Nouvelles des Membres et pour les Membres

UPU Letter Writing Competition Winners

Young writers' forest letter contest - Barbados and China win!

A Great Oak in Guyana’s Windsor Forest and an observant little tree ‘prepared to care for humanity’ helped 15-year-old Charlée Gittens from Barbados and 13-year-old Wang Sa from China to win gold medals in the Universal Postal Union’s 40th International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People. …  

19 Aug 2011 | News story

Alison Sudol

Doing good by looking good!

IUCN Goodwill Ambassador, American singer-songwriter Alison Sudol is teaming up with a clothing company that has a strong social and environmental ethic on a new project that will raise funds for IUCN’s conservation work. …  

19 Aug 2011 | News story

Momentos en que los participantes realizaban un juego de roles en el que a partir de un caso hipotético, dos países ficticios sostenían una negociación

El Salvador apuesta a fortalecer capacidades para la gobernanza de aguas compartidas

Funcionarios y funcionarias de alto nivel del gobierno salvadoreño reforzaron sus conocimientos en aspectos de derecho internacional sobre cursos de aguas compartidas y técnicas de negociación en el segundo taller de capacitación facilitado por UICN, en coordinación con el Ministerio de Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARN) y el Viceministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Integración y Promoción Económica. …   | English

17 Aug 2011 | News story
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Business unusual

Enter the Green Awards for Creativity in Sustainability

Enter by September 1, 2011. The INTERNATIONAL GREEN AWARDS showcases the best examples of creativity in business, citizen and government initiatives leading to sustainable outcomes.   …  

16 Aug 2011 | News story

Foro Sudamericano de Miembros, UICN. Lima, 2011.

UICN-Sur: 20 años trabajando por la conservación y el desarrollo sostenible

A propósito del Foro Regional de Miembros, que se llevó a cabo en Lima, Perú entre el 13 y 15 de junio, UICN reflexiona sobre las fortalezas y desafíos institucionales para cumplir con su visión de "Un mundo justo, que valora y conserva la naturaleza". …  

15 Aug 2011 | News story
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Julia Marton-Lefèvre

IUCN Director General to judge the 6th International Green Awards

IUCN Director-General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, is a member of the jury for this year’s International Green Awards™ - the leading industry awards to showcase the best examples of sustainability in global business, government and citizen endeavours. …  

15 Aug 2011 | News story

Members of the IUCN Council. February 2009.

Appel à candidatures pour l’élection des membres du Conseil lors du Congrès 2012

Nous appelons les Membres de l’UICN et les membres des Commissions à participer à la gouvernance de l’Union et à suggérer des candidats en vue de l’élection du prochain Conseil de l’UICN (2012 – 2016). …   | English | Spanish

12 Aug 2011 | News story

The mysterious fossa

Conservation in action: studying the fossa with Earthwatch

For two weeks I was part of the expedition "Carnivores of Madagascar" organized by Earthwatch, an IUCN Member. My participation as a volunteer was supported by IUCN Headquarters and the Regional Office for Europe.  …  

12 Aug 2011 | News story

Dave Reynolds

US National Park Service and International Union for the Conservation of Nature Join Efforts to Support Parks and Protected Areas Around the World

The National Park Service (NPS) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have established a partnership to support protected areas and national parks around the world. The first partnership action is the assigning of Mr. David Reynolds, the NPS Northeast Region Chief of Natural Resources and Science, to IUCN’s Global Protected Areas Programme for three and a half years to manage the organization’s Protected Area Capacity Development Programme. This will include working with other organizations to develop globally recognized professional standards for park rangers, managers and park system executives. …  

11 Aug 2011 | International news release

Murphy's petrels

Removing rats, restoring islands

A unique international project partnership involving IUCN Member organizations, the Royal Society for Protection of Birds, The Nature Conservancy and the US Fish & Wildlife Service is helping to restore a series of islands and seabird habitats in the Pacific by removing alien invasive rats which have wreaked havoc on native biodiversity. …  

10 Aug 2011 | News story