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Nokia: water advocacy in China

Nokia and IUCN China have partnered to work together on an advocacy programme for local people in the Miyun County. This programme will enhance local knowledge of watershed management in an area that faces serious water shortages.   | Chinese

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Bjorn Stigson, President of WBCSD, and Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General of IUCN, sign the MoU.

IUCN-WBCSD renew collaboration

IUCN and WBCSD have signed a new four-year agreement. The objective is to develop and promote the business case for biodiversity and support partnerships between non-governmental organizations and companies. …  

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Forest project

Face the Future: carbon trading

Face the Future, an IUCN Netherlands Committee member, develops forest carbon projects around the world with the aim of mitigating climate change and conserving forests. They also promote the business case for biodiversity conservation through the sale of carbon credits. …  

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Logo of the International Year of Biodiversity

International Year of Biodiversity

The UN has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). The key aim for IUCN during this year will be to influence the decisions and outcomes of the October Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Conference of the Parties. …  

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Ashok Khosla

Biofuels Conference

The Shell-IUCN partnership is sponsoring the 7th International Conference on Biofuels, hosted by IUCN Member Winrock International India in Delhi, India on 11-12 February. …  

15 Jan 2010 | News story

Ferme biologique en Serbie

Encourager la biodiversité dans les marques, labels et certifications de productions agricoles

La biodiversité est peu valorisée dans les signes de reconnaissance agricoles, c’est-à-dire les marques, labels, AOC ou certifications attribués à des productions de vins, fromages, viandes, fruits, légumes, céréales. Pourtant plusieurs mesures favorables à la biodiversité existent, elles demandent à être encouragées. C’est le résultat d’une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Comité français de l’UICN, en partenariat avec la Fédération des Parcs naturels régionaux de France, qui a porté sur l’analyse d’une cinquantaine de signes reconnus en France. …  

15 Jan 2010 | News story

EU flag

A view of the Future for IUCN in the European Union

Having taken over the responsibilities as Regional Director for Pan-Europe one of my key tasks is to strengthen IUCN’s role in Brussels and within the EU.  It may seem a contradiction, as the new Regional Director and some of the key coordination functions will for the  next few years be based in Gland, in the IUCN Conservation Centre that also houses our global Headquarters (along with the Ramsar Convention secretariat, the MAVA Foundation and the global secretariat of the World Association for Zoos and Aquaria). …  

14 Jan 2010 | News story

2010 International Year of Biodiversity

Capitals of biodiversity: local authorities compete for biodiversity crown

On the 20th January 2010 IUCN together with Natureparif is launching a competition to reward European cities for innovation and excellence in preserving the wealth of nature. …  

14 Jan 2010 | News story

2010 International Year of Biodiversity

Beyond Copenhagen - Conference on Biodiversity and Climate Change

The Countdown 2010 initiative in partnership with UNRIC and the Stagiaires Committee of the European Commission is holding an afternoon event on 21st January 2010, to mark the International Year of Biodiversity in Brussels. …  

14 Jan 2010 | News story

Baka du Sud Cameroun

La promotion et le respect des droits des populations autochtones : éléments essentiels pour la réduction de la pauvreté et la durabilité des paysages forestiers en Afrique centrale

Le 11 janvier 2010, l’UICN bureau du Cameroun, a abrité un atelier dont le but était de restituer une étude faite dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre des activités de l’initiative Paysages et Moyens d’Existence LLS, par le consultant Phil René Oyono. Cet atelier  a regroupé plusieurs partenaires entre autre le WWF, le CEES, le CERAD, le CED, le ROLD, etc. L’étude portait sur l’ « Analyse comparée du statut des droits des populations autochtones d’Afrique centrale : cas du Tri-national de la Sangha et des Grands Lacs ». …  

13 Jan 2010 | News story

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