Environmental Governance

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

Fields of cereals with trees
The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has found that the ‘greening’ of direct payments under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has been...
Green direct payments were introduced under the last reform of the CAP, in 2013, and account for around one third of EU countries’ direct payment budgets. To be eligible, they require farmers to...
European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) II Program and ENPI East...
SUMMARY: The regional programmes “European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance II Program” and “ENPI East Countries FLEG II: ...
Beetle on wheat
Today, the European Commission unveiled its strategy for the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which calls for more environmentally...
Some elements of the non-legislative communication appear positive, such as the Commission’s call for EU countries to consider Management Plans for the European Network of Protected Areas Natura 2000...
Taller en Sixaola
Four days of lessons on theoretical concepts and practical exercises to improve communication skills.
Mesoamerica, August 2017. Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) helps communities tackle challenges arising from climate change. Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems) aims to promotes...
IUCN welcomes today’s Resolution from the European Parliament on the EU Action Plan for Nature, People and the Economy and joins the Parliament in...
During the debate, Commissioner for Environment Karmenu Vella stressed that the Action Plan is not enough, as it needs to be implemented before it can be considered sufficient. “We still need...
Airfield Berlin
Effective conservation cannot be confined to remote and pristine natural areas, but should be holistic and include all relevant actors and...
Local and regional governments play a crucial role in supporting the implementation of the objectives of the EU Biodiversity Strategy and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and many...
Call for UN to Recognize and Protect the Ocean’s Rights
CEESP News - by  Fiona Wilton, The Gaia Foundation / OCC-Uruguay The ocean covers seventy percent of our planet, generates over fifty percent of the...
The call was launched at the UN Ocean Conference, held during June 5th-9th,  with a view to identifying best practices, sharing experiences and building partnerships, to “reverse the decline in...
CEESP NEWS - By Seline Meijer The new IUCN 2017-2020 Programme strengthens its commitment to social justice, equity, transparency and inclusion by...
    At the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress, IUCN Members adopted a decision to establish a new membership category for Indigenous Peoples Organisations (IPOs). This landmark...
"Plastic Paradise” by Kathy Allam
CEESP News - by Hanna Jaireth, member of IUCN CEESP, WCEL, WCPA One of the technical papers in a broad blueprint for the next generation of...
Photo:  “Plastic Paradise” by Kathy Allam. Artwork was entered in the 2017 'Sculptures by the Sea', at Bondi, Sydney. Photo: Hanna Jaireth A broad blueprint for the next generation of...
Cooperative governance of the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna Basins (GBM) region was strengthened through the recent launch of a Civil Society...
The development of the CSO vision represents a milestone for transboundary water governance in the region as it was the first time that CSOs joined forces and took the lead in developing a common...
CEESP News - by Hugh Govan, Adviser, LMMA Network and Adjunct Senior Fellow, University of the South Pacific (USP), School of Government, Development...
Speech at UN Ocean Conference 2017 - “Our Common Ocean: Resources, Rights, and Responsibilities Progressive Policy Alternatives and Community Led Programmes” June 6, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM, Conference...
Bovids in the distance go to drink at a river flows across a flat grassland
Project title: Ecosystem Based Sustainable Management of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Nijhum Dwip Seascape Location: Nijhum Dwip, Noakhali, Bangladesh Project Duration: ...

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