2013

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Organizations will be trained to incorporate gender in energy policies

 From 4th to 7th March the Global Gender Office of the International for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) will be developing the Regional Workshop on Gender and Power in Central America. The meeting also involved organizations from Cuba. This effort is conducted jointly with the International Organization ENERGIA and the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE by its Spanish acronym). The event is funded by HIVOS Dutch cooperation. …  

17 Feb 2013 | Article
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Kuroiwa's Ground Gecko (Goniurosaurus kuroiwae)

Almost one in five reptiles struggling to survive

Nineteen percent of the world’s reptiles are estimated to be threatened with extinction, states a paper published today by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) in conjunction with experts from the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC). …   | French | Spanish | Dutch

15 Feb 2013 | International news release

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Big steps for IPBES

The final report of the first IPBES Plenary meeting (IPBES-1), held from 21 to 26 January 2013 in Bonn, Germany, is now available. This new international science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystems has put in place many of the administrative and staffing structures needed to implement its important work. The platform aims to assist governments and citizens to better understand the state, trends and challenges facing the natural world and humanity in the 21st century. …  

15 Feb 2013 | Article

Improving Environmental Governance for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources in Bangladesh (NRG Project)

The Bangladesh's Climate Change and Gender Action Plan is on going

Thanks to the support from the Government of Finland, the GGCA Program of Work has proven highly successful in bringing gender into climate negotiations and moving to action both at the global and local levels over the last five years.  …  

15 Feb 2013 | Article
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M. Sc. Ramón Pérez Gil Salcido, Coordinador del Programa de Agua de la Fundación Gónzalo Río Arronte I.A.P.

National Forest Commission Assigns Over 3.9 Million Pesos to IUCN Cahoacán II Project in Mexico to Support Payment for Environmental Services Program

With the sponsorship of Fundación Gonzalo Río Arronte I. A. P. and the support of Sociedad de Historia Natural del Soconusco, IUCN is carrying out the project entitled, “Management of the Cahoacán River Basin, Chiapas, Mexico, through Conservation and Restoration of Microwatersheds to Prevent Damages Caused by Excess Water”. …   | Spanish

15 Feb 2013 | News story
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Call for abstracts: 3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress

The French Marine Protected Areas Agency (MPAA) and IUCN are organizing the 3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC3) in Marseille and Corsica from 21 October to 27 October 2013. …  

15 Feb 2013 | News story
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Secretaría Ejecutiva del Convenio por Costa Rica

Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Basin Approves New Regulations

The regulations were approved and signed by members of the Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Basin and will be raised to the Permanent Binational Commission for formal recognition. …   | Spanish

15 Feb 2013 | News story
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Dominic Stucker, CEC Member

Passing the Torch: Dominic Stucker on CEC Young Professionals

 It is a great pleasure to write to you today, highlighting recent youth and intergenerational achievements in the CEC and IUCN, and sketching out next steps and opportunities for your involvement. …  

15 Feb 2013 | News story

Tushita Mukherjee of India is co-convenor of the Young Professionals Leadership Team for IUCN CEC

New co-Conveners to lead CEC's Young Professionals Leadership Team

Tushita Mukherjee of India and Jean Paul Brice Affana Affana of Cameroon will lead the team of young professionals advancing youth engagement across IUCN Commissions and beyond. …  

15 Feb 2013 | News story

Inauguration Ceremony of the Workshop

Concrete steps will outline for integrated natural resource conservation and management in Churia region

The Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation (MoFSC) aims to design a Programme Document to assist in proper conservation, development and management of the natural resources of Churia region in an integrated and sustainable manner. Government is also in the process of finalizing the Churia Conservation Strategy. …  

14 Feb 2013 | News story