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Armenian Ministry of Nature Protection and IUCN agree on future collaboration

The Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia and the IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that sets out the framework of their future collaboration.  

17 Dec 2008 | News story

Knotweed infestation in Cornwall.

Another milestone towards 2010: will Europe win the battle against Invasive Species?

The European Commission has just released a Communication on possible measures to be taken against Invasive Species. “Following the European Union’s commitment of halting the loss of biodiversity by 2010, this Communication is crucial to mobilise joint efforts of all EU institutions including its Member States towards this issue”, said Sebastian Winkler, Head of Countdown 2010. …  

05 Dec 2008 | News story

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IUCN welcomes Campester as a new Member

The Georgian Field Researchers’ Union Campester has joined the growing IUCN network in the South Caucasus. The NGO, which specialises in research and conservation of bats, was admitted as a member at the IUCN Council at its 70th meeting on 4 October. 

02 Dec 2008 | News story

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Presentation and Discussion of the Draft Management Plan for Ktsia-Tabatskuri Managed Reserve

The IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus kindly invites all interested stakeholders to the presentation and discussion of the draft management plan for Ktsia-Tabatskuri Managed Reserve. 

06 Nov 2008 | News story

Belasitsa Nature Park

Iron Curtain turns Green Belt in the Balkans

South-Eastern European partners of the European Green Belt initiative focus on transboundary cooperation   …  

23 Oct 2008 | News story

Jadran sails to Barcelona

Jadran sails home

Moored in the Port Vell for seven days, Jadran - the heart of Sailing to Barcelona initiative, represented the transboundary cooperation network of South-Eastern Europe warmly welcoming the participants of the World Conservation Congress and Barcelona’s public onboard. …  

16 Oct 2008 | News story

Coat of arms, Georgia

L’UICN accueille la Géorgie, nouvel Etat membre de l’Union

Le gouvernement géorgien a annoncé officiellement sa décision d’adhérer aux Statuts de l’UICN. Le Ministère de la protection de l’environnement et des ressources naturelles a été désigné par le gouvernement comme organe de liaison avec le Secrétariat de l’UICN. …   | English | Spanish

14 Oct 2008 | News story

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Caucasus Workshop at the World Conservation Congress gives new impulse to regional cooperation for biodiversity conservation

The IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus convened a workshop on conservation partnerships in the Caucasus at the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona on October 7, 2008. 

07 Oct 2008 | News story

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CIM extends support to IUCN POSC

The German Centrum für Internationale Migration und Entwicklung (CIM) has extended its support to the IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus, through co-funding the position of Programme Coordinator Dr Tobias Garstecki for another two years. 

27 Sep 2008 | News story

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First boats sail to Barcelona

The Jadran has left its port of departure, and is now sailing to the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona.           …  

24 Sep 2008 | News story

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