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Pan European Councillors

In between the four-yearly World Conservation Congresses the highest decision-making organ in the Union is the Council, which is elected for an intersessional period (from one Congress to the next). The Council includes the President of IUCN, the Treasurer, the Chairs of the six Commissions, 24 elected Regional Councillors, a representative of Switzerland (the country in which IUCN has its seat), and up to five appointed Councillors. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story
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Wood yard, Nam Dinh Forest Products Joint Stock Company, Vietnam

Policy makers urged to look at role environment plays in supporting communities

The importance of biodiversity and ecosystems to economies around the world is the focus of a series of five reports from the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study. The latest TEEB report, tailored for policy makers, is released today. …  

13 Nov 2009 | News story

Seamount species

Mysteries of deep-water life in the Indian Ocean to be revealed

A new project led by IUCN will unveil the mysteries of southern Indian Ocean seamounts and help improve conservation and management of resources. …  

12 Nov 2009 | News story

Minister Al-Irani called for more pro-active participation by women groups in the lead up to Copenhagen

Minister Al-Irani called for more pro-active participation by women groups in the lead up to Copenhagen

At the last day of the Gender and Climate Change training workshop held in Amman, the Jordanian Minister of Environment, H.E. Eng. Khaled Al-Irani called for more pro-active participation by women groups in the lead up to Copenhagen. …  

12 Nov 2009 | News story

Iquitos, Perú.

Países construyen visión común para la conservación de la Amazonía

Representantes de los departamentos de áreas protegidas de los países amazónicos, reunidos en Bogotá, Colombia, reiteraron su compromiso de construir una visión común de conservación de una de las bioregiones más importantes del mundo. …  

12 Nov 2009 | News story
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Mysteries of deep-water life in the Indian Ocean to be revealed

A new project led by IUCN will unveil the mysteries of southern Indian Ocean seamounts and help improve conservation and management of resources.  

12 Nov 2009 | News story

Jordan Training

Arab governments show foresight over climate change and gender equality

With a firm agreement elusive in the countdown to the UN climate change negotiations in Copenhagen next month, the ability of local communities in the Arab region to fight the negative effects of climate change hang in the balance. …  

12 Nov 2009 | News story

Colloquium on Mangrove Rehabilitation

Colloquium on Mangrove Rehabilitation Efforts in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, over the past few decades there has been considerable interest in mangrove-related activities. 

12 Nov 2009 | News story
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Jordan Training

Arab governments display foresight in climate change and gender

Amman, Jordan, 11 November 2009 – With a firm agreement elusive in the final days before the start of UN negotiations on climate change in Copenhagen next month, the ability of local communities in the Arab region to fight the negative effects of climate change hang in the balance. In a region already burdened by conflict and water insecurity, the lack of an immediate, binding and adequately financed agreement in Copenhagen that allows for action to be taken on the ground will prove to be disastrous. …  

11 Nov 2009 | News story
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GGCA

Mainstreaming Gender in Climate talks

Background: For many years, there has been an assumption that the negative impacts of climate change and the efforts to mitigate them have similar effects on both men and women. However, the world has progressively recognized that women and men experience climate change differently, and that gender inequalities worsen women’s coping capacity. It has also been acknowledged that women are important agents of change and holders of significant knowledge and skills related to mitigation, adaptation, and the reduction of risks in the face of climate change, making them crucial agents in this area. …  

10 Nov 2009 | News story

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