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Barcelona Congress

Apply now for the Business Night School

Three-hour long Learning Opportunities will equip non-business delegates to the IUCN World Conservation Congress with knowledge and skills to work with business on contributing to ecosystem management solutions. Each evening (6-8 October), four sessions will run in parallel on (1) business basics, (2) partnerships, (3) communication and (4) tools, using case examples from a wide variety of sectors including energy, agri-business, advertising and communication technology. …   | Spanish

08 Jul 2008 | News story

The Sava River

IUCN SEE strengthens the partnership with the International Sava River Basin Commission

IUCN has taken a prominent role in the recent events organized by the International Sava River Basin Commission (ISRBC), in frame of the International Sava Day (1 June). …  

20 Jun 2008 | News story

Amidou Garané

From the Volta Basin to the Rhine

Professor Amidou Garané, from the University of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), is visiting the ELC this month to work on international rivers governance related to the Volta Basin. …  

17 Jun 2008 | News story

Las diez mejores ideas para salvar la naturaleza

Countdown 2010 - the best thing that can happen to biodiversity

The readers and the executive board of the Spanish Magazine REDLife chose Countdown 2010 among the ten best initiatives to save biodiversity and conserve nature. Countdown 2010 was included for its ability to mobilize resources to meet the 2010 biodiversity target, for its communication efforts and its continuous engagement to promote action at all levels. …  

16 Jun 2008 | News story

Energy

IUCN and member GNV join forces to deliver message on importance of ecosystems for sustainable energy

IUCN member organisation GNV (Green Network Vojvodina) presented a joint IUCN paper at the 4th Regional Conference: Environment for Europe (EnE08) in Belgrade on the June 4-5, 2008. …  

05 Jun 2008 | News story

Barcelona Harbour

Sailing to Barcelona - Come onboard!

As part of IUCN´s World Conservation Congress (5-14 October 2008, Barcelona, Spain), Sailing to Barcelona will give a voice to creative marine conservation efforts from various corners of the world. …  

04 Jun 2008 | News story

Daniel Klein, IUCN's Environmental Law Centre

The third pillar of the CBD: Access and Benefit Sharing

Access and Benefit Sharing is intrinsically linked to the other two pillars - conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Delegates in Bonn agreed to continue work on an international regime for this issue. …  

29 May 2008 | News story

Committing to regional cooperation in nature conservation and sustainable development by signing the declaration

Historic agreement for biodiversity in South-Eastern Europe

Committing to regional cooperation in nature conservation and sustainable development, six governments of South-Eastern Europe signed an agreement to dramatically expand transboundary conservation efforts. …  

29 May 2008 | News story

The Grad castle, Goričko Nature Park was promoted as an active partner within the Green Belt initiative by positioning the Green Belt plate at the castle entrance.

IUCN SEE and Slovenia underline cooperation

IUCN SEE office hosted by the Goričko Nature Park at the Grad castle meets relevant authorities in the field of nature conservation of Slovenia …  

20 May 2008 | News story

Conference: "The European Union and its Overseas Entities: Strategies to counter Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss" (Reunion Island, 7-11 July 2008)

On the front line – the EU’s overseas entities battle climate change

For the first time, the EU’s overseas entities, ranging from islands in the tropics to the polar regions and sections of the Amazon rainforest, will get together to learn lessons and act jointly on climate change adaptation and species loss reduction. …  

13 May 2008 | News story

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