West Asia

This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to West Asia.

IUCN, REC, MoE Jordan
10 students among those who participated in the drawing competition as part of the “Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water...
Amman, Jordan, 19 September 2017 – The International Union for Conservation of Nature – the Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA) and the Regional Environmental Center (REC)...
Fisheries management
Sustainable Fisheries Management for Improved Livelihoods of the Coastal Fishing Community in Tyre, South Lebanon
The “Sustainable Fisheries Management for Improved Livelihoods of the Coastal Fishing Community in Tyre, South Lebanon” project was implemented by IUCN and ADR (Association for the Development of...
  Rapid market opportunity and value chain analysis for fisheries sector in Tyre - Lebanon infographics “Marine protected areas” (MPAs) may be...
  fishermen_arabic.pdf3.04 MB   fishermen_english.pdf3.03 MB  
IUCN ROWA and AES sign agreement
Amman, Jordan – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) and the global power company AES...
The Jordan Minister of Energy, his Excellency Dr. Saleh Al-Kharabsheh, commended the efforts by AES and IUCN to target local communities in the development of a natural resource conservation strategy...
  The Chairs of CEESP seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of Regional Vice Chair in West Asia. Candidates for the Regional...
Regional Vice Chair(s) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEESP’s work within their region.  They also promote the establishment of regionally based specialist...
The Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) Our Vision: "Secure Living in a Just & Healthy Environment"
Lands of hope
Land degradation touches almost one third of all land on the planet, affecting 1.5 billion people. On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought...
Lands of hope: see the full multimedia article  
sustainable fisheries management for improved livelihood of the coastal fishing community in Tyre Caza, south Lebanon
 
 Landscape Daymaniyat Islands offshore Muscat
In June 2016, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman contacted IUCN for the undertaking of a survey of the...
The IUCN regional office for West Asia and the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, in collaboration with international regional and national experts, participated in a 10 days...
water, Drawing, Competition, Poster
The WATER SUM project team is pleased to announce the drawing competition “Water, Growth and Stability”, which will be held in Jordan and Tunisia...
This competition is organised within the project “Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water Security Management” (WATER SUM), which is funded by the Government of Sweden and...
Marine, Procted Areas
في يونيو 2016، تواصلت وزارة البيئة والشؤون المناخية في سلطنة عمان مع الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الطبيعة لإجراء مسوحات للتنوع البيولوجى لجزر الديمانيات في...
بتاريخ 18 أكتوبر، 2016 ولمدة عشر أيام شارك الاتحاد الدولي لحماية الطبيعة، المكتب الإقليمي لغرب آسيا والمكتب التعاوني المتوسطي بالتعاون مع خبراء على المستوى الإقليمي والوطني والدولي في عمل مسوحات (...
Yemen
The IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) covers the region of West Asia including the countries of Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE...

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