalton

Blog: Hydropower Back on the Agenda

By James Dalton. I just came back from the International Hydropower Association (IHA) Congress in Kuching – the capital of the Malaysian State of Sarawak on Borneo. We wanted to see what progress had been made in the application of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (HSAP) following its launch at the last IHA Congress two years ago. Sarawak has a reputation for controversy around its dams – and I was not disappointed. …  

13 Jun 2013 | News story

Indian rhinoceros, Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Using Red List Data for Transboundary Water Resource Management

Gathering and analyzing data is no small job: getting information into a position where it can be used – especially by those outside your immediate discipline, peer group, and sector – is a big step in mobilizing knowledge products across these boundaries. …  

11 Jun 2013 | News story

Profile: Claire Warmenbol

Blog: The realities of the Nexus

By Claire Warmenbol. I will start this post with a confession. When I recently told my mother I was flying to Nairobi for a workshop on the Nexus Dialogue, I struggled to explain in a jargon-free way, what this project is all about. …  

05 Jun 2013 | News story