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. 

IUCN CEC NEWS

 

Jeffrey Sayer, IUCN Science Advisor, Forest Conservation Programme

Recommended Reading on Conservation from IUCN's Jeff Sayer

Jeff Sayer recently invited all of his IUCN colleagues to nominate those books that they thought should be "must read" for IUCN staff. The list is compiled in order of popularity. He also compiled a list of his own preferred books. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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Video by climate change citizen's group

Citizen's Group Uses Video to Inspire Action on Climate Change

Watch the video and take the pledge -- this call to action comes from a local citizen's group that used video to raise awareness of climate change. Shared with CEC by John Francis, CEC Regional Vice-Chair for North America and the Caribbean. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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connect2earth.org

19-year-old from Columbia Wins Trip to Copenhagen from www.connect2earth.org

The green online community for young people from IUCN, WWF and Nokia has awarded its Grand Prize to Nicolas Paez, a 19-year-old economics student from Columbia. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story
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Ronny Mustamu, IUCN CEC member

Training for "Communicating Biodiversity" held in Southeast Asia

A four-day media skills workshop focused on biodiversity issues will cover 10 countries in Southeast Asia. CEC member Ronny Mustamu from Indonesia will attend, along with 60 government information officers and members of the media in the sub-region.
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30 Nov 2009 | News story
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IUCN channel on greenTV.com

IUCN Launches Channel on Green TV

IUCN is launching its own channel on Green TV, the world’s leading online TV channel for environmental films. …  

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Mangroves, Vanua Levu, Fiji

CEC Members Offer Advice on Communicating PAs and Climate Change

CEC members Frits Hesselink and Susanna Calvo attended the WCPA Climate Change Summit in Granada. They offer some strategic approaches to communicating the importance of protected areas to climate change mitigation.
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30 Nov 2009 | News story

From the project Climate Change and the Military

Statement on Climate Change by the Military Advisory Council

Read what military experts think about climate change and national security. IUCN CEC is a member of the project Climate Change and the Military. …  

29 Nov 2009 | News story

Fun Theory Award

Making it Fun to Change Behaviour

This award recognises those thoughts, ideas and inventions that help prove the fun theory, which says fun is the easiest way to change people's behaviour for the better. See "Piano Staircase," a short video shared by CEC member Tina Trampu of Slovenia.
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29 Nov 2009 | News story
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The Antinea

Oceans and Climate Change: View this 6-minute video

This film explains in 6 minutes how the oceans are affected and play a major role in climate change, with a focus on alien species in the Mediterranean. CEC members went abord the vessel used by the Changing Oceans Expedition while docked in Barcelona last October. Shared with CEC by the Antinea team. …  

29 Nov 2009 | News story
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Flooding in Kuraburi, southern Thailand

Gaming Exercise on Climate Change and Humanitarian Disaster Relief

IUCN CEC members recently participated in a gaming exercise about the challenges nations may face in the future given a scenario of increased climate impacts and scarce resources. …  

16 Nov 2009 | News story

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