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IUCN ROWA moves to new premises

IUCN ROWA has grown over recent years, currently consisting of more than 15 full time staff members. This growth only means moving to newer offices.

IUCN ROWA will relocate as of 1 April 2014 to:
Sweifiyeh – Hasan Baker Al Azazi St. #20

We warmly invite you to visit us at our new premises this spring!
View the MAP for our exact location.

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West Asia

Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA)

The IUCN West Asian region comprises of 13 countries including Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, the Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen and Iran in addition to the Gulf countries including Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates. West Asia is part of three eco-regions that incorporate a variety of ecosystems, including Mediterranean forests, deserts, plains, rangelands, savannas, oases, mountains, rivers, lakes, springs, mudflats, swamps, marshes, mangroves, seagrass beds and coral reefs, all of which provide a wide array of ecosystem services and ecological corridors for migratory species through the region.
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West Asia

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Workshop - Amman

Combating Desertification: A Jordanian Commitment

Jordan is highly committed to combating desertification and towards the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In August, IUCN ROWA was part of preparing the 5th stage of the Jordan National Report for UNCCD & CBD.   …  

08 Sep 2014 | Article

Workshop

Concerted efforts developed to save biological diversity in Jordan : updating the national CBD report

The world’s biological diversity is under threat, and Jordan is no exception, from many human activities and some natural causes. The increasing rates of species extinction, ecosystem degradation, and exploitation of living organisms and natural resources have signaled an alarm sign for the World to develop concerted efforts to save and sustainably use biological diversity. …  

08 Sep 2014 | Article

Programme Manager - Discussions

New NAMA Steps Developed for Solar Power Pumping in the Jordan Valley

 The Climasouth programme supports the transition of southern Mediterranean countries towards low carbon development and climate change resilience. Sustainable and democratic development will be the aim; by enhancing regional cooperation, information sharing and capacity development on climate change mitigation and adaptation between the European Union (EU) and its Mediterranean neighbors and among South Mediterranean partners …  

08 Sep 2014 | Article

You can for a tree

Members in the News: Your Can for a Tree

The global average of consuming soft drink cans has been estimated to be 121 cans per person per year, as of September 2013. The UAE however, consumes about 300 soft drink cans per person per year, making it the 5th largest consumer in the world. Under the banner of the Can Collection Campaign, Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) an IUCN ROWA member launched a very special programme during September 2012; the “Your Can for a Tree” Initiative. …  

07 Sep 2014 | Article

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