Stefano Barchiesi, IUCN Water Project Officer

Blog: Learning and sharing at the 7th GEF International Waters Conference

Blog by Stefano Barchiesi. As participants of the 7th GEF International Waters Conference started arriving in Barbados for the 4-day event, I got a better feeling of why we had been asked to support the pre-conference technical workshop on the economics of ecosystems. …  

04 Nov 2013 | News story

Capacitación sobre identificación de riesgos climáticos sobre medios de vida

Cuenta regresiva para la COP19: Ríos Que Unen Fronteras [video]

En nuestra "Cuenta regresiva para la COP19" revisemos algunos de los videos que ofrecen soluciones a los retos del cambio climático. El documental "Rivers Uniting Borders/Rios Que Unen Fronteras' es uno de ellos. …   | English

31 Oct 2013 | News story
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Mangrove Planting Competition, Keti Bunder

Experts stress need for hydro-diplomacy between India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

IUCN Pakistan and Oxfam Novib recently organised a roundtable discussion on hydro-diplomacy to improve water cooperation between India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. …  

30 Oct 2013 | News story

Women group filming, Northern Uganda

Countdown to COP19: Building resilience in times of change [video]

In less than a month, it is that time of the year again for the annual UN Climate Change conference. In the lead up to this international event, IUCN Water will promote a selection of videos on what climate change can mean in the field, and what is being done about it in rural communities across the globe. …  

28 Oct 2013 | News story

Abanderados(as) de Coatán (Guatemala - México)

Impulsando acciones en las cuencas Coatán y Suchiate (Guatemala y México) para establecer procesos de gobernanza

  • Por: Jerónimo Navarro (Ixchiguán, GT), Reynaldo Escalante (Tacaná, GT), Henry Galdámez (San Pablo, GT), Baldemar Zacarías (Cacahoatán, MX), Antonio Hernández (Cacahoatán, MX), Yolanda Pérez (Cacahoatán, MX), Victor Rodas (UICN)
  • Guatemala-México, Septiembre de 2013
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23 Oct 2013 | News story
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Rebecca Welling, Project Officer, IUCN Global Water Programme

Stepping outside the ‘water box’ to engage on Nexus issues

Blog by Rebecca Welling. This week I represented IUCN Water at the IWA Development Congress in Nairobi, Kenya. Despite the recent events there, the Congress was well attended, with over 1000 water professionals, global companies and institutions gathering to share experiences and knowledge on practical solutions, in particular for improved access to water and sanitation services for urban environments. …  

18 Oct 2013 | News story

The River Jamuna

Rivers for Life: photo competition call for entries

IUCN is pleased to announce a photo competition entitled “Rivers for Life” to showcase the diversity of the Brahmaputra/Jamuna river.

15 Oct 2013 | News story

Claire Warmenbol

Blog: All hands to the pump: nexus lessons and solutions from Bogotà

Blog by Claire Warmenbol. As part of the ‘Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions’, I recently attended a workshop in Bogotà, Colombia – the second in a series of three regional workshops, jointly organised by IUCN and IWA. …  

10 Oct 2013 | News story

Mitzela Davila

Entrevista con Mitzela Davila: beneficiaria de Star Alliance y abanderada del proyecto BRIDGE

Como parte de la alianza entre UICN y Star Alliance Biosphere Connections, cada año un número seleccionado de socios son patrocinados para que viajen a conferencias internacionales y eventos que beneficien su trabajo. …   | English

09 Oct 2013 | News story
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Bau Sau Lake, Cat Tien National Park, Viet Nam

Two dams stopped after IUCN advises against World Heritage nomination

Viet Nam has dropped plans for two proposed hydropower plants that would have affected a protected area, which has been on the tentative list for possible World Heritage nomination since 2006. …  

09 Oct 2013 | News story

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