IUCN Policies, Guidelines & Standards

IUCN Policy Statements

 

IUCN Policy Statement on State Gifts of Animals

IUCN Policy Statement on State Gifts of Animals, approved by the 27th Meeting of the IUCN Council, Gland Switzerland,14 June 1989.
Spanish, French.

Research Involving Species at Risk Of Extinction

IUCN Policy Statement on Research Involving Species at Risk Of Extinction, approved by the 27th Meeting of the IUCN Council, Gland Switzerland,14 June 1989.
Spanish, French.

 

The IUCN Policy Statement on Sustainable Use of Wild Living Resources

The IUCN Policy Statement on Sustainable Use of Wild Living Resources (Resolution 2.29) adopted at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, Amman, October 2000. (Also available in Spanish, French, German.)

IUCN Guidelines

 

Guidelines on the use of ex situ management for species conservation cover

Guidelines on the Use of Ex Situ Management for Species Conservation. Version 2.0. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN Species Survival Commission, 2014. (Also available in Spanish and Portuguese)

Guidelines for Wildlife Disease Risk Analysis

Guidelines for Wildlife Disease Risk Analysis
(Co-published by OIE and IUCN)

To purchase a hard copy - visit the OIE website

IUCN SSC Guiding Principles on Trophy Hunting as a Tool for Creating Conservation Incentives

IUCN SSC Guiding Principles on Trophy Hunting as a Tool for Creating Conservation Incentives IUCN Ver. 1.0 (9 August 2012). IUCN SSC. IUCN, Gland.

Additional translations produced with support of CIC – International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation. Chinese, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, French, Farsi.

Strategic Planning for Species Conservation

Strategic Planning for Species Conservation: A Handbook, The Species Conservation Planning Task Force, Species Survival Commission, IUCN (Version 1.0) and Overview 2008.

Guidelines for the Prevention of Biodiversity Loss Caused by Alien Invasive Species

Guidelines for the Prevention of Biodiversity Loss Caused by Alien Invasive Species, approved by the 51st Meeting of the IUCN Council, February 2000.
Spanish, French.

Guidelines for the Placement of Confiscated Animals

Guidelines for the Placement of Confiscated Animals approved by the 51st Meeting of the IUCN Council, February 2000.
French, Spanish, Arabic.

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