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Grethel Aguilar, directora regional de UICN para México, América Central y el Caribe representa a UICN en el Decimoquinto Período de Sesiones del Foro Permanente para las Cuestiones Indígenas

UICN participa en el Decimoquinto Período de Sesiones del Foro Permanente para las Cuestiones Indígenas

"Fortalecer la aplicación de los principios de la Declaración de los Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas en la conservación de la naturaleza y la agenda de desarrollo sostenible", fue uno de los mensajes principales que compartió Grethel Aguilar, Directora Regional de la Oficina Regional para México, América Central y el Caribe (ORMACC), en nombre de UICN, durante el Decimoquinto Período de sesiones del Foro Permanente para las Cuestiones Indígenas, que se realiza en la sede de Naciones Unidas en Nueva York del 9 al 20 de mayo. …  

10 May 2016 | News story

IUCN-Toyota partnership to expand knowledge of threats to global biodiversity

New IUCN-Toyota partnership to expand knowledge of threats to global biodiversity

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) today announced a five-year partnership to provide funding to broaden the scope of The IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. This will significantly increase knowledge on the extinction risk of more than 28,000 species, including many that are key food sources for a significant portion of the global population. …   | French | Spanish | Japanese

10 May 2016 | International news release

Rangers in Hon Cau MPA

Improving management of Vietnam's Marine Protected Area network: first steps

In 2010, the Prime Minister of Vietnam approved a plan that would establish 16 marine protected areas (MPAs). Nine of these important areas have been established so far but local conditions and the quality of management vary enormously.   …  

09 May 2016 | Article
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Saharan addax

Saharan addax antelope faces imminent extinction

Regional insecurity and oil industry activities in the Sahara desert have pushed the addax – a migratory species of desert-adapted antelope – to the very knife-edge of extinction according to a recent survey which found only three surviving in the wild. …   | French

06 May 2016 | International news release

Addax

Saharan Addax antelope faces imminent extinction

Regional insecurity and oil industry activities in the Sahara desert have pushed the Addax – a migratory species of desert-adapted antelope - to the very knife-edge of extinction according to a recent survey which found only three surviving in the wild.   …  

06 May 2016 | News story

Global Goals

BRICS states respond to global environmental challenges

The First Environmental Working Group Meeting of the BRICS States took place in April in St Petersburg, Russia, addressing urgent environmental issues. The discussion on water resources ecology resulted in the adoption of the "Clean Rivers of BRICS" programme. The ‘BRICS Green Technology Platform’ will be launched aiming to bridge the efforts of the public and private sectors to address the environmental challenges.  …  

05 May 2016 | News story

Photo de groupe lors de l'atelier PPI-OSCAN à Hammamet (Tunisie), 15-16 Avril 2016

Work in progress with the civil society in North Africa

 Three capacity building workshops were held during April 2016 in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia in the framework of the programme "Small Initiatives for Civil Society Organisations in North Africa" (PPI-OSCAN, its acronym in French). These events which gathered the selected civil society organization (CSO) participating to the programme (10 in Morocco, 10 in Algeria and 12 in Tunisia) were an opportunity to run a mid-term evaluation of the projects implemented by the CSOs. …  

04 May 2016 | Article

Shark

IUCN and National Geographic Society Join Forces for IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

Partnership will highlight pressing conservation issues and ways to solve them. …   | French | Spanish

03 May 2016 | News story

Garamba National Park, DR Congo

Deadly poacher attack on Garamba staff horrific – IUCN

IUCN is shocked by the attack recently carried out by elephant poachers in Garamba National Park, which killed three rangers and injured another two, including the park’s manager Erik Mararv. …   | French

03 May 2016 | Article

Naupaka kuahiwi (Scaevola mollis)

Key debates decided for IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

Key decisions on nature conservation and sustainable development are expected at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress 2016 in September, after the motions to be debated and voted upon were published. …   | French | Spanish

02 May 2016 | International news release

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