Octubre

Atlas - Biodiversity of the Francophonie

Launch of the Atlas of Biodiversity in the Francophonie

For the first time ever, a comprehensive analysis of the state of biodiversity in 67 countries has been prepared and published by IUCN and the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) as a tribute to the International Year of Biodiversity. …  

11 Oct 2010 | News story

Success story of the day: Nagoya

Story featured in the Made in Countdown 2010 publication: Nagoya joined Countdown 2010 and engaged the city in initiatives to strengthen cooperation among departments and enhance public awareness of biodiversity. In March 2010, the city launched the “2050 Nagoya Strategy for Biodiversity”, an important document whose drafting started in 2008. This strategy will serve as a long-term policy for transforming Nagoya into a sustainable city which coexists in harmony with nature. It presents a vision for the year 2050 and four sub-strategies based on the conservation and restoration of nature, and lifestyle change. …  

11 Oct 2010 | News story

World Water Week, Stockholm: The Water Quality Challenge, 5-11 Sept 2010

Debating NEGOTIATE: toolkit on reaching agreements over water

WANI's latest toolkit NEGOTIATE was a hot topic of discussion at last month’s Water Week in Stockholm. More than 100 participants joined in a debate on negotiating water agreements and the 4R’s: rewards, risks, rights, and responsibilities in water deliberations. …  

11 Oct 2010 | News story

Sharing water, through better governance

Transboundary waters governance in Central America

Strengthening knowledge and capacities for shared waters  governance was the aim of a high-level workshop in El Salvador facilitated by IUCN. …  

08 Oct 2010 | News story

EUROPARC Federation

SELLING NATURE SHORT

SHORT TERM CUTS - LONG TERM DAMAGE TO EUROPEAN BIODIVERSITY …  

08 Oct 2010 | News story

Farmers coop in China

Unleashing the power of Farmers’ Co-ops in China

IUCN China and Nokia have been supporting the creation of farmers’ cooperatives to connect Chinese farmers living in remote areas to regional and national agricultural markets.  …   | Chinese

08 Oct 2010 | News story

Tacaná, Guatemala

Transboundary waters governance in Central America

Strenghtening knowledge and capacities for shared waters  governance was the aim of a high-level workshop in El Salvador facilitated by IUCN. …  

08 Oct 2010 | News story

Encuentro Mundial del Chaco discute futuro de la región

Comenzó el Encuentro Mundial del Chaco, debaten el futuro de la región

La idea fundamental de este encuentro es convocar a los actores más relevantes para el Gran Chaco Americano y construir una agenda compartida que apunte a un desarrollo más sostenible de la ecoregión chaqueña. …  

07 Oct 2010 | News story
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State-owned cement company in Kien Giang

Leveraging foreign investment for environmental benefits in Vietnam

Foreign direct investment has helped transform the Vietnamese economy over the last 15 years. Foreign companies have brought in more efficient and cleaner technologies, safer workplaces, international standard management practices, and links to global supply chains. Indeed, the arrival of foreign companies and the huge increase in exports has been the basis of Vietnam’s high growth rates and rapid poverty reduction. …   | Vietnamese

07 Oct 2010 | News story
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Encuentro RIOCC

Red Iberoamericana de Oficinas de Cambio Climático (RIOCC) presentó sus avances previos a la cumbre de Cancún

La RIOCC trabaja de forma sinérgica con la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas sobre el Cambio Climático (CMNUCC). Su objetivo general es garantizar el desarrollo sostenible en la región iberoamericana integrando en los planes de desarrollo y en los programas de cooperación bilateral y multilateral la lucha contra el cambio climático y las medidas de adaptación a sus efectos adversos. …  

07 Oct 2010 | News story