Janvier 2009

Voting on REDD

"Voting on REDD": The essential ingredients needed for a successful REDD recipe?

IUCN has just published the results from a "Cast your Vote Live" workshop held at the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona, October 2008, in which participants were asked several questions relating to REDD. …  

30 Jan 2009 | News story

"Aguas arriba, aguas abajo", los humedales nos conectan a todos

2 de febrero, Día Mundial de los Humedales. Todos estamos interconectados dentro de la cuenca hidrográfica donde vivimos: cómo repercuten en nosotros las actividades de quienes están aguas arriba y cómo nuestras actividades repercuten en quienes viven aguas abajo. …  

29 Jan 2009 | News story
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Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau sets the mark for integration

A delegation headed by the Deputy Director General, Bill Jackson, and including Jean-Yves Pirot, Sebastià Semene Guitart from HQ and the regional programme coordinator in West and Central Africa, Jean-Marc Garreau visited Guinea Bissau to understand better one of the best examples of how the “One Programme” concept can be applied by convening the IUCN Membership while achieving significant influence and recognition by adapting IUCN’s role to the conditions and needs of the Members. With the perspective of better supporting the integration and the delivery of the IUCN Programme 2009-2012 among the three pillars of IUCN, Guinea Bissau gives the Union a strong signal that the IUCN way is more than words on paper and administrative procedures. An example to learn from and replicate… …  

29 Jan 2009 | News story

Taholo Kami, Oceania Regional Director, with USP Vice Chancellor, Prof Rajesh Chandra

IUCN Joins Forces with Regional University for Conservation Action

Suva, Fiji, 28 January 2009 (IUCN) – An agreement signed today between two leading actors in scientific research and action for environment and nature conservation marks a new chapter for conservation and sustainable development in the Pacific islands region. The agreement formalises a long-standing partnership between IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and the University of the South Pacific (USP) and promises to strengthen collaborative initiatives for conservation and sustainable development through research, training and teaching.
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29 Jan 2009 | News story
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Davos, where the 2009 World Economic Forum is being held.

Environment must count at Davos

As the World Economic Forum gets underway in Davos, IUCN urges governments and businesses to reconsider their relationship with nature. …  

28 Jan 2009 | News story
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Davos, where the 2009 World Economic Forum is being held.

Environment must count at Davos

As the World Economic Forum gets underway in Davos, IUCN urges governments and businesses to reconsider their relationship with nature. …  

28 Jan 2009 | News story

Ashok Khosla, India

IUCN launches new opinion page on its website

The world oldest and largest environmental organization is launching a new opinion page on its website, starting today with an article on President Obama written by IUCN’s President, Mr. Ashok Khosla. …  

28 Jan 2009 | News story

Earth Hour

Earth hour two months away

On Saturday, 28 March, at 8.30pm local time more than 1,000 cities across the world will turn off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour --sending a powerful message to decision makers that we want an international agreement to reduce global warming by the next UN climate meeting in Copenhagen in December 2009. …  

28 Jan 2009 | News story

Ashok Khosla

A new President for the United States: We have a dream

by Ashok Khosla, IUCN President

With all the fanfare and show business skills they possess, Americans last week welcomed their new President with an unprecedented display of support and joy. The remarkable resonance President Obama has evoked with his fellow citizens should also encourage a new hope beyond their nation -- and indeed throughout the world. …  

27 Jan 2009 | News story
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CEL Newsletter January 2009

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26 Jan 2009 | News story
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