May

América del Sur

IUCN's South American Members Forum, ready

The forum will be held from the 13th to the 15th June 2011, in Lima, Peru. Around 100 people from the Union’s institutional membership, expert commissions, and the secretariat will participate. …   | Spanish

18 May 2011 | News story
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Acre, Río Branco.

Cinco anos de conquistas e aprendizados na amazonia brasileira, Estado do Acre

A UICN e o conjunto de instituições com quem trabalhou de mãos dadas avaliam como uma história de sucesso e expressivos resultados alcançados os cinco anos em que o Escritório Amazônico de Projetos esteve baseado na cidade de Rio Branco, Acre. …  

17 May 2011 | News story
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Delegates to the Zambezi Stakeholders’ Forum in Vic Falls, Zimbabwe -  one of the activities that IUCN supported during the build up to the establishment of the ZAMCOM Interim Secretariat

The Interim Secretariat for the Zambezi Watercourse Commission established

 The Zambezi river basin states have established an Interim Secretariat for the Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM) hosted by the Government of Botswana in Gaborone, and headed by Mr Michael Mutale as its Executive Secretary. …  

17 May 2011 | News story
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Secoyas, Amazonía Ecuatoriana.

Fortaleciendo las agendas ambientales de mujeres indígenas andinas y amazónicas y sus redes de interacción

Avances del proyecto de UICN Fortaleciendo las agendas ambientales de mujeres indígenas andinas y amazónicas y sus redes de interacción. …  

16 May 2011 | News story
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Mujeres indígenas de Ecuador

Instrumentos de conservación de la agrobiodiversidad: una garantía para la seguridad alimentaria de la población mundial

Avances del proyecto Implementación del Sistema Multilateral de Acceso y Distribución de Beneficios del TIRFAA, Ecuador. …  

16 May 2011 | News story
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Toboroche, Chaco.

Áreas protegidas, un aporte a la reducción de la pobreza

Avances del proyecto de UICN Consolidando la gestión de áreas protegidas como un aporte a la reducción de la pobreza en América del Sur. …  

16 May 2011 | News story
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RIO 2012: Preparation for a European Position

On 4th May, 2011 the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development held a meeting on Rio 2012: Preparation for a European position for the Summit on Sustainable Development. The meeting was chaired by MEP Jo Leinen, Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety of the European Parliament (EP). …  

16 May 2011 | News story

Saiga Day Celebration

Saiga Day Celebration in Kazakhstan

The Saiga Conservation Alliance in cooperation with the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Kazakhstan (ACBK) launched the Saiga Celebration Day, a major event aimed at community involvement in Saiga Antelope conservation. ACBK staff members and volunteers launched educational and awareness activities in local schools of 7 target villages of the region.   …  

13 May 2011 | News story

Parque Nacional Chapada Diamantina, Brasil.

Reunião de Membros da UICN Oficializa Comitê no Brasil

No dia 9/05 de 2011, estiveram reunidos em Brasília, membros da UICN com o objetivo de discutir e aprovar a constituição de um Comitê Nacional de Membros da UICN no Brasil. …  

13 May 2011 | News story
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“Need to share, my friend”

Best photo of Ukrainian nature awarded

The photo competition held under the slogan “Nature is incredible! It's time to take pictures!" was won by Mr. Jury Nechiporenko with the best photograph for 2011 titled “Need to share, my friend”. The competition is organized by MacHOUSE, Sergei Gladkevich and the Centre of Creative Photography, and supported by IUCN. …  

13 May 2011 | News story