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Peru commits to mainstream gender equality into climate policy

On Gender Day at the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), host country Peru pledges a gender-responsive climate change action plan. …   | Spanish

09 Dec 2014 | News story


Seagrass habitat declining globally

Seagrasses are one of the most rapidly declining ecosystems on Earth. These underwater marine coastal plants are losing 7% of their known area per year. This alarming loss was confirmed at the 11th International Seagrass Biology Workshop (ISBW11) in Sanya, China last month, where 100 leading seagrass scientists and conservationists met to discuss and update the global status of this critical habitat. …  

09 Dec 2014 | News story

Training on CITES and CBD - Group Photo

Members in the News: The Royal Botanic Garden Built Capacities on CITES and CBD

 Under the patronage of HRH Princess Basma bint Ali, the Royal Botanic Garden (RBG) in cooperation with KEW Gardens organized a training workshop on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) on 4th – 6th November 2014. …  

09 Dec 2014 | Article

Highlighting the Project's Objectives in Kerak

The Community Environmental Management Plan for 13 sites in Jordan

 The International Union for Conservation of Nature – Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA) proposed a systemic approach used planning Cycle for Integrated Ecosystem Management and built on visioning, validating the knowledge and comes up with consensus among different conflicting interests in 13 sites in three governorates in Jordan; Kerak, Maan and Tafelah. …  

09 Dec 2014 | Article

Regional Networking Meeting on Water Data and Knowledge Sharing - Group Photo

Let’s Cultivate the Regional Network on Water Data and Knowledge Sharing!

 Last November, from the 25th to the 27th in Amman, a Regional Network Meeting on Water Data and Knowledge Sharing took place. The three-day workshop was organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature – Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA), the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) and the Eye on Earth Secretariat, UNEP, and CEDARE, long time partners who share the same vision and aim to drive further stakeholder engagement and knowledge sharing and exchange, and to align a number of initiatives in the region with each other and create synergies. …  

09 Dec 2014 | Article

Fidel Torres, biólogo, coordinador del proyecto regional "Comunidades de los páramos" en Perú.

Biólogo Fidel Torres es reconocido en COP20

Fidel Torres Guevara recibió el Premio Nacional Ambiental 2014 convocado anualmente por el Ministerio del Ambiente de Perú. El coordinador del proyecto regional de la UICN "Comunidades de los páramos" en este país, obtuvo el primer puesto en la categoría Investigador Senior, por su estudio “Sustancias bioactivas e innovación”, que contribuyen en generar un impacto positivo a favor del ambiente. …  

08 Dec 2014 | News story

Luigi Eybrecht has been awarded with the  Jane Goodall Hope and Inspiration Ranger Award.

Nature's heroes rewarded for work in conservation

The IUCN’S World Commission on Protected Areas and the International Ranger Federation recognised the courageous work of rangers and protected area workers from all corners of the globe at an emotional awards ceremony at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia. …  

08 Dec 2014 | Article

Les partenaires du PAGE planifiant la suite du programme

Le Partenariat pour la Gouvernance Environnementale en Afrique de l’Ouest (PAGE) planifie sa deuxième année de travail

Au cours de la dernière semaine du mois de novembre les partenaires du programme PAGE se sont réunis pour la planification annuelle et la tenue du comité d’orientation stratégique. Ces deux rencontres on permit de faire le bilan provisoire de la première année de travail et planifier la suite des activités. …  

08 Dec 2014 | News story

Regional Autumn School - Group photo

Regional Autumn School: Natural Resource Rights in the Arab Middle East and North Africa

Securing human rights, livelihoods, and a decent standard of living through sustainable use of nature and resources can only be achieved if we work on reconnecting ecological sustainability, social justice, and democracy. …  

08 Dec 2014 | Article

Discussing the Proposed Operational Objectives of the UNCCD 10-year Strategy

Discussing the Proposed Operational Objectives of the United Nations Convention on Combating Desertification (UNCCD) 10-year Strategy

 Mainstreaming DLDD issues into national policies and frameworks is facing a number of interrelated institutional, financial, legal, knowledge and policy barriers which requires an integrated approach to strengthen the mainstreaming process. The integrated approach is the base of the aligned National Desertification Combat Action Programs (NAP) in mainstreaming land-related issues into national cross-sectoral policies. It focuses on achievements of the desired outcomes rather than on designed programs or projects. …  

08 Dec 2014 | Article

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