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Development co-operation for Marine Research in East and West Africa: Lessons Learned and Future Directions

Marine research: East and West Africa urged to learn from each other

West Africa has comparably well-developed activities for MPAs and fisheries, whilst East Africa has a longer history of research capacity building and integrated coastal management projects. There is therefore much scope for exchange and cooperation between the two regions according to a new IUCN report. …  

27 Nov 2007 | News story

Mar Es Sanour Water basin

New Implementation Phase for REWARD Programme

After a first preliminary phase of about one year in the West & Central Asia and North Africa region, REWARD will enter end of this year a new and challenging phase of innovation and development. The Regional Water Programme is actually funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGCS) with a contribution of 2.4 million Euros for 3 years. …  

27 Nov 2007 | News story

IUCN

World Conservation Union welcomes 33 new members

The 68th IUCN Council meeting has admitted 33 new members to the World Conservation Union (IUCN). The new members include four government agencies: two of them are working on protected areas in Guinea Bissau and Korea; one is a government agency representing the Flemish Ministry of Environment, Nature and Energy; and the fourth one is the Environmental Department of the Alava Government in Spain. The new members bring local knowledge, expertise, and the will to influence the international agenda. …  

26 Nov 2007 | News story

Nelson Mandela and IUCN delegation

Global delegation led by Valli Moosa meets Nelson Mandela

The governing body of the world's leading authority on biodiversity, the Council of the World Conservation Union (IUCN), met yesterday with President Nelson R. Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg. …  

26 Nov 2007 | News story

Volcán Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Biodiversidad y Ciudades: el papel de los municipios para lograr el Objetivo 2010 del CDB

Municipios también están cumpliendo un papel clave en la conservación y la lucha contra el cambio climático 

26 Nov 2007 | News story

Conversatorio sobre ambiente y desarrollo urbano

Evidencia necesidad de construir agenda para una nueva forma de hacer ciudad

El encuentro regional permitió realizar una primera aproximación sobre la situación urbano-ambiental de Centroamérica e iniciar el debate sobre ambiente y riesgo en el desarrollo urbano. …  

23 Nov 2007 | International news release

68th Council Meeting - Donors

Thank you for making the 68th Council Meeting possible

IUCN Would like to thank the following organizations for their generous contributions, both financially and in-kind: …  

21 Nov 2007 | News story

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The World Conservation Union - IUCN

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) is the world’s leading authority and democratic platform in conservation and sustainability. …  

20 Nov 2007 | News story

IUCN Council at the hard face of Conservation in southern Africa

World renowned conservation area sets the scene for first stand-alone meeting of Council away from IUCN Headquarters in Switzerland in 60 Years. …  

20 Nov 2007 | News story

Tranh Thi Huong Trang

ELC hosts CEL Law Papers Award winner

Tran Thi Huong Trang from Vietnam, one of the winners of this year's Alexandre Kiss Environmental Law Papers Award, sponsored by the Commission on Environmental Law, was visiting the Environmental Law Centre in Bonn in early November. …  

20 Nov 2007 | News story

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