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

Asturias, Spain

Climate Change will bring Spain more than just lack of rain

For a long while it looked odds-on that big international conference in Barcelona this autumn about the environment would find the Spanish host city deep in the grip of a water crisis triggered by its worst drought in 50 years. …  

07 Jul 2008 | News story

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Renforcez vos habilités : Déposez votre candidature pour participer à l’une des 50 opportunités d’apprentissage qui auront lieu lors du Congrès mondial de la nature de l’UICN

Cinquante cours d’apprentissage vous sont offertes en tant que délégué(e) dûment inscrite) pendant le Congrès mondial de la nature de l’UICN, qui se tiendra à Barcelone du 5 au 9 octobre 2008. Il s’agit d’ateliers interactifs de renforcement des habilités sur des thèmes qui vont depuis la collecte de données écosystémiques, de l’analyse et l’utilisation, aux bases du travail avec des entreprises ; de la résolution des conflits aux outils en ligne pour conduire des actions de conservation ; des habilités de négociation multilatérales aux techniques pour accélerer le changement. Postulez aujourd`hui! Plus >>  | English | Spanish

20 Jun 2008 | News story

Barcelona Congress

Registration for the World Conservation Congress is now online

The online registration system for the World Conservation Congress, taking place in Barcelona, Spain, from 5 to 14 October, is now open. The Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Be a part of it and register now! You can also book your preferred accommodation and excursion trips online.

12 May 2008 | News story

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Agenda and Documentation for the IUCN World Conservation Congress now available

As of today all the information and documents on which Members will vote at the World Conservation Congress in Barcelona (5 to 14 October 2008), including the new IUCN Programme "Shaping a sustainable future", are available online. …  

06 May 2008 | News story

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Barcelona Carbon Offset Fund

In an effort to make the Barcelona Congress a carbon neutral event, IUCN is making a call to all IUCN members and partners to propose one or more projects from which certified carbon offsets can be purchased after the event. …  

23 Apr 2008 | News story

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People of Salum learn about marine conservation

The Salum area is part of the western Mediterranean coastal region of Egypt, extending 600 km between Alexandria in the east to the Libyan border in the west. This area, including the Gulf of Salum, has been identified by Egypt as the most appropriate site to establish a protected area in order to maximize conservation of a representative cross section of the region’s natural resources. …  

11 Apr 2008 | News story

General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM)

More progress in Sustainable Mediterranean Fisheries

IUCN welcomes a new cooperation agreement with the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), announced during the 32nd session held in Rome from 25 to 29 February 2008. …  

07 Mar 2008 | News story


Draft IUCN Protected Area Category Guidelines

Comments from members are welcomed 

07 Mar 2008 | News story
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New MedWet Coordinator

The MedWet Secretariat is pleased to announce thet Mr Adnan Budieri has been appointed as MedWet Coordinator. Adnan Budieri has over 18 years of experience in environmental management focusing o­n wetland, coastal zone and marine management, as well as o­n biodiversity. He has been involved in activities related to the CBD, the Ramsar Convention (representing Jordan at COPs), the World …  

02 Feb 2008 | News story

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