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Continuing efforts to enhance cetaceans’ conservation in the Mediterranean and Black Seas

From 22-24 October 2015, IUCN-Med attended the Agreement for the Conservation of cetaceans of the Black and Mediterranean Seas and Atlantic contiguous waters (ACCOBAMS) 10th meeting of its Scientific Committee, which took place in Nice (France), to present all the conservation efforts developed throughout the year and to prepare the relevant recommendations for adoption at the next Meeting of Parties, to be held in Monaco, on 22-25 November 2016. …  

29 Oct 2015 | News story

Mediterranean landscape

IUCN welcomes four new members in the Mediterranean region

The IUCN Council has just validated the decision taken by its Bureau, on October 22nd 2015, to approve the admission of 16 new Members. Four of them belong to the Mediterranean region and are: United Society for Developing Water Resources and Environment (Jordan), The Environmental Education Centre of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (Palestine), Sociedad Española para la Defensa del Patrimonio Geológico y Minero (Spain) and Kaz Dağı ve Madra Dağı Belediyeler Birliği (Turkey).   …  

27 Oct 2015 | Article

Algérie: Répartition géographique des projets sélectionnés

37 projects ready to go in North Africa

Under the framework of the Small Initiatives Programme for Civil Society Organisations in North Africa (PPI-OSCAN), 37 projects are ready to start in Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. …   | French

23 Oct 2015 | News story

Pictures of the Participants.

2nd IUCN North Africa Conservation Forum concludes with renewed commitment to strengthen membership in the region

More than 70 people joined the 2nd IUCN North Africa Regional Conservation Forum held on 4-6th October in Cairo, Egypt, under the theme 'Conserving Nature in North Africa: A common challenge for a prosperous future'. The Forum concluded with a renewed commitment to strengthen membership in the region and to improve IUCN Member involvement in the implementation of the IUCN Programme 2017-2020. …  

06 Oct 2015 | Article

Inger Andersen, IUCN Director General in the inauguration of the IUCN North Africa Regional Conservation Forum

IUCN North Africa Forum puts nature at the heart of sustainable development

Under the theme of “Conserving Nature in North Africa: A common challenge for a prosperous future,” more than 70 participants are discussing sustainability and proposing solutions to developmental and environmental challenges in North Africa during the IUCN Regional Conservation Forum, which started today in Cairo (Egypt). The Forum was inaugurated this morning by the Egyptian Minister of Environment, Dr. Khaled Fahmy; the IUCN elected President, Mr Zhang Xinsheng; and the IUCN Director General, Ms Inger Andersen. …   | French

04 Oct 2015 | Article

North Africa Regional Conservation Forum

IUCN North Africa Conservation Forum to debate environmental challenges and human welfare

More than 70 participants representing IUCN State Members, government agencies, NGO representatives, IUCN Commissions, and partner organisations, will gather in Cairo (Egypt) from 4 to 6 October 2015 for the IUCN’s North Africa Regional Conservation Forum. Together with the IUCN Secretariat, the Forum will focus on working together to deal with North Africa’s most pressing environmental issues, share experiences and best practices, identify actions and unite the forces needed for change to happen. …   | French

01 Oct 2015 | News story

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

GEF meeting in Amman

The Global Environment Facility workshop for the North Africa region in Aqaba (Jordan), 9-10 September 2015

The Global Environment Facility has organised a two-day (9-10 September) workshop in the Dead Sea (Jordan) where GEF national focal points, convention focal points and other key stakeholders, including civil society have kept abreast of GEF strategies, policies and procedures.  …  

10 Sep 2015 | News story

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

Empieza la cuenta atrás hacia la principal cumbre mundial del medio ambiente

Gland, Suiza, 1 de septiembre de 2015 (UICN) – Dentro de un año se inaugurará el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza de la UICN, el mayor foro de toma de decisiones ambientales del mundo que definirá la trayectoria para la conservación de la naturaleza en los próximos años. …   | English | French

01 Sep 2015 | News story

Children in Yemen walking for long distances to get water. Waqf Fund can provide sustainable funding for water projects in the region.

World Water Week: A new course for water and development

Safeguarding the planet's water resources is critical to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That is the message of this year's World Water Week, the annual global conference on water, which starts on Sunday with the theme 'Water for Development.' …  

20 Aug 2015 | News story


  • Malaga, 22 - 25 November 2010

    Malaga, 22 - 25 November 2010

    Fotografía: IUCN-Med