A peacock made of used papers by the students of Nhon Ly Secondary School, Binh Dinh Province

IUCN has a long history in Viet Nam since it supported the government in the preparation of the first National Conservation Strategy in 1984. Since then, IUCN has made significant contributions to biodiversity conservation and environmental protection, particularly through the development of laws and policies.

IUCN Viet Nam focuses its work on the following thematic programmes: Business and Biodiversity, Forest ConservationProtected Area and World Heritage, Marine and Coastal Ecosystems, Water and Wetlands and Environmental Governance.

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Ha Noi Connect2Earth Competition

Tell the world you care about our city. …  

24 Apr 2008 | News story

Arlene Amponin presents lessons learned from the Philippines PES case study

IUCN-GEF IW-Learn workshop examines the mechanics of Payments for Ecosystem Services

Are Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) a viable way of financing management of river basins and coastal environments? What steps are needed to develop PES schemes? What experiences and lessons learned have been generated from attempts to develop PES in the real world? These are some of the questions examined at the IUCN-GEF IW-Learn workshop on Designing Payment Schemes for Ecosystem Services held from April 3-5, 2008 in Hanoi, Vietnam. …  

22 Apr 2008 | News story

Mr Luong Quang Huy

Staff News

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Luong Quang Huy to the IUCN family. He has been working with IUCN Viet Nam since mid March as the Climate Change Programme Manager. Huy can be contacted at huy@iucn.org.vn 

25 Mar 2008 | News story

Ashley (third right) explored local situation on Cat Ba island during a field visit

Ashley Brooks: My time at IUCN

In May 2005, I returned to Viet Nam to undertake postgraduate research with the University of Queensland in an area that had been of interest to me for quite some time – the effectiveness of conservation projects on Cat Ba Island . …  

25 Mar 2008 | News story

Asian Wetland Symposium

Asian Wetland Symposium 2008: Showcasing Viet Nam’s Wetlands

From June 22 to 25, 2008 scientists, practitioners, and students will gather in Ha Noi to attend the fourth Asian Wetlands Symposium (AWS). The Ministry of Environment of the Government of Vietnam,  IUCN Viet Nam and The Ramsar Centre, Japan are co-hosting the symposium. …  

25 Mar 2008 | News story

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Now, We are Simply Known as IUCN

As of March 10, 2008, we will be referred to simply as IUCN. If you need to explain, it stands for the International Union for Conservation of Nature. …  

25 Mar 2008 | News story

Public awareness raising on climate change is essential for the implementation of Viet Nam’s adaptation and mitigation activities.

Raising Awareness about Climate Change: IUCN Teams up with MONRE and VOV

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), the Voice of Viet Nam (VOV) and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources launched a national competition on the topic of “Climate Change and Environment-Friendly Behaviours” on March 4, 2008. …  

25 Mar 2008 | News story

Transporting timber logged from a forest located on the border with Laos.

IUCN Briefs High Level Government Officials about FLEGT

IUCN coordinated a briefing session for high-ranking government officials on March 17, 2008 to raise awareness about the principles of the European Union’s (EU) Forest Law Enforcement Governance Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan. FLEGT is an initiative of the EU to curb illegal logging and foster sustainable forest management through trade mechanisms. …   | Vietnamese

25 Mar 2008 | News story

Drama performance about sea turtle conservation by trainees

Sea Turtle Conservation: Building Awareness and Knowledge for Local Communities

A training workshop about implementing an extra-curricular lesson series, “Protecting Sea Turtles and their Habitat” was conducted in mid-March for more than 30 junior high school teachers in the two coastal communes of Hai An and Trieu Lang in Trieu Phong District, Quang Tri Province. …  

25 Mar 2008 | News story

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