2013

IUCN POSC

Transboundary conservation in the Caucasus – is the time not yet ripe?

The call for increased and improved transboundary conservation in the Caucasus is loud and clear, says Svenja Fox of IUCN’s Caucasus Cooperation Centre. But are countries in the region ready to pull together to save nature and overcome political and cultural divisions?  …  

27 Mar 2013 | Article

One of the islands in the Vava'u group.

Energy loan to take shape for Tonga

In March IUCN Oceania signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tonga Development Bank to begin a project that seeks to build capacity for energy loans in the Kingdom.   …  

26 Mar 2013 | News story

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Applications open for LEAD Europe Sustainability Leadership Programme

Apply now for a six month programme for mid-career professionals. Gain the latest sustainability knowledge, key skills and heightened self-awareness to drive the agenda for positive change. …  

26 Mar 2013 | News story

Les femmes du REFADD renforcent leurs capacités sur l'APA

Il s’est tenu un atelier de renforcement de capacités des membres du Réseau des Femmes Africaines sur le Développement Durable (REFADD) sur le thème : « Femmes et processus APA en Afrique centrale : comment influencer la mise en œuvre au niveau national ? » à Brazzaville au Congo du 21 au 22 février 2013. …  

26 Mar 2013 | Article

Karina Atkinson 2012 Young Laureate

Rolex Young Laureate leads conservation in Paraguay

A trip to Paraguay in 2008 changed the life of Karina Atkinson, a young woman from Glasgow, Scotland, with big ambitions. She fell in love with the country and set up Para La Tierra, an NGO dedicated to the conservation of Reserva Natural Laguna Blanca, the site of a natural lake that lies at the meeting point of three major eco-regions. …  

26 Mar 2013 | News story

Nino Konis Santana, National Park, Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste: Protected Areas workshop on the draft decree law

Representatives from Ministries and civil society met on 19 March 2013 in Timor-Leste, Dili to bring together ideas and inputs for finalizing the draft decree law on protected areas. …  

25 Mar 2013 | News story

Sarah Lucas and Dr Marcelina Tilman

Timor-Leste: Visit to the Legal Training Centre

On March 18th, the ELC was invited to visit the Legal Training Centre (LTC) in Dili, Timor-Leste. Dr Marcelina Tilman, Director of the LTC, presented the work of the Centre and it was an opportunity for the ELC to offer complimentary copies of EPLP publications, and contribute in this way to the environmental law section of the LTC library. …  

25 Mar 2013 | News story

European Green Belt

European Green Belt: Joint effort for transboundary cooperation

‘Nature knows no boundaries’ is an often stated slogan, but most relevant in Europe with its dense pattern of political borders which frequently follow natural features such as mountain ranges or river systems. Regarding the European Green Belt, nature does not only know no boundaries, nature is uniting across borders: people, organizations and states, large pristine areas throughout the continent, animal and plant populations as well as Europe’s history and future.   …  

25 Mar 2013 | Article
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Sutjeska NP, BIH

Setting a firm base for Transboundary Conservation in the Dinaric Arc

For three years, IUCN worked with SNV-Netherlands Development Organisation and WWF-Mediterranean Programme Office on the implementation of the Environment for People in the Dinaric Arc cooperation programme. …  

25 Mar 2013 | Article
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