September

Dominic Stucker, CEC Member

Intergenerational Partnership: Achievements and Aspirations

Engaging young people and collaborating across generations is essential for supporting the sustainability movement and the IUCN mission of biodiversity conservation. Dominic Stucker of the CEC Steering Committee introduces the theme of the CEC September 2010 newsletter: Youth and Intergenerational Partnership. 

20 Sep 2010 | News story

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Joint workshop on Human Rights and Environmental Protection

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) and the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law held a joint workshop on Monday 13th September at the University of Ghent in Belgium on “Integrating human rights and environmental protection: status quo and ways forward”. This workshop preceded the Academy’s 8th annual colloquium, this year on the linkages between biodiversity and climate change. Justice Antonio Benjamin, Deputy Chair of the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL) and Justice of the High Court of Brazil was also present at the event to give introductory remarks. …  

20 Sep 2010 | News story

BRICS dialogue at the CEL Climate Change Law and Governance Conference, New Delhi

BRICs Law and Policy Dialogue at CEL Conference in New Delhi

IUCN Commission on Environmental Law Conference on Climate Change Law and Governance in South Asia - BRICs Law and Policy Dialogue on Climate Change, Sustainable Energy & Biodiversity’. Venue: Auditorium, India International Center Annex, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi.  Date: August 20-21, 2010.

Workshop Report by Prof Brendan Mackey, PhD, The Australian National University
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20 Sep 2010 | News story

Julia Marton-Lefèvre

Visions for the Future in Ghent

Ghent, 9 September, IUCN Director-General Julia Marton-Lefèvre gave the closing keynote address at the Belgian EU Presidency event “Biodiversity in a changing world”. In her speech “Visions for the Future” Julia highlighted that the EU, as the world’s largest economic block, has the power to make a huge impact (both positive and negative) on the future of biodiversity in coming decade.
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16 Sep 2010 | News story

Award ceremony for Stockholm Industry Water Award

IUCN Asia Regional Water and Wetland's Programme participates in World Water Week 2010, Stockholm

IUCN, Regional Water and Wetlands Programme, Asia shares its recent publications on water at the Stockholm Water Week …  

16 Sep 2010 | News story

During the handover - Mr. Bernard O'Callaghan of IUCN Oceania handing the new tools to Mr. Pita Rokobiau and Ms Paulini Tokaduadua of the Fiji Department of Forestry.

IUCN presents new tools to boost tree planting initiative

The Fiji Department of Forestry today received new sets of planting equipment from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to support and expand the Fiji One Million Trees Initiative. The One Million Trees Initiative initiated earlier this year has so far planted 278,000 trees with the support of local communities throughout Fiji and and has also generated a lot of interest from local and international Non Government Organizations based in Fiji. IUCN has also been part of this initiative assisting to plant indigenous plants in the Suva area.  …  

15 Sep 2010 | News story

Cumaru Brazil

Sustainable wild plant harvesting proves a global success

Worldwide application of a new standard for sustainable harvesting of wild medicinal, aromatic, dye and food plants and trees is charting new ways to protect the species and their habitats and benefit the communities that depend on them, according to a new report from world wildlife trade monitoring network, TRAFFIC, a joint programme of IUCN and WWF. …  

15 Sep 2010 | News story

Tangara

Queremos realmente proteger a Biodiversidade?

Neste ano de 2010, a COP da CDB volta a discutir metas, agora para 2020. Infelizmente, se não alterarmos nosso enfoque nesta questão, não teremos sucesso novamente. Não sei se podemos nos dar ao luxo de continuarmos a desprezar nossa necessidade vital dos serviços ambientais. …  

14 Sep 2010 | News story
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Renforcement de capacité des membres et partenaires de l’UICN

Du 9 au 11 août 2010, dans la salle de conférence de l’hôtel Soritel  Ouagadougou, s’est tenu un atelier de formation sur le processus de Réduction des Emissions liées à la Déforestation et à la Dégradation des forêts (REDD).
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13 Sep 2010 | News story
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Evento preparatório para a Convenção de Diversidade Biológica, COP-10.

Brasil discute sobre um novo enfoque e estratégia de cumprimento para as metas 2020

Não se pode discutir separadamente questões de diversidade biológica e clima, havendo uma determinação do conjunto dos países em desenvolvimento de tratar ambas as questões sob uma mesma perspectiva, ressaltou a Ministra Izabella Teixeira. …  

13 Sep 2010 | News story
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