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IUCN ROWA moves to new premises

IUCN ROWA has grown over recent years, currently consisting of more than 15 full time staff members. This growth only means moving to newer offices.

IUCN ROWA will relocate as of 1 April 2014 to:
Sweifiyeh – Hasan Baker Al Azazi St. #20

We warmly invite you to visit us at our new premises this spring!
View the MAP for our exact location.

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West Asia

Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA)

The IUCN West Asian region comprises of 13 countries including Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, the Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen and Iran in addition to the Gulf countries including Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates. West Asia is part of three eco-regions that incorporate a variety of ecosystems, including Mediterranean forests, deserts, plains, rangelands, savannas, oases, mountains, rivers, lakes, springs, mudflats, swamps, marshes, mangroves, seagrass beds and coral reefs, all of which provide a wide array of ecosystem services and ecological corridors for migratory species through the region.
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West Asia

West Asia

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What's New?

RKNOW launch

Shedding Light: The R-KNOW Network

Since the Arabic region lies in the most arid area on earth and 70% of its land is dry, IUCN ROWA jointly with partners and funded by the EU have launched the R-KNOW network.  …  

23 Apr 2014 | Article

MAVA workshop

Planning for Climate Change & Water Management in the MENA region

 Adapting and mitigating to climate change impacts are now recognized as major challenges for the world’s community. In our region; and despite the physical changes easily noticed by anyone, knowledge and better understanding on the climate systems are needed. …  

23 Apr 2014 | Article

Qatar workshop

Building Capacities in Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Qatar University hosted an International Training Workshop on Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystem on the 24th of March 2014. This workshop is organized by IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM), West Asia Region and the college of Arts and Sciences in Qatar University.  …  

09 Apr 2014 | Article

See the Difference You Can Make, Take Part in Earth Hour Celebration

The total energy used by all of human civilization increases year after year. It involves all energy harnessed from every energy source we use, applied towards humanity's efforts across every industrial and technological sector, across every country.  …  

07 Apr 2014 | Article

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