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Chantal Van Ham, EU Programme Manager for Nature Based Solutions

Municipalities call for ambitious targets and incentives for climate action

The major outcome of the International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA 2015). ‘The Hanover Declaration’, acknowledges the importance of preventing warming of more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, builds on the newly adopted SDGs and demonstrates that local governments and actors are demonstrating real leadership, pursuing extremely ambitious targets far beyond those set at national and international levels. The Hanover Declaration encourages the establishment of frameworks at the national and international level that encourage local climate actions which ultimately contribute to the desired global impacts in the long run. Political strategies should be adapted to enable climate action by local authorities through setting ambitious targets, creation of incentives and provision of long-term and predictable finance. …  

09 Oct 2015 | News story

Project Launch - Watershed Conservation and Restoration in the Knuckles Conservation Forest

Launch of HSBC funded project: mini-watershed of Puwakpitiya Oya

Funded by HSBC, the ‘Watershed Conservation and Restoration in the Knuckles Conservation Forest and Environmental Protection Area: mini-watershed of Puwakpitiya Oya’ is a three year project implemented by Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity Platform (SLBBP) of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC). IUCN Sri Lanka functions as the technical partner of this project. The project was launched at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce office in Colombo on 1 October 2015 and in attendance were Mr Sriyan Cooray, Chief Operating Officer, HSBC Sri Lanka and Maldives, Mr Mangala Yapa, Secretary General/CEO, CCC, Mrs Shiranee Yasaratne, Advisor, SLBBP and Mr Shamen Vidanage, Programme Coordinator, IUCN Sri Lanka.   …  

09 Oct 2015 | News story

Riberas del Lago Titicaca

Apoyando la conservación del Lago Titicaca a través de la Gestión Integrada de los Recursos Hídricos transfronterizos

Con miras a fortalecer la cooperación y las capacidades locales para la gestión sostenible del agua en cuencas transfronterizas, el proyecto BRIDGE Andes en coordinación con el Ministerio de Ambiente y Agua de Bolivia (MMAyA), la Autoridad Nacional del Agua del Perú (ANA) y la Autoridad Binacional del Lago Titicaca (ALT) desarrollaron dos talleres sobre planificación y gestión integrada de recursos hídricos en el Lago Titicaca.   …  

09 Oct 2015 | News story

Comunidad Shampuyacu

Perú inició la construcción de Acuerdos de Conservación para la distribución de benéficos REDD+

La Oficina Regional para América del Sur de la UICN en alianza con AIDER y Conservación Internacional Perú, socios implementadores del proyecto “REDD+: apoyando a países y comunidades en el diseño de esquemas para la distribución de beneficios Perú”, continúa con su trabajo conjunto en la comunidad de San Martín donde se han iniciado varias actividades en torno a la construcción y análisis de los acuerdos de conservación.  …  

08 Oct 2015 | News story


Towards a ‘Blue Society’

Our global ocean is vast, covering over 70% of the Earth, and provides us with a wide range of goods and services which are crucial for our well-being. Despite its enormous contribution to life on earth, our ocean is facing a major crisis. Climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution and overexploitation of resources are threatening the integrity of our complicated and delicate marine ecosystems. …  

08 Oct 2015 | News story

Launching event of the project "Strengthening capacity in National Nature Protection - preparation for Natura 2000 network"

New project on improving the protected areas in Albania

The focus of the new project is on implementing at least five management plans of the protected areas in Albania, and preparing a preliminary list of Natura 2000 sites. As project partner IUCN will provide technical support in relation to managing the protected areas, including capacity building, communications and visibility.  …  

08 Oct 2015 | News story

Travaux de groupe au cours de l'atelier Bridge

Gouvernance de l’eau : les acteurs du Bassin du Lac Tchad et du Fleuve Mano partagent leurs expériences à Abidjan

Au cours d’un atelier régional de formation et partage d’expériences organisé dans le cadre du projet Bridge Africa, les acteurs des bassins du lac Tchad et du fleuve Mano ont travaillé sur la question de la gouvernance transfrontalière des cours d’eau du 5 au 7 octobre à Abidjan. …  

08 Oct 2015 | News story

Sandbanks in the Wadden Sea Netherlands

Eye on Earth Set to Overcome Sustainable Development Data Challenges at a Critical Time For Decision Makers

Abu Dhabi, 6 October 2015 - The second Eye on Earth Summit opened in Abu Dhabi today, with leaders of the Summit Alliance partner organisations highlighting the critical role the movement is playing in promoting dialogue and driving international action to help overcome the challenges associated with data to support informed decision-making for sustainable development. …  

06 Oct 2015 | News story

Photo de groupe des participants à l'atelier national de dissémination et d’appropriation des lignes directrices en Côte d'Ivoire

Sensibilisation au Ghana et Cote d’Ivoire pour l’appropriation des lignes directrices de la CEDEAO pour le développement d’infrastructures hydrauliques

En décembre 2011, la CEDEAO a validé les lignes directrices sur les grandes infrastructures hydrauliques en Afrique de l’Ouest. En attendant l’adoption d’une Directive Cadre qui en découlera, et pour en favoriser l’application sur le terrain dès à présent, le Centre de Coordination des Ressources en Eau (CCRE) de la CEDEAO et l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN) ont organisé deux ateliers au Ghana et Cote d’Ivoire pour la promotion de bonnes pratiques pour l’appropriation de ces lignes directrices par les acteurs nationaux. …  

06 Oct 2015 | News story

Irrigation agriculture, Azraq, Jordan

Key 9 steps to achieve water stewardship in agriculture

On the occassion of the new publication 'Water Stewardship in Agriculture', James Dalton and Stuart Orr share their views on water stewardship and the steps to take for it to work in the agricultural sector:   …  

06 Oct 2015 | News story


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