2008

Meinhard Doelle

A Change of Climate

Prof. Meinhard Doelle, a specialist in international and domestic law relating to climate change, has joined the staff of the IUCN Environmental Law Centre for five months to work on linkages between biodiversity and climate change. …  

25 Jan 2008 | News story

Left to right: IUCN Vice President Mr Javed Jabbar, WARC Chair Eng. Mohamed Shahbaz, Jordanian Ministry of Environment Secretary General Eng Faris Al Juneidi and IUCN WAME Regional Director Dr Odeh Al Jayyousi

First West Asia Regional Committee meeting held in Amman

The West Asia Regional Committee (WARC) held its first meeting on January 21, 2008 in Jordan. The meeting was hosted by IUCN West Asia/ Middle East (WAME) Regional Office at the invitation of Dr. Odeh Al Jayyousi, IUCN WAME Regional Director. …  

22 Jan 2008 | News story

EPLP 67/3

New publication on Access and Benefit-sharing

IUCN Environmental Law Centre has published the first three volumes of the ‘ABS Series’ – a five-volume sub-series of the ELP’s Environmental Policy and Law Papers. The Series provides intensively researched expert analysis by internationally respected authors and contributors on key issues of access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing under the CBD. …  

17 Jan 2008 | News story

Dr Tim Ragen to stand down from WGWAP

IUCN regrets to announce the resignation of Dr Tim Ragen from the WGWAP. Earlier this month, Dr Ragen announced that he will not be renewing his engagement for 2008.  …  

15 Jan 2008 | News story

Mediterranean Map

The protection of the Mediterranean in the COP15

The protection of the Mediterranean in the COP15 …  

10 Jan 2008 | News story

A group activity during the training course

Áp dụng hướng tiếp cận hệ sinh quyển vào quản lý vùng đất ướt ở Việt Nam

Hà Nội, Việt Nam, ngày 09.01.2008 - Chính phủ Việt Nam đang nỗ lực áp dụng hướng tiếp cận hệ sinh thái đối với quản lý đất ướt và khu bảo tồn với sự hỗ trợ về mặt chuyên môn và thực hành IUCN. Hướng tiếp cận hệ sinh thái là khuôn khổ cho quản lý nguồn tài nguyên trong theo Công ước Đa dạng sinh học. …  

09 Jan 2008 | News story

Sorting out the catch

Applying an Ecosystem Approach to Wetlands Management in Viet Nam

 Ha Noi, Viet Nam 9 January  2008 - The Government of Viet Nam is making efforts to apply the Ecosystem Approach to wetlands and protected area management with technical and field support from IUCN. The Ecosystem Approach is the primary framework for action for natural resrouces management under the Convention on Biological Diversity.   …  

09 Jan 2008 | News story

Director General of IUCN, Julia Marton-Lefèvre and Juan Pablo de Laiglesia, Director of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development  (AECID – Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarollo)

New Donor Joins IUCN Framework Donor group

On 18 January 2008 the Director General of IUCN, Julia Marton-Lefèvre and Juan Pablo de Laiglesia, Director of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development  (AECID – Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarollo) signed a Memorandum of Understanding setting down the framework for a long-term collaboration between IUCN and the Spanish Agency.  …   | Spanish

09 Jan 2008 | News story

Sorting out the catch

Applying an Ecosystem Approach to Wetlands Management in Viet Nam

 Hanoi, Vietnam 9 January  2008T- The Government of Viet Nam is making efforts to apply the Ecosystem Approach to wetlands and protected area management with technical and field support from IUCN. The Ecosystem Approach is the primary framework for action for natural resrouces management under the Convention on Biological Diversity.  

09 Jan 2008 | News story

Laura (at left) in the field

Perspectives from Paula

My PhD research investigates the dynamics of participation and livelihoods change associated with the implementation of marine protected areas in Viet Nam. My in-country research focuses on different scales of operation by examining two project case studies as examples of different types of MPA conservation, and also by study of the broader policy context associated with MPA development and collaborative management of aquatic natural resources. My case study sites are based in Quang Nam and Khanh Hoa Provinces, which is far from the policy hot bed of Ha Noi. So at those times when I wasn’t in the field, the IUCN Ha Noi office was my home base for exploration of this broader policy context. …  

07 Jan 2008 | News story

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