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IUCN’s work covers a diverse range of issues and projects in more than 50 countries and in communities all over the world. You can explore our work here by using the search boxes or browse through the alphabetical list.

Global Drylands Initiative

Conserving and sustainably managing drylands for the well-being of society Drylands support one third of the Global Conservation Hotspot Area and are home...
Woman picking tea leaves

Global Gender Office

Based in Washington D.C., IUCN’s Global Gender Office (GGO) provides innovative approaches, technical support, policy development and capacity building to...
Moyan Brenn CC BY 2.0

Global Island Partnership

The Global Island Partnership (GLISPA), coordinated from IUCN's Washington D.C. Office assists islands in addressing one of the world's greatest...
Fishing Italy

Global Island Partnership

The Global Island Partnership (GLISPA), coordinated from IUCN's Washington D.C. Office assists islands in addressing one of the world's greatest...
Montauk beach

Global Marine Community

Since 2004, the IUCN Washington D.C. Office and the IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme have helped to build and support a network called the Global...
East Rennell, Solomon Islands

Global World Heritage projects

IUCN implements initiatives to enhance the role of World Heritage Alongside our work as the official Advisor to UNESCO, the IUCN World Heritage Programme is...

Governance

In Oceania, millions of people are directly dependent upon nature’s bounties for their daily food, housing and medicine. Good environmental governance will...

Governance and MEAs

Environmental Governance is the means by which society determines and acts on goals and priorities related to the management of natural resources. This...

Governance of Natural Resources

Governance is the means by which society defines goals and priorities and advances cooperation. It includes policies, laws, decrees, norms, instruments and...
Limestone mountains at Cetinje, Montenegro

Governance of nature’s use

IUCN ECARO strongly advocates for effective and equitable governance of natural resources and promotes gender equality and community-based approaches in...

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