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Participants in the workshop on conservation of the Alboran Sea - Malaga, july 2009

Priority areas for conserving the Alboran Sea

Among the different marine areas of the Mediterranean Sea, the Alboran Sea represents a unique element given its ecological wealth, due to its blend of Atlantic and Mediterranean marine biodiversity, its socioeconomic importance, and its geopolitical location between Europe and Africa. The adequate management of this space, and in particular the conservation of certain areas, is essential for the three bordering countries of the Alboran Sea: Algeria, Morocco, and Spain. …   | French | Spanish

05 Aug 2009 | News story

Amazonía, Ecuador

Guadaparques se preparan para encuentro mundial

“Los guardaparques son agentes de conservación, articultores de la comunidad y su entorno natural”. Su situación en la región es diversa. En algunos países se los reconoce, mientras que en otros se los considera simples "jardineros". …  

04 Aug 2009 | News story

Book Launch

Sharing Lessons from a Small Grants Programme

IUCN Sri Lanka Office has been implementing a Small Grants Programme, referred to as the Community Conservation Support Fund (CCSF), to support Community-based organizations (CBOs), Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), provincial and local governments and the private sector to undertake replicable, innovative, community-based, sustainable, natural resources management initiatives in Sri Lanka.  

03 Aug 2009 | News story
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IUCN Commissions Establish Assistance Networks

IUCN’s vision in uniting it’s efforts with its members and partners across the Pacific Region has taken several steps forward this year with the formation of two regional assistance networks. …  

03 Aug 2009 | News story
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Parliamentarians

West African Parliamentarians and local elected representatives in climate change conclave in Praia.

A few months away from the decisive round of negotiations for an agreement on climate change in Copenhagen in December, West African parliamentarians and local elected representatives have decided to make their voice heard. Praia, the capital of Cape Verde, is playing host to a regional workshop on the subject “an alliance of parliamentarians and local elected representatives at the service of climate governance in West Africa”, from 03 to 06 August 2009. 

31 Jul 2009 | International news release
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Présentation Roy Buhendwa, Virunga landscape leader

Réunion du country team RDC

Il s'est ténu  vendredi 24 juillet 2009 à Kinshasa une réunion de l'équipe pays  de CARPE (The Central African Regional Program for the Environment) dans la salle CEFORMAD dans la commune de Lingwala. …  

30 Jul 2009 | News story

Derecho Ambiental en Centroamerica

Derecho Ambiental en Centroamerica

La UICN a través de su Centro de Derecho Ambiental y su Oficina Regional para Mesoamérica, se complacen en presentar el libro: Derecho Ambiental en Centroamérica, el cual se enmarca dentro de la cooperación entre ambas oficinas. Derecho Ambiental en Centroamérica, aborda la temática desde una perspectiva regional y nacional; respondiendo a la necesidad de contar con un texto que sintetiza y analiza el amplio espectro temático del Derecho Ambiental. Una perspectiva centroamericana, que actualiza y desarrolla a fondo, el análisis jurídico de diversas materias. …  

30 Jul 2009 | News story
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The Member's representative showing the growing sea weed

Introducing sea weed (Eucheuma denticulatum) culture to Fishermen in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka

a collaborative project with a Member, Sewa Lanka Foundation …  

30 Jul 2009 | News story

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Strengthening IUCN commissions in West Asia

IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) is in the process to devise a strategy for engaging and activating the commission members in the West Asia Region in a purposeful manner. IUCN ROWA is keen to working with all of the commissions to make a difference in the ONE Programme Concept. Therefore, a number of focal points were from the secretariat and commissions were appointed to take the lead in facilitating the process of strengthening the role of commissions in the region. …  

30 Jul 2009 | News story

CEL Chair appointed to Executive Planning Committee of INECE

 Dear CEL Members,
We are glad to share with you the recent appointment of Ms. Sheila Abed as part of the Executive Planning Committee (EPC) of the International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement (INECE). …  

29 Jul 2009 | News story

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