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In a nutshell: Hyderabad Biodiversity summit - Week One

At the 2010 Biodiversity summit in Nagoya, Japan, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity agreed the ‘Big Plan to save nature’ with its 20 Aichi biodiversity targets to be met by 2020. Today, the Parties meet again, this time in Hyderabad, India to discuss what progress has been made so far in turning the Big Plan into reality. …  

14 Oct 2012 | News story

LCF Guide

Investment guide to ‘triple win’ from locally controlled forestry

The most detailed discussions to date between investors and forest rights-holders have resulted in new guidance for investments that can create a ‘triple win’ of returns for investors, livelihood security for local communities and protection for forests. …  

24 Sep 2012 | News story

Bornean Orang-utan

IUCN invests in rainforest rehabilitation to offset Congress footprint

To help compensate for the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the 2012 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, IUCN has selected a credible, sustainable project for effective offsetting. The project is Infapro, by Face the Future, and is based on improved forest management in Borneo. …  

03 Aug 2012 | News story

Participants at the 2008 World Conservation Congress

Nombre de places limité au Campus de la conservation – inscrivez-vous vite !

Après le succès des cours d’apprentissage du Congrès de 2008 à Barcelone, le Congrès mondial de la conservation de la nature présentera cette année un Campus de la conservation. Celui-ci sera dédié à une formation pratique pour soutenir l’application du Programme de l’UICN 2013-2016. …   | English | Spanish

25 Jul 2012 | News story

Les Membres votent sur les motions au Congrès de l'UICN 2008 à Barcelone

Faîtes résonner votre voix !

Grâce aux motions, les Membres ont l’occasion unique, lors du Congrès de l’UICN, d’influencer l’agenda mondial de la conservation de la nature. Ils doivent pour cela s’assurer d’être accrédités afin de pouvoir voter et parler à l’Assemblée des Membres, aux côtés des observateurs possédant un droit de parole. …   | English | Spanish

17 Jul 2012 | News story

Congress participants during the 2008 IUCN Congress in Barcelona

Dernières heures pour les tarifs préférentiels sur l'inscription au Congrès

2012 est une année chargée dans le domaine de l’environnement, avec l’organisation de nombreuses conventions. Mais le Congrès mondial de la nature de l’UICN se distingue de par son caractère et son public uniques. C’est le seul sommet mondial qui représente chaque aspect de la conservation, en rapprochant les acteurs de tous niveaux – issus de gouvernements, d’ONG internationales, d’universités et d’organisations caritatives locales. …   | English | Spanish

05 Jul 2012 | News story

The Kaieture waterfall in Guyana, the world's tallest single drop water fall, proudly stands 275m high.

Water - it's irreplaceable

At the Rio Dialogues, civil society and business showed through their online votes and panelist speeches increasing leadership when it comes to water issues. And interesting enough, the right to water was not the number one recommendation passed on to the heads of States. …  

22 Jun 2012 | News story
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Julia Marton-Lefèvre

Commitments coming through in Rio

As world leaders pour in to Rio de Janeiro for the UN's Sustainable Development Summit civil society, business and governments are making commitments that will make a difference, according to IUCN's Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre. …  

21 Jun 2012 | News story

Verónica Arias, del Centro de Derecho Ambiental, y Víctor Hugo Inchausty, Director regional (ai) de UICN-Sur.

South American States Frustrated in Rio

With just two days left there is a feeling of frustration on the part of many governments here at the UN Sustainable Development Summit in Rio. And many of those are from South America. …  

21 Jun 2012 | News story

Dinaric Arc - Transboundary Cooperation

At the crossroads of conservation and development

Transboundary cooperation among adjacent countries epitomizes the ambition of the Rio +20 conference. As discussed during the side event organized by IUCN and the Italian Government (DGCS) at the UN Conference on sustainable development (Rio+20), it offers some early results and insights into the relevance of natural resource management for the green economy. …  

18 Jun 2012 | News story

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