Selected Catchment Area - Jordan

IUCN ROWA takes on a Chapter for the Jordan's Third National Communication to UNFCCC

 IUCN ROWA takes up writing a very important chapter for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Third National Communication Report . …  

08 Jan 2014 | Article
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World Heritage: Tabe’a project

Supporting and strengthen management of World Heritage in the Arab States

Two Regional workshops organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN - ROWA) and co- funded with the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) were launched in September 2013. …  

30 Dec 2013 | Article
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Coral reefs - New Caledonia

Travel around the most beautiful places on Earth, for free!

This holiday season, IUCN's World Heritage Programme is offering you a trip around Earth’s natural wonders. Discover the locations of 222 natural World Heritage sites across the planet; let yourself be transported by 3D simulation, and inspired by some amazing photos. …  

20 Dec 2013 | Article

League of Arab States

Implementing Disaster Risk Reduction in the Arab Region

A regional workshop on the ‘Implementation of the Arab Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Developing an Arab position on the post-2015 framework on disaster risk reduction (HFA2)’ was launched on the 25th of November 2013.  …  

03 Dec 2013 | Article
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Jordan Map

Mainstreaming Sustainable Land Management Practices

IUCN ROWA signs an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture to implement of an initial component for a 6 year project  …  

11 Nov 2013 | Article
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Opening Ceremony

Regional Seminar on Improved wastewater services for rural and semi-urban areas

 A regional seminar on ‘Decentralized Wastewater Treatment and Reuse’ was launched on the 3rd of November 2013 funded by the EU and the German Government in cooperation with Al Balqa Applied University (BAU), German International Cooperation (GIZ) and IUCN ROWA.  …  

05 Nov 2013 | Article
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Ziad Samaha during a school lecture

Promoting the conservation and diversity of nature

  " We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children" - S.E …  

04 Nov 2013 | Article
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Conservation network

Join the Conservation Network Today

 IUCN ROWA has successfully integrated its conservation efforts into a social media platform application to provide members and partners easy access to research, publications, skills and expertise locally and globally.  JOIN IT TODAY …  

29 Oct 2013 | Article
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Local community member describing local environmental situation

First ever Environment and Gender Index available in November

 For the first time in history, there is a tool to monitor progress toward gender equality in the context of global environmental governance. …  

01 Oct 2013 | Article

Online IUCN Red List Training Course

IUCN Red List Training Course Now Online

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. The IUCN Red List has grown in size and complexity and now plays an increasingly prominent role in guiding international, regional and national conservation. Prompted by the Red List’s increasing popularity and a growing need for Red List training around the world, IUCN in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has developed the first online IUCN Red List Training Course. …  

13 Sep 2013 | News story