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Making Connections: Links for CEC members

Start your networking with the CEC National Activator in your country and the CEC Regional Vice-Chair in your region. Here are some useful links to CEC documents and to key contacts from the IUCN website.
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20 Oct 2009 | News story

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List of Latest IUCN Publications

The latest information on IUCN publications is featured in Off the Shelf, an e-newsletter available by subscription. See what's come out in the September 2009 issue.
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20 Oct 2009 | News story

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Join Ning and Learning Events at Copenhagen Conference

Engage in the climate change conference via a social networking site created by the Survival  Academy programme. If you are in Copenhagen, look for Learning Events that highlight how citizens can participate in change. From Lizzie Crudgington, IUCN Learning and Leadership Unit.
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20 Oct 2009 | News story
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MPA Training Workshop

The third Marine Protected Areas Management Planning Workshop held in Syria

Twenty Syrian biodiversity experts participated in a 6-day training workshop on Marine Protected Areas Management and Planning, which was conducted by IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) in partnership with the Syrian Ministry of Environment. …  

20 Oct 2009 | News story

Awareness training for women in a human-Leopard conflict area of Northern Pakistan

Education for Conservation: Establishing leopard-friendly communities.

A leopard conservation project in Northern Pakistan has advanced human-feline relations in the area through the provision of educational training schemes. …  

20 Oct 2009 | News story

Herbal fair

Herbal Fair: Healing the World through Promotion and Conservation of Medicinal Plants

A fair promoting herbal medicine was held at the premises of Ujanipara Buddhist Temple in Bandarban District of Chittagong Hill Tracts. The fair was jointly organized by IUCN Bangladesh (IUCNB) and Bolipara Nari Kalyan Somity (BNKS), a member of IUCN. Around 300 people of different ethnic communities were present in this fair, a landmark event aimed towards conservation of essential medicinal plants. …  

20 Oct 2009 | News story

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Announcing New National Activators for IUCN CEC

CEC has created a new element in our global governance structure: CEC National Activators. These movers-and-shakers will enhance Commission impact in their countries and regions. CEC members who have accepted this volunteer position as of October 2009 are listed here. Welcome! …  

19 Oct 2009 | News story

Katalin Czippan of Hungary is IUCN CEC Regional Vice-Chair for Europe

CEC in Europe: Autumn Update

Katalin Czippán, IUCN CEC Regional Vice-Chair for Europe, invites CEC members to contact her for an invitation to the World Science Forum in November. She also reports on the first meeting of the UNECE Expert Group on Competences in Education for Sustainable Development, attended by five CEC members .  …  

19 Oct 2009 | News story
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Mold grows on bread in biodiversity science experiment

Students in Venice Study Biodiversity

CEC member Marco Prunotto is organizing an educational project for students aged 11 to 13 in Venice, Italy. Simple classroom experiments like growing mold on bread will produce samples that teach lessons in biodiversity -- observed under microscopes, recorded in cell phone photos, connected to larger issues of sustainability in everyday life. It's called the DiscoverBioD project. …  

19 Oct 2009 | News story

Biósfera Río Plátano

Desecha tus bosques, bajo tu propio riesgo

En su discurso de apertura del Congreso Mundial de bosques, en Buenos Aires, Argentina, William Jackson, Sub Director General de UICN, señaló que dado el ritmo del cambio climático, ninguna nación, rica o pobre, puede permitirse prescindir de sus bosques. …  

19 Oct 2009 | International news release
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