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Photo de groupe lors de l'atelier PPI-OSCAN à Hammamet (Tunisie), 15-16 Avril 2016

Work in progress with the civil society in North Africa

 Three capacity building workshops were held during April 2016 in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia in the framework of the programme "Small Initiatives for Civil Society Organisations in North Africa" (PPI-OSCAN, its acronym in French). These events which gathered the selected civil society organization (CSO) participating to the programme (10 in Morocco, 10 in Algeria and 12 in Tunisia) were an opportunity to run a mid-term evaluation of the projects implemented by the CSOs. …  

04 May 2016 | Article

Mediterranean landscape

IUCN welcomes 11 new members in the Mediterranean

 The IUCN Council has just validated the decision taken by its Bureau on 29 January and 13th April and 2016 to approve the admission of 48 new Members. Eleven of them belong to the Mediterranean region. The IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation warmly welcomes these new Members in the Mediterranean region. …  

28 Apr 2016 | Article

Jebel Bou Naceur

Démarrage d’un processus participatif pour améliorer la gestion de Jebel Bou Naceur au Maroc

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du projet de coopération relatif à la « Conservation de la flore et des habitats naturels avec les populations locales dans le sud et l'est du bassin méditerranéen (IPAMed)» une visite de la Zone Importante pour les Plantes (ZIP) de Jebel Bou Naceur a été organisée du 5 au 7 avril 2016 au Maroc.  …  

26 Apr 2016 | Article


Programa del XII Foro internacional de conservación de la naturaleza

XII Foro internacional de conservación de la naturaleza, Sevilla, 5 - 6 de mayo 2016

El XII Foro Internacional de Conservación de la Naturaleza, que celebrará del 5 al 6 de mayo en Sevilla en la sede de la Fundación Tres Culturas, será inaugurado por el Alcalde de Sevilla, Juan Espadas, el Secretario de Estado de Medio Ambiente, Pablo Saavedra, el Consejero de Medio Ambiente de la Junta De Andalucía, José Fiscal, el Presidente de la Diputación de Sevilla, Fernando Rodríguez y el Presidente del Comité Español de UICN, Juan Antonio López. …  

04 May 2016 | Event

Ichkeul National Park PA

Advanced course on Protected Areas and socioecological landscape planning, Zaragoza (Spain), 13-18 June 2016

 The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature - Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation (IUCN-Med), is offering an advanced course on Protected Areas and socioecological landscape planning in Zaragoza (Spain) on 13-18 June 2016. …   | French | Spanish

23 Mar 2016 | Event

Iris Bismarckiana

IUCN Red List review workshop of Monocotyledon Plants for the Eastern Mediterranean region, 1-5 February 2016, Athens (Greece)

The IUCN Centre of Mediterranean Cooperation in collaboration with the IUCN Global Species Programme is organizing a 5-day workshop to establish an IUCN Red List of Monocotyledon Plants for the Mediterranean region. This workshop, the second out of three that will be held in the framework of this initiative, will be hosted by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and will take place at the Athens University History Museum.  …  

20 Jan 2016 | Event

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