IUCN Policies, Guidelines & Standards
IUCN Policy Statements
IUCN Position Statement: The Threat Posed by Unregulated Use of Poison to Africa’s Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Human Health (Also available in French)
The IUCN Policy Statement on Sustainable Use of Wild Living Resources (Resolution 2.29) adopted at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, Amman, October 2000. (Also available in Spanish, French, German.)
Guidelines on the Use of Ex Situ Management for Species Conservation. Version 2.0. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN Species Survival Commission, 2014
Guidelines for minimizing the negative impact to bats and other cave organisms from guano harvesting
Ver. 1.0 (12 March 2014)
Guidelines for Reintroductions and Other Conservation Translocations, June 2013. (Also available in French, Korean, Portuguese, Russian)
IUCN SSC Guiding Principles on Trophy Hunting as a Tool for Creating Conservation Incentives IUCN Ver. 1.0 (9 August 2012). IUCN SSC. IUCN, Gland.
Additional translations produced with support of CIC – International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation. Chinese, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, French, Farsi.
Strategic Planning for Species Conservation: A Handbook, The Species Conservation Planning Task Force, Species Survival Commission, IUCN (Version 1.0) and Overview 2008.
Guidelines for the Prevention of Biodiversity Loss Caused by Alien Invasive Species, approved by the 51st Meeting of the IUCN Council, February 2000.
Guidelines for the Placement of Confiscated Animals approved by the 51st Meeting of the IUCN Council, February 2000.
French, Spanish, Arabic.