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Sakiusa Tuisolia

New Pacific Ocean 2020 Coordinator

Mr Sakiusa Tuisolia (Saki) is the newly appointed Pacific Ocean 2020 Coordinator. …  

04 May 2009 | News story
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Etika Rupeni

Oceania Regional Office Welcomes New Interim Roundtable Coordinator

Etika Rupeni has joined the office as the new Interim Roundtable coordinator.   …  

04 May 2009 | News story
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Syria

Marine Protected Areas Management Planning Workshop series in Syria

Management planning is considered an essential step towards ensuring proper management of protected areas. Responding to the Syrian Ministry of Environment request, IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) in partnership with the Ministry has conducted a series of workshops on Marine Protected Areas Management and Planning for relevant stakeholders in Syria.  …  

02 May 2009 | News story

Climate Change

IUCN Members' Briefing on Climate Change

IUCN’s Council has identified the UNFCCC COP 15 in December, where it is hoped that a post-2012 climate change framework will be agreed, as a priority event for IUCN in 2009. …  

01 May 2009 | News story

CITES Animals Committee

Report on the 24th CITES Animals Committee meeting

During the week of April 20 to 24, Species Programme represented IUCN at the 24th CITES Animals Committee meeting which was held in Geneva, Switzerland. Animals Committee meetings are designed to provide scientific advice and guidance to the Parties of CITES and the Secretariat to assist in their decision-making on species issues. …  

01 May 2009 | News story

Tsunami

The Tsunami Legacy

To better respond to natural disasters, governments should invest more in risk reduction for vulnerable communities and make sure to reflect gender concerns in the recovery processes - says a report launched on 24th April 2009 at the United Nations. According to the “The Tsunami Legacy – Innovation, Breakthroughs and Change” report, involving local communities in the recovery process is as instrumental as installing high-tech early warning systems. The report also highlights the need for governments to incorporate disaster risk reduction measures in national development plans. …  

01 May 2009 | News story

Cuban Crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer)

Cuba - The Crown Jewel of the Caribbean - But for how much longer?

Earlier this week the Brookings Institution brought together a panel of marine experts to outline a new path for the United States and Cuba to work together on environmental issues to protect diverse marine resources in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. …  

01 May 2009 | News story

Windturbine and rapeseed

IUCN features in Pacific Minister's Meeting

The second Regional Energy Officials meeting and the Pacific Energy Ministers meeting was held in Nukualofa, Tonga from the 20th – 24th of April. These biennial meetings, focussed on the theme, “Strengthening the Fragile Pacific Islands Energy Sector – Addressing energy, economy and environment in a period of rapid change”. It was a critical discussion for Pacific Island countries currently undergoing considerable pressure to sustain their fragile economies with the current global recession and uncertainties in oil prices. This has raised alternative energy options to the top of the agenda including renewable energies. …  

30 Apr 2009 | News story

Marine Protected Areas: Legislative and Policy Gap Analysis for Fiji Islands

IUCN is pleased to announce the release of a policy and legislation gap analysis for marine protected areas in the Fiji Islands. The paper was prepared on behalf of the IUCN Regional Office for Oceania, at the request of the WWF South Pacific Programme, and was co-authored by IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) member, Ms Erika Techera, and IUCN Legal Research Intern, Ms Shauna Troniak. …  

30 Apr 2009 | News story
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Banderole Atelier RDC

Atelier de concertation sur le projet de loi-cadre environnementale en R.D.C.

Du 23 au 24 avril 2009, le Centre du Droit de l’Environnement de l´UICN et le Programme République Démocratique du Congo de l’UICN ont organisé un atelier de concertation autour de la future loi-cadre environnementale de la République Démocratique du Congo (R.D.C.), à Kinshasa, sous le patronage du Ministère de l´Environnement, de la Conservation de la Nature et du Tourisme de la R.D.C. …  

30 Apr 2009 | News story
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