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Jane Smart, Director of the Biodiversity Conservation Group and IUCN Head of Delegation for the Convention on Biological Diversity’s tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CBD COP10) Nagoya, Japan, 18-29 October 2010, tells us how IUCN is gearing up for this crucial event. … | French | Spanish
21 Jul 2010 | News story
L’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la nature (UICN) programme du Burkina, a tenu un atelier de validation du Plan d’Aménagement et de Gestion de la forêt de Sablogo le mercredi 07 juillet 2010 à Tenkodogo dans la région du Centre Est du Burkina.
Le 19 juin 2010 s’est tenu à Dakar (Sénégal), dans la salle de réunion du bureau de l’UICN, l’atelier de lancement du projet « Intégration de l’adaptation au changement climatique dans les stratégies de réduction de la pauvreté en Afrique de l’Ouest » de l’Initiative pour la réduction de la pauvreté et la gestion de l’environnement (PREMI) en abrégé CC_PREMI.
Enjoying and appreciating nature is one thing but knowing how to protect it and manage what has been left of it for future generations is a completely different story. Allen Putney knows how to do both. …
18 Jul 2010 | News story
The WaterWiki is a new website providing a space to interact and share valuable water knowledge online. The WaterWiki is a freely accessible information resource that is growing rapidly into a global reference for water professionals. …
16 Jul 2010 | News story
Do you have an entrepreneurial and innovative idea that is locally-driven and has great potential to contribute to sustainable development in countries with developing or transition economies? If you meet SEED’s eligibility criteria, you can apply now for the 2010 SEED Awards for entrepreneurship in sustainable development. …
16 Jul 2010 | Article
After the merger of the two IUCN Regional Offices in Central Africa and West Africa, and the creation of the Central and West Africa Programme (PACO) in 2008, the much-awaited establishment of a single Regional Committee replacing the Regional Committee for Central Africa (CRAC) and the West African Members’ Committee (CMAO) is now a reality. … | French | Spanish
16 Jul 2010 | News story
Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity are meeting in Montreal from 10 till 16 July to agree on the details of a new global legal agreement to regulate the provision and use of the world’s genetic resources. The results of these negotiations, to be presented to the 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention to take place in Nagoya, Japan in October this year, will significantly improve the management of the genetic diversity of our planet contributing to the three objectives of the Convention and - ultimately - to human well-being. … | Spanish
15 Jul 2010 | News story