West Asia

Imèn Meliane is the new WCPA Regional Vice Chair for North Africa, The Middle East and West Asia (NAMEWA). Imèn describes her vision for protected...
There are about 1500 protected areas in the 22 countries of the region, but only five countries have protected more than 10% of their land. As for marine, with the exception of Jordan, no country has... Read more
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...
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sustainable fisheries management for improved livelihood of the coastal fishing community in Tyre Caza, south Lebanon
 
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... Read more
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 (... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
Tabe’a initiative & activities coordinates IUCN’s work on the UNESCO World Heritage Convention in the Arab States region and under close collaboration with the IUCN Global World Heritage... Read more
Jordan was selected to implement a project, which is implemented by IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) and funded by The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and in... Read more
IUCN and partners are implementing a project in Iraq to strengthen the institutional and technical capacity of biodiversity conservation and ecosystem management for the Iraqi Marshlands The... Read more
Jordan was selected as one of three country sites where this global project will be implemented; namely Mali and Sudan. The three-year-project, which is implemented by IUCN Regional Office for West... Read more
Rewarding ecosystems, rewarding people Jordan was selected to implement a six-year-project, which is implemented by IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) and funded by the Global Environmental... Read more

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