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Students at the UN-mandated University for Peace

UPEACE Course: Educating for the 21st Century

The UPEACE Centre for Executive Education cordially invites you to be part of the upcoming course, Educating for the 21st Century. The course runs June 20-27 in San Jose, Costa Rica. From CEC member Mohit Mukerjee. …  

04 May 2010 | News story

Roundtable, Univ Texas April 2010

Roundtable Colloquium on “Climate Change Law and Policy after Copenhagen”

The IUCN Commission on Environmental Law and the University of Texas School of Law presented a roundtable colloquium on “Climate Change Law and Policy after Copenhagen” on Thursday, April 1, 2010, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Eidman Courtroom in the University of Texas. …  

04 May 2010 | News story

From left to right: Prof Dr Louise E.M. Vet, Director at Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Dr Ashok Khosla, Mr Willem Ferwerda, Executive Director IUCN NL

How to escape current development paradigms

A fierce debate concluded the two-day conference "The Great Escape" in the Amsterdam based Artis Royal Zoo. Outgoing Dutch Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Mrs Gerda Verburg, President of IUCN Dr Ashok Khosla and Chair of the IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands Roger van Boxtel discussed opportunities and threats for the future of planet Earth. …  

04 May 2010 | News story

Foros Ambientales en el Marco de la Decada de la EDS

Foros Ambientales "Diversidad Natural y Cultural"

Desde el RCE Bogotá, inaugurado el pasado 12 de febrero, hemos venido organizando para este año, 6 Foros Ambientales abiertos a la participación de estudiantes, docentes, investigadores y ciudadanía en general, sobre temas relativos a la “Diversidad Natural y Cultural”. El RCE Bogotá está dirigido por Olga María Bermúdez Guerrero miembro de la CEC de la UICN.
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04 May 2010 | News story

Konai Helu Thaman, IUCN CEC Regional Vice-Chair

Pacific Symposium on Teaching and Learning about Biodiversity

Konai Helu Thaman, CEC Steering Committee member, reports on a symposium to launch the International Year of Biodiversity before an audiance of postgraduate students in the Pacific region. …  

03 May 2010 | News story

Educación ambiental y manejo de ecosistemas en México

Educación ambiental y manejo de ecosistemas en México

A book abuot environmental education experiences in protected areas in Mexico is now available electronically. Its authors are CEC members Edgar González Gaudiano and Alicia Castillo.   
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03 May 2010 | News story

CEC member Mangal Man Shakya with Dr. Esmond Bradley Martin, author of "From the Jungle to Kathmandu".

From Nepal: CITES Report, Wildlife Times and a New Book

From CEC Nepal National Activator Mangal Man Shakya comes the latest issue of his publication "Wildlife Times" and a report on the March meeting on CITES, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. Mangal's NGO launched a new book on the horn and tusk trade at the event in Doha, Qatar.
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03 May 2010 | News story

Bradley Smith, CEC Member

About IUCN's Private Sector Engagement

The IUCN Secretariat has established a procedure to address any concerns about IUCN's private sector engagement. Brad Smith, CEC Special Advisor for Private Sector Partnerships, shares a link to more information. En français ci-dessous – En español más abajo …  

03 May 2010 | News story

Map of the Caribbean

The IUCN Caribbean Initiative embarks upon visits through the Caribbean

Pascal O. Girot, Regional Program Coordinator for the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica and the Caribbean Initiative (IUCN-ORMA/Caribe), and Deirdre P. Shurland, Coordinator of the Caribbean Initiative, embark upon visits to the Caribbean. The purpose is to familiarize members with the implementation of the IUCN Caribbean program and to establish links with key partners.   | French | Spanish | Spanish

03 May 2010 | News story

Seabirds

IUCN deeply concerned at the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

IUCN expresses deep concern at the continuing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform. …  

03 May 2010 | News story

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