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Participants of the World Heritage Sub-Regional Meeting in Meknes, Morocco

Sub-regional meetings on the Second cycle of Periodic reporting in the Arab states

After the first Regional meeting on the Second Cycle of Periodic Reporting in the Arab States which took place in Bahrain in December 2008, the Arab states were divided into three clusters to attend the sub-regional World Heritage Meetings that were held in Jordan, Qatar and Morocco. IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) has actively participated in the three meetings represented by IUCN World Heritage Focal Point Ms Haifaa Abdulhalim. …  

01 Jul 2009 | News story

UNESCO World Heritage Convention

World Heritage Nomination for the Marshlands of Mesopotamia in Iraq

The Marshlands (al-ahwar) of Mesopotamia in southern Iraq, is registered on UNESCO’s World Heritage Tentative list in preparation for nominating it to be a natural and cultural (mixed) world heritage site. IUCN ROWA has trained a number of stakeholders mainly represented by the governmental sector in Mesopotamia to start preparing for the nomination file for this site. The Training on World Heritage Nomination Process for Marshland of Mesopotamia in Iraq was held in Amman, on June 27-29, 2009 and was organized and funded by UNESOC Iraq Office and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The training was facilitated by IUCN Regional World Heritage Focal Point Ms Haifaa Abdulhalim and Mr. Zaki Aslan from ICCROM; an intergovernmental organization dedicated to the conservation of cultural heritage. …  

01 Jul 2009 | News story

Convention de collaboration

Le Gouvernement du Rwanda et l’UICN signent une convention de collaboration.

Le 12 juin 2009, le Programme Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (UICN-PACO), représenté par le Pr. Aimé J. Nianogo, a signé une convention de collaboration avec le Ministère des Ressources Naturelles (MINIRENA) du Rwanda, représenté par le Ministre Stanislas Kamanzi. …  

01 Jul 2009 | News story

Bruno Monteferri

Bruno Monteferri is the new Chair of the Group of Young Professionals

The Group of Young Professionals is an initiative of CEL´s Steering Committee as a response to the Resolution WCC3.029 and was established with the objective of providing a space for young leaders who are interested in the field of Environmental Law. Although the group is fairly new, it is growing at a rapid rate. …  

01 Jul 2009 | News story
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Nitin Desai, Distinguished Fellow of the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

Do not get caught in details!

When dealing with the climate change and biodiversity loss crisis, the world's leaders should not get caught in details. This is the opinion of India's Nitin Desai, member of the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change, one of over 100 high-level participants in IUCN's climate change debate. …  

01 Jul 2009 | News story

Ashok Khosla, IUCN President and Maurice Strong

Messages for Maurice

As IUCN celebrates the work of environmental trailblazer Maurice Strong with a top-level debate on climate change, environment leaders explain how Maurice’s work touched their own and the importance of his efforts to globalize the environmental movement.

01 Jul 2009 | News story

IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre with Maurice Strong

Mercury rising

It seems fitting that IUCN’s headquarters are sizzling in 30oC heat as leading figures in politics, business, environment and philanthropy gather here to thrash out global priorities for tackling climate change. …  

01 Jul 2009 | News story

An award winner receives accolades for his bright ideas on conserving Viet Nam’s environment

Awards Bring Public into Discussion on the Environment

Every year thousands of Viet Nam’s people take their turn at tackling some of the nation’s most pressing conservation issues, as part of the “Environment and Development” competition sponsored by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Voice of Viet Nam (VOV) and IUCN VN. …   | Vietnamese

01 Jul 2009 | News story
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The 33rd World Heritage Committee meeting in Seville was held from 22 to 30 June 2009

World Heritage Convention: safeguarding our natural heritage

At this year’s meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Seville, Spain, two new natural sites were added to the World Heritage List, following the advice of IUCN. Another 11 cultural sites were added to the prestigous list of the most valuable places on Earth. …  

01 Jul 2009 | News story

Climate Change

Climate change under spotlight at IUCN debate

With 2009 a critical year for the environment, both in dealing with climate change and biodiversity loss, IUCN is taking the lead by organizing a top-level environmental debate today. …  

01 Jul 2009 | News story


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