La Commission mondiale sur les aires protégées est le premier réseau mondial d’experts sur les aires protégées. Elle est gérée par le Programme de l’UICN sur les aires protégées et compte plus de 1400 membres répartis dans 140 pays.
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The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 was held in the Oceania region, offering the most optimum opportunity for BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme) Pacific to invest in showcasing this programme to regional and global actors. Looking back at the successes for the Pacific of this once-in-a-decade event, Tony O’Keeffe, BIOPAMA Coordinator for the Pacific, shares his thoughts on the opportunities to ensure a promising future for the region and the innovative means to voice the Pacific messages to the world. …
27 Jan 2015 | Article
At last some good news for the high seas: Progress towards a legally-binding treaty to safeguard the ocean beyond national boundaries
In the early hours of a snowy Saturday morning in New York, United Nations delegates took a historic step towards safeguarding the global ocean commons. Government representatives at a UN meeting agreed to launch a formal preparatory process for a global and legally-binding instrument for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction. …
26 Jan 2015 | News story
The IUCN World Heritage Panel met in December to examine the nominations submitted for possible World Heritage listing in 2015. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee will convene in June and IUCN will provide its recommendations on natural sites. …
19 Jan 2015 | News story