2013

Chugchilán, Ecuador.

Foro internacional sobre recursos genéticos y biocomercio se lleva a cabo en Ecuador

El Instituto Ecuatoriano de Propiedad Intelectual, junto con el Ministerio de Ambiente de Ecuador, la Secretaria de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología, el Proyecto UICN-PNUMA/GEF ABS LAC y Proyecto Biocomercio Andino llevará a cabo el próximo 25, 26 y 27 de Septiembre el Foro Internacional sobre “Los Conocimientos Tradicionales, Recursos Genéticos Asociados y Biocomercio como herramientas para el Desarrollo Sostenible, Justo y Equitativo en Búsqueda del Buen Vivir (Sumak- Kawsay)”, en la ciudad de Quito. …  

23 Sep 2013 | News story
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CEC Chair at the UNCCD COP 11

Juliane Zeidler, IUCN CEC Chair, was a panellist at the session on "Communication for Sustainable Development: Biodiversity Days, the Climate Change and Land Degradation Agendas" .  She also faciitated a side event on civil society and land management.  …  

23 Sep 2013 | News story
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Ecolex

The Steering Committee of ECOLEX sets new goals for the future

The 20th ECOLEX Steering Committee met at the IUCN Environmental Law Centre in Bonn in September. The circumstances of the meeting were sad as the main catalysts of the ECOLEX project, Barbara Moauro and Dr. Francoise Burhenne-Guilmin, recently passed away.

The representatives of FAO, IUCN, and UNEP acknowledged the outstanding passion of both to establish and develop the partnership to current status and the tremendous loss of knowledge for the project.It was agreed to continue the work and make all efforts to move forward the legacy: access to information on environmental law and policy. …  

23 Sep 2013 | News story

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Join IUCN SEE as Programme Officer

IUCN SEE is seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic candidate that will contribute to the implementation of the IUCN Strategic Plan for SEE. The position will focus on the sustainable ecosystem management strategic priority and on the development of a related portfolio of projects and activities. This is initially a 12 month position with the possibility of extension.  …  

20 Sep 2013 | News story

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Destination 2016

Two candidates are in the running to host the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress, having submitted formal proposals: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America, and Istanbul, Turkey. …  

19 Sep 2013 | News story

Camu Camu

El acceso a los recursos genéticos y el biocomercio se discuten en Bogotá

El seminario se lleva a cabo hoy. Dará a conocer estudios de caso sobre los temas y generará recomendaciones para las autoridades. …  

19 Sep 2013 | News story
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Storytelling e-course launching on Frogleaps

Frogleaps helps professionals achieve green change by providing free e-learning courses. Frogleaps.org will launch a new course on storytelling on 1 October. The first e-course on Strategic Communication is available online.  …  

19 Sep 2013 | News story

Conference "Invasive Alien Species: the urban dimension", 05.09.2013

Urban areas and biological invasions: what can cities do about it?

IUCN has brought together key actors from all over Europe at a conference aiming to exchange knowledge and best practices to reduce the risk of invasive alien species in urban areas. …  

19 Sep 2013 | News story
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IUCN-Marriott MOU signing and press conference in Bangkok, 19 September 2013

IUCN and Marriott International join hands for community-based conservation and development in Thailand

IUCN and Marriott International have launched a partnership to protect the environment and support Thailand’s local communities through mangrove restoration, the use of sustainable seafood sources and local procurement practices. …  

19 Sep 2013 | News story

The River Jamuna

Rivers for Life:Photo Competition:Call for Entries

 IUCN is  pleased to announce a photo competition titled “Rivers for Life” to showcase the diversity of the river Brahmaputra/Jamuna. The call for entries into the competition invites amateur or professional photographers in Bangladesh and India to register and upload images and moments captured in the Brahmaputra/Jamuna region before October 20, 2013.
 

19 Sep 2013 | News story