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Barcelona Congress

Apply now for the Business Night School

Three-hour long Learning Opportunities will equip non-business delegates to the IUCN World Conservation Congress with knowledge and skills to work with business on contributing to ecosystem management solutions. Each evening (6-8 October), four sessions will run in parallel on (1) business basics, (2) partnerships, (3) communication and (4) tools, using case examples from a wide variety of sectors including energy, agri-business, advertising and communication technology. …   | Spanish

08 Jul 2008 | News story

Western Caucasus World Heritage Site

Gold medal for a Green decision

IUCN commends Russian Prime Minister and Russia’s Olympic Organizing Committee for its decision to move parts of competition venues …  

05 Jul 2008 | International news release

The Sava River

IUCN SEE strengthens the partnership with the International Sava River Basin Commission

IUCN has taken a prominent role in the recent events organized by the International Sava River Basin Commission (ISRBC), in frame of the International Sava Day (1 June). …  

20 Jun 2008 | News story

Las diez mejores ideas para salvar la naturaleza

Countdown 2010 - the best thing that can happen to biodiversity

The readers and the executive board of the Spanish Magazine REDLife chose Countdown 2010 among the ten best initiatives to save biodiversity and conserve nature. Countdown 2010 was included for its ability to mobilize resources to meet the 2010 biodiversity target, for its communication efforts and its continuous engagement to promote action at all levels. …  

16 Jun 2008 | News story

Reuters-IUCN Media Awards

10 Days left to apply for 2008 Reuters-IUCN Environmental Media Awards

With just 10 days to the deadline of 15 June, journalists and editors are invited to submit entries for this year’s Reuters–IUCN Media Awards for Excellence in Environmental Reporting, open to print and online journalists worldwide. …   | French | Spanish

05 Jun 2008 | International news release

Energy

IUCN and member GNV join forces to deliver message on importance of ecosystems for sustainable energy

IUCN member organisation GNV (Green Network Vojvodina) presented a joint IUCN paper at the 4th Regional Conference: Environment for Europe (EnE08) in Belgrade on the June 4-5, 2008. …  

05 Jun 2008 | News story

Barcelona Harbour

Sailing to Barcelona - Come onboard!

As part of IUCN´s World Conservation Congress (5-14 October 2008, Barcelona, Spain), Sailing to Barcelona will give a voice to creative marine conservation efforts from various corners of the world. …  

04 Jun 2008 | News story

Committing to regional cooperation in nature conservation and sustainable development by signing the declaration

Historic agreement for biodiversity in South-Eastern Europe

Committing to regional cooperation in nature conservation and sustainable development, six governments of South-Eastern Europe signed an agreement to dramatically expand transboundary conservation efforts. …  

29 May 2008 | News story

The Grad castle, Goričko Nature Park was promoted as an active partner within the Green Belt initiative by positioning the Green Belt plate at the castle entrance.

IUCN SEE and Slovenia underline cooperation

IUCN SEE office hosted by the Goričko Nature Park at the Grad castle meets relevant authorities in the field of nature conservation of Slovenia …  

20 May 2008 | News story

Conference: "The European Union and its Overseas Entities: Strategies to counter Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss" (Reunion Island, 7-11 July 2008)

On the front line – the EU’s overseas entities battle climate change

For the first time, the EU’s overseas entities, ranging from islands in the tropics to the polar regions and sections of the Amazon rainforest, will get together to learn lessons and act jointly on climate change adaptation and species loss reduction. …  

13 May 2008 | News story