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MicroB3 Stakeholders Workshop in Brussels 27-28 February 2013

Towards a Model Agreement on Access and Benefit Sharing for Marine Genetic Resources

Being a partner in the EU Micro B3 (Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology) project, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre participated in a stakeholder workshop which was organized at the Université catholique de Louvain on 27-28 February 2013. Full story  

05 Mar 2013 | News story

ABNJ

IUCN Seminar on Marine Genetic Resources in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction - Preparing for the 2013 UN BBNJ Intersessional Workshop Seminar

From 4-6 February, 2013, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre held an informal seminar on marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction. The meeting brought together a group of 15 international legal, scientific and policy experts, including members of the Oceans Specialist Group of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law, to prepare for the 2013 meeting of the UN Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (UN BBNJ Working Group), and in particular its Intersessional Workshop on Marine Genetic Resources that will be organized for 2-3 May in New York. …  

19 Feb 2013 | News story

Colourful sea squirt , cold water Ascidiaceae, a Botryllus species

€9m EU project on deep-sea organisms under way

IUCN is supporting the PharmaSea project which will bring European researchers to some of the deepest, coldest and hottest places on the planet. …  

19 Feb 2013 | News story

Brolgas, an inland wetland bird, in one of the many wetlands in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia.

Urgent need to focus on wetlands as natural solutions to global water crisis

A report on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands urges a major shift in our attitudes to wetlands, to recognise their value in delivering water, raw materials and food, essential for life, and crucial for maintaining people’s livelihoods and the sustainability of the world’s economies. …  

01 Feb 2013 | News story

Irrigation field

Call to action for Water, Energy, and Food Security

IUCN and the International Water Association (IWA) today launch the Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions.The goal is to building partnerships for innovation in water, food, and energy security. …  

31 Jan 2013 | News story

Mark Smith

Video interview: Mark Smith on Post 2015 Water Consultation

Mark Smith, Director IUCN Water, answers three key questions explaining the 'Water for Nature, Nature for Water' stream of the UN-led Post 2015 Water Consultation Process. This process, entitled 'The World We Want', gathers people's priorities and helps build a collective vision that will be used by the UN and World Leaders to plan a new development agenda launching in 2015, one based on the aspirations of all citizens. View the video and join in the live discussion taking place now! …  

30 Jan 2013 | News story

The World We Want 2015

Post 2015 Global Water Consultations

As 2013 kicked off, the IUCN Global Water Programme is gearing up for a year which promises to be filled with great opportunities for promoting and enhancing water’s role on the international sustainable development agenda. …  

28 Jan 2013 | News story

Integrando Fronteras

“Integrando Fronteras”: Video informativo sobre el trabajo binacional entre Costa Rica y Panamá

 El video “Integrando Fronteras” resume la historia y trayectoria del Convenio sobre el Desarrollo Fronterizo Costa Rica Panamá …   | English

23 Jan 2013 | News story
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Connectivity Conservation workshop participants at ELC, 27 November 2012

Connectivity Conservation Workshop at IUCN Environmental Law Centre

On 27 November 2012, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) convened a one day workshop on the “Legal Aspects of Connectivity Conservation” in Bonn, Germany. The purpose of the workshop was to present the results of a two year project entitled Protected areas law at the intersection of biodiversity conservation and climate change and particularly the conceptual work on the legal aspects of connectivity conservation. …  

07 Dec 2012 | News story
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Klaus Toepfer Fellows at ELC, 15.11.12

Klaus Toepfer Fellows at the IUCN Environmental Law Centre

On 15 November 2012, 20 environmental young professionals from Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia visited the IUCN Environmental Law Centre in the context of the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme sponsored by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN). …  

03 Dec 2012 | News story

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