Nik Lopoukhine,Chair,WCPA

What’s next for Protected Areas?

Nikita Lopoukhine, Chair, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas. …  

10 Jun 2011 | News story
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Christophe Lefebvre

Christophe Lefebvre élu à la présidence du Comité français UICN

Le Conseil d’administration du Comité français de l’UICN a élu Christophe Lefebvre comme nouveau Président de l’organisation, succédant ainsi à François Letourneux. Sa candidature présentée par Nausicaa / Réseau océan mondial a été acceptée à l’unanimité des membres constitués par 2 ministères, 10 organismes publics et 36 ONG …  

10 Jun 2011 | News story

The Wadden Sea became the 200 natural site on the World Heritage List.

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New remarkable natural and cultural sites to be added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List will be announced at the meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Paris, June 19-29. A total of 42 sites will be considered for inscription this year. …   | French | Spanish

10 Jun 2011 | News story


Participer à la consultation sur le Programme UICN

L'UICN a commencé une période de consultation importante de 5 mois sur le nouveau projet de Programme de l'UICN pour la période 2013 à 2016 et vos commentaires seraient les bienvenus. …  

09 Jun 2011 | News story

Solicitamos sus comentarios sobre el Programa UICN

La UICN ha comenzado un período de consulta de 5 meses del nuevo proyecto de programa de la UICN para el período 2013 a 2016 y le invitamos a enviarnos sus comentarios …  

09 Jun 2011 | News story

The Iron Gates

New boost for the Carpathians

A third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention (COP3) was held on 25 - 27 May in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. The meeting brought together representatives of the parties to the Carpathian Convention (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Ukraine), representatives of the EC, Italy, the Alpine Convention, as well as numerous observers (ICPDR, IUCN, UNWTO, WWF, etc.). Two major protocols have been agreed at the conference: the Protocol on Sustainable Forest Management and the Protocol on Sustainable Tourism. …  

09 Jun 2011 | News story

The Tigerfish, Hydrocynus vittatus (LC), a species popular among the sport fishing community. This iconic species is generally common and abundant with a wide distribution across Africa, but is locally depleted by heavy fishing pressure

IUCN Red List provides lifeline for Africa’s freshwater species

Africa is being given a unique opportunity to conserve its tremendous diversity of freshwater species – a critical resource for many of Africa’s poorest people. African countries can now decide to use their water resources sustainably, and avoid paying millions of dollars, as is the case in Europe, to rectify poorly planned wetland development. …   | French

09 Jun 2011 | News story

Seeking your feedback on the IUCN Programme

IUCN has begun an important 5 month consultation period on the new draft IUCN Programme for the period 2013 to 2016 and we seek your feedback. …  

08 Jun 2011 | News story

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MFF – India Small Grants Projects Deadline Extended

MFF-India extends its deadline for concept notes under the Small Grants Projects till Monday, June 27, 2011 …  

08 Jun 2011 | News story
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Professor Dr. Md. Anwarul Islam, Chief Executive, Wildlife Trust of Bangladsh, receiving the award on behalf of WTB from honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh receives national award for conservation

The Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh (WTB), a member of IUCN since 2008, received the Bangabandhu Award for Wildlife Conservation from the honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on 1 June 2011. …  

08 Jun 2011 | News story