Welcome to the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

IUCN CEC is a network driving change for sustainability. More than 1,000 members volunteer their professional expertise in learning, knowledge management and strategic communication to achieve IUCN goals.

To join IUCN CEC, write to cec@iucn.org.
CEC works closely with the Capacity Development Unit within the Programme and Policy Group. 

IUCN CEC NEWS

 

Bradley Smith, CEC Member

About IUCN's Private Sector Engagement

The IUCN Secretariat has established a procedure to address any concerns about IUCN's private sector engagement. Brad Smith, CEC Special Advisor for Private Sector Partnerships, shares a link to more information. En français ci-dessous – En español más abajo …  

03 May 2010 | News story

Grace Mwaura, IUCN Councillor

CEC Member Grace Mwaura Appointed as Member of IUCN Council

Following Council’s decision last November to strengthen the voice of the youth in the Council to ensure that the concerns of the next generation are adequately addressed, Council approved the appointment of Ms. Grace Mwaura from Kenya until the end of Council’s term in 2012. …  

03 May 2010 | News story

NAAEE Annual Conference 2010

North American Conference on Environmental Education

The NAAEE photo contest on the theme "Paint Me a Picture" is accepting submissions until June 10.  Also, registration opens June 1 for the NAAEE Annual Conference starting September 29 in Buffalo-Niagra, New York. CEC member Brian Day is Executive Director of NAAEE, a professional association for environmental education.
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03 May 2010 | News story

Climate Change

20 Questions for the US Press to Ask about Climate Change

A blog post on ClimateEthics.org identifies 20 questions that the US press has failed to ask opponents of proposed US climate change policies. "Can CEC members rephrase this text in simple language?" asks Frits Hesselink, CEC Special Advisor.
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02 May 2010 | News story
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Earth viewed from space. Courtesy: NASA.

Explore the Encyclopedia of Earth

Encyclopedia of Earth is a new electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. It is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written in non-technical language by scholars, professionals, educators and experts. CEC member Mark McGinley introduces the EoE to CEC.  …  

02 May 2010 | News story

www.dialoguematters.co.uk

Training - Good Practice Stakeholder Participation… with a focus on the environment

This 3-day training course, run by CEC member Diana Pound, helps participants develop good practice skills in stakeholder participation with a focus on the better management of the natural environment. …  

02 May 2010 | News story

United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

UNDESD Literature Review: Call for Contributions

UNESCO has commissioned a review of authoritative literature on processes and learning for ESD. If you have access to key documents which can inform this literature review, please send them to Daniella Tilbury, CEC Specialty Group Leader on Education for Sustainable Development.  …  

02 May 2010 | News story

www.jmt.org/jmaward-home.asp

Telling Stories about the John Muir Award

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” John Muir's quote continues to inspire action for the environment. Awards given in his name -- a total of 100,000 thus far -- are communicated in case studies that carry the message to wider audiences. Rob Bushby, John Muir Award Manager, shared the link with CEC's Frits Hesselink. …  

02 May 2010 | News story

CEC member Appolinaire Oussou Lio, geographer and naturalist, is working to save the African manatees of Benin. Education is key component of his efforts.

Le Lamatin d'Afrique au Benin

Et si on sauvait le lamantin d’Afrique au Bénin?
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02 May 2010 | News story

CEC member Appolinaire Oussou Lio, geographer and naturalist, is working to save the African manatees of Benin. Education is key component of his efforts.

CEC Member Seeks to Save Manatees in Benin

CEC member Appolinaire Oussou Lio, geographer and naturalist, reports on recent efforts to save the African manatees of Benin. His NGO lead a mission to Lake Slre to see two manatees that had travelled out of their flooded river and were later trapped in the lake by drought. The author links the event to climate change.
 

02 May 2010 | News story

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