Welcome to the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication

IUCN CEC is a network driving change for sustainability. More than 1,000 members volunteer their professional expertise in learning, knowledge management and strategic communication to achieve IUCN goals.

To join IUCN CEC, write to cec@iucn.org.
CEC works closely with the Capacity Development Unit within the Programme and Policy Group. 



David Without Borders (David Sans Frontiers) is a multi-media quest to discover initiatives that preserve biodiversity

Biodiversity explorers embark on micro-documentary expedition

Can you recommend a great biodiversity project they should see and film? Contact the explorers! David Without Borders (David Sans Frontieres) is a quest by two young men to discover biodiversity efforts in 14 countries. From CEC member David Ainsworth of the Convention on Biological Diversity, a project supporter.  

08 Jul 2010 | News story

Convict surgeonfish

CEC Newsletter June 2010

Two dozen stories in this June newsletter represent the wide range of CEC members' interests and activities. …  

05 Jul 2010 | News story

Affiche - La Guinée Bissau à l’occasion de la Journée Mondiale de la Biodiversité

La Guinée Bissau à l’occasion de la Journée Mondiale de la Biodiversité

La Guinée Bissau a décidé de célébrer sa biodiversité unique à l’occasion de la Journée Mondiale de la Biodiversité, le 22 mai. Par Fréderic Airaud, membre de la CEC et Chargé de Programme UICN Guinée Bissau. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

 La Fondation Nicolas Hulot et l’association A Pas de Loup vous proposent d’agir sur le terrain, pour la biodiversité, en devenant écovolontaire. Accueil et soins à des animaux, suivi et protection d’espèces, entretien d’espaces naturels, écoconstruction...

Information sur la Plateforme d'écovolontariat

La Plateforme d'Ecovolontariat avance à grand pas. Vous pouvez dès aujourd'hui nous rejoindre et contribuer au développement de l'Ecovolontariat en France et dans les DOM- COM ! Par Florence Clap de la Commission Éducation et Communication et UICN Comité français. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

Keith Wheeler

Agricultural Biotechnologies in Developing Countries: A Conference Report

CEC Chair Keith Wheeler participated in the "FAO International Technical Conference on Agricultural Biotechnologies in Developing Countries” (ABDC-10) in Guadalajara, Mexico. The full report is now available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Spanish. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

Not Yourk Typical Book About the Environment is the latest publicatnoi of CEC member Elin Kelsey

Not Your Typical Book about the Environment

CEC member, Elin Kelsey from the US came to speak to IUCN at lunch time about her new book for children “Not your typical book about the Environment”. Cecilia Nizzola-Tabja and Gillian Martin Mehers attended. Listen to the IUCN interview. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

Educators awarded 'Top Stars' by NASA-sponsored award conducted by CEC member Nancy Colleton's Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

NASA Crowns 16 Educators as Hubble 'Top Stars'

Sciene educators are Hubble "Top Stars" in a NASA-sponsored contest conducted by CEC member Nancy Colleton's Institute for Global Environmental Strategies. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

The Keystone Center in Colorado, USA, organization of CEC members Peter Adler and Sarah Alexander

CEC Member Sarah Alexander Wins ACR Award

CEC member Sarah Alexander of the Keystone Center recently won an award from ACR, Association for Conflict Resolution. These awards are given in recognition of superior performance in, and outstanding contributions made to, the field of alternative dispute resolution.   …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

IUCNMed, IUCN Med, Mediterranean, freshwater, wetland, medoffice, species

International Wetland Globes: An awards scheme

The World Wetland Network recently launched the International Wetland Globes, an awards scheme to recognise best practice and wetland restoration, and to highlight wetlands in danger. Shared with CEC by Claire Warmenbol. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

Sand dunes of Margham desert south of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Professional Updating on Climate Change Policy: Survey Results

The results of a web survey on "Professional Updating Initiative on Climate Change Policy" are shared by CEC members and IUCN staff inlcuding Frits Hesselink, Jack Byrne, Ninni Ikkala and Claire Parker. …  

30 Jun 2010 | News story

Juliane Zeidler, CEC Chair
  • Juliane Zeidler, IUCN CEC Chair
  • IUCN CEC E-News
Join our Biodiversity Communication Campaign
  • Biodiversity communication campaign launched in Jeju
Funny Talking Animals
  • Funny Talking Penguins
  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012
  • Draft IUCN Programme
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Bringing Science to Life: CEPA Side Event Reports
  • COP10 to the Convention on Biological Diversity, October 2010, Nagoya, Japan
  • Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA): A Toolkit for National Focal Points and NBSAP Coordinators
IUCN Science and Knowledge Management