West Asia

Cooperation between IUCN and BirdLife International

IUCN ROWA and Birdlife Middle East join forces to save the Bald Ibis

IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with BirdLife International - Middle East to enhance the conservation status of the critically endangered Northern Bald Ibis colony breeding in the Syrian Palmyra desert. Within this agreement IUCN ROWA and BirdLife ME will jointly coordinate and implement the Northern Bald Ibis Conservation Program in the Middle East & Turkey. This project is implemented in close coordination with the General Commission for Badia Management & Development in Syria. …  

22 Mar 2009 | News story

Compost project Sharkia, Egypt

Estimated carbon emissions from the IUCN World Conservation Congress fully offset

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is a truly unique event in its capacity to unite so many members of the global environmental community. To the delegates, this unmatched opportunity for learning, exchanging ideas, and meeting new people is priceless. …   | French | Spanish

12 Feb 2009 | News story

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Buy, Sell and Trade! Free Game on Ecosystem Services.

IUCN and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), along with input from key stakeholders (Earthwatch Institute, World Resources Institute, Katoomba Group/Forest Trends, the US Business Council for Sustainable Development and Fundacion Entorno) have developed a free, interactive and fun game about how ecosystem markets work. …  

20 Jan 2009 | 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

Barcelona Congress

Registration for the World Conservation Congress is now online

The online registration system for the World Conservation Congress, taking place in Barcelona, Spain, from 5 to 14 October, is now open. The Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Be a part of it and register now! You can also book your preferred accommodation and excursion trips online.
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12 May 2008 | News story

4th WCC

Agenda and Documentation for the IUCN World Conservation Congress now available

As of today all the information and documents on which Members will vote at the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona (5 to 14 October 2008), including the new IUCN Programme "Shaping a sustainable future", are available online. …  

06 May 2008 | News story

Modular exhibition stand
IUCN World Conservation Congress

Rent an exhibition booth to showcase your work at the Congress

Do you want to showcase the work that your organization is doing at the IUCN World Conservation Congress? We offer 145 3x2m exhibition stands that you can rent from 6 to 11 October.
 

30 Apr 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Contribute to IUCN’s policy and programme – submit a motion!

The electronic Motions Management System is now open and all members in good standing are invited to submit draft motions for consideration at the IUCN Members’ Assembly at the World Conservation Congress. Detailed information on how to submit motions is available here.  …   | Spanish

28 Apr 2008 | News story

Park Güell - Banc ondulat

Barcelona Carbon Offset Fund

In an effort to make the Barcelona Congress a carbon neutral event, IUCN is making a call to all IUCN members and partners to propose one or more projects from which certified carbon offsets can be purchased after the event. …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

Consultations with members in Lebanon

Consultations with IUCN members in Lebanon were made during a National Committee Meeting on April 11th to discuss the prospects of raising IUCN presence and profile in Lebanon. The new IUCN member, Friends of Environment Society, has graciously hosted this meeting. …  

17 Apr 2008 | News story

West Asia Regional Office