MEET meeting with ITOs

MEET shares its Brand Values amongst the ITOs

 The MEET project sets a brand in global markets. Different Inbound Tour Operators (ITOs) from different nationalities (Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Tunisia, Malta, Jordan and Lebanon) participated in an ITO training in Rome from 9th -10th September. …  

30 Sep 2015 | Article

Wadi rum MEET project meeting

The second “MEET Ecotourism product and cluster consolidation” workshop in Jordan

Local tour operators, Protected areas managers and local guides from Lebanon (Tambourine and Ehden Nature Reserve) and Jordan ( Wadi Rum Protected Area, Al Mujib reserve, Ajloun Forest reserve,Azraq reserve and Dana Nature reserve) participate in a workshop held in Aqaba and Wadi Rum in September. …  

29 Sep 2015 | Article

Hatching seatturtles, Lebanon

Aiding in the recovery of green turtle populations along the Tyrian Coast, Lebanon

Amazing things are happening with the green turtle population that nests in Tyre Coast Nature Reserve (TCNR). For the second nesting season in a row, the numbers reported give us real hope for the recovery of this iconic endangered species. …  

29 Sep 2015 | Article

Mapping community forest resources with villagers in Hue province

The power of persuasion - celebrating the new sustainable development agenda

As the conservation community celebrates the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the real work begins, says Inger Andersen, Director General of IUCN. …  

26 Sep 2015 | Article

Global Goals

Sustainable Development Goals recognise role of business

The United Nations' new development agenda presents a historic opportunity for the private sector to actively participate in addressing the world’s global challenges, and building a more inclusive and sustainable society.    

24 Sep 2015 | Article

HE Mohammed Al Bowardi receiving the award from Dr Simon Stuart

HE Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi receives Sir Peter Scott Conservation Award

HE Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Managing Director of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), was awarded the 2015 Sir Peter Scott Award for Conservation Merit at the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Leaders’ Meeting in Abu Dhabi yesterday.  

16 Sep 2015 | News story

The 2015 SSC Leaders' Meeting brings together over 300 conservation experts

Over 300 conservation experts meet to tackle extinction crisis

The third IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Leaders’ Meeting kicked off today in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This meeting brings together over 300 conservationists with diverse expertise to address how global conservation efforts can be improved to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss. …  

15 Sep 2015 | News story

Brushed aluminium

IUCN receives award for its role in setting sustainable aluminium industry standard

IUCN has received a Gold Facilitation Impact Award from the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) for leading a multi-stakeholder process to launch the now independent Aluminium Stewardship Initiative’s first Performance Standard.  

15 Sep 2015 | Article

The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 will take place 1-10 September in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Countdown begins to the world’s leading environmental summit

Gland, Switzerland, 1 September 2015 (IUCN) – Today marks one year to the opening of the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016, the world’s largest and most inclusive environmental decision-making forum that will define the future path for nature conservation. …   | French | Spanish

01 Sep 2015 | News story

Members during an IUCN Forum 2015

West Asia 8th RCF to be held in Jordan

Under the title ; "Innovative natural solutions: Motivating change" The 8th Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) will be held in Amman, Jordan from the 10th – 12th November, 2015. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is graciously co-hosting the Forum through Ministry of Environment. …  

26 Aug 2015 | Article