Europe

IUCN SEE team, Green Belt plate positioning in Backi Monostor, Serbia

Green Belt site officially marked in Backi Monostor

The Green Belt plate positioned in the heart of Gornje Podunavlje Special Nature Reserve …  

09 Aug 2008 | News story

IUCN Candidates for the Presidency

New Candidate for the Presidency of IUCN

In accordance with Article 27 of the IUCN Statutes and paragraph 32 of the IUCN Regulations, an additional nomination has come forward for the Presidency of IUCN. …  

07 Aug 2008 | News story

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IUCN facilitates stakeholder participation in the planning of Ktsia-Tabatskuri Managed Reserve 

The IUCN Programme Office for the Southern Caucasus facilitates stakeholder participation in the planning of Ktsia-Tabatskuri Managed Reserve, the biggest managed Reserve (IUCN Category 4) in Georgia. 

06 Aug 2008 | News story

Whale photographe

Scientists send distress signal to Russian PM Vladimir Putin over oil project's threat to rare whales

A panel of whale scientists convened by IUCN has addressed an open letter to the Russian Prime Minister to highlight the lack of transparency in oil operations off eastern Russia, which could seriously imact the already critically-endangered western gray whale population . …  

10 Jul 2008 | News story

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

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