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Nicholas A. Robinson named University Professor at Pace University

Founder of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law is named University Professor at Pace University …  

16 Apr 2009 | News story

Jane Bulmer, IUCN ELC

ABS Working Group meet in Paris

ELC Legal Officer, Jane Bulmer, presented her study paper at a well attended side event at the 7th Meeting of the ABS Working Group. The study looks at the relationship between the international regime on ABS, being developed under the CBD, and the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources and the FAO Commission on genetic resources for food and agriculture. …  

16 Apr 2009 | News story
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Where next for World Conservation Congress?

The Republic of Korea and Mexico, which are both applying to host the next IUCN World Conservation Congress in 2012, were sent the official Statement of Requirements on April 15. …  

16 Apr 2009 | News story

Healthy Parks - Healthy People Congress International Congress 2010

Inaugural International Healthy Parks Healthy People Congress 2010

With the increasing recognition of the value of nature to human health and wellbeing worldwide, Parks Victoria will host the first International Healthy Parks Healthy People Congress in 2010. This will be a unique opportunity to bring together delegates from all relevant sectors (i.e. planning, community development, physical and mental health, tourism, climate change, education, recreation, ecology and park management) to explore how we can take better advantage of the way nature significantly contributes to our wellbeing and broader societal benefits. …  

16 Apr 2009 | News story
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Waqf Workshop

IUCN Calls for Reviving the Waqf for Environment Initiative

IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature called for developing an institutional model for the environmental Waqf (trust fund) using a modern methodology through a consultation session on the New Vision on Waqf for Environment and Sustainable Development, which was organized by IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) under the patronage of Minister of Environment HE Eng. Khaled Al Irani and the Chief Islamic Justice Dr. Ahmed Helayel in cooperation with the Jordanian Ministry of Environment and the Jordanian Society for Desertification Control and Badia Development. …  

15 Apr 2009 | News story

الوقف البيئي

الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الطبيعة يطرح مبادرة إحياء الوقف البيئي

دعا الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الطبيعة إلى مأسسة الوقف البيئي ضمن إطار منهجي معاصر وذلك خلال حلقة تشاورية حول الرؤية الجديدة لمنظومة الوقف البيئي والاستدامة في إدارة الأوقاف والتي نظمها الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الطبيعة (IUCN) اليوم من خلال مكتبه الإقليمي لمنطقة غرب آسيا تحت رعاية وزير البيئة معالي م. خالد الإيراني وسماحة قاضي القضاة د. أحمد هليل وبالتعاون مع وزارة البيئة والجمعية الأردنية لمكافحة التصحر وتنمية البادية. وقد عرض الاتحاد مقترحه حول الوقف للتنمية المستدامة حيث يوضح هذا المفهوم كيفية استثمار الأموال الوقفية في مشاريع تنموية تراعي الاستدامة الشاملة وبالتالي تضمن استمرارية ونمو العوائد من هذه المشاريع للمنتفعين. …  

15 Apr 2009 | International news release

Sidamo Lark (Heteromirafra sidamoensis) 2009 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species status: Critically Endangered.

Birds update of 2009 IUCN Red List is coming

The latest birds update of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species will be released on May 14 by BirdLife International, the official IUCN Red List Authority for birds. …  

14 Apr 2009 | News story

Windturbine and rapeseed

Pacific Energy Officials and Ministers Meeting, Nukualofa, Tonga : 20th -24th April 2009

“STRENGTHENING THE FRAGILE PACIFIC ISLANDS ENERGY SECTOR – Addressing energy, economy and environment in a period of rapid change” 

14 Apr 2009 | News story
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Palm Tree

IUCN Organizes a National Consultation Session on Waqf for Environment and Sustainable Development

In light of the global financial crisis and climate change and their effects on all forms of development, IUCN emphasizes the urgent need to explore new approaching for generating local funding inspired from culture to develop new sustainable development programmes through the Waqf (trust fund) for Environment Initiative. …  

14 Apr 2009 | News story
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Water helpdesk presentation to parliamentarians at WWF5

Parliaments for Water

On 19 March 2009, during the high level segment of the 5th World Water Forum, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC), in partnership with the World Water Council (WWC), presented their proposal for creating a helpdesk to aid parliamentarians in the development of water-related legislation.  …  

14 Apr 2009 | News story
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