News | 23 Feb, 2024
IUCN commends governments at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the UN Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP14) for having reached transformative decisions, including the adoption of the Samarkand Strategic Plan for Migratory Species 2024-2032, along with resolutions and...
News | 14 Feb, 2024
13 февраля в Самарканде в рамках CMS COP14 был дан старт запуску проекта «Единое здоровье в Центральной Азии». Совместная инициатива Международного союза охраны природы (МСОП) при поддержке Международной климатической инициативы Германии (IKI) в размере 11 миллионов евро рассчитана на шесть лет...
Story | 14 Feb, 2024
Today we commemorate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, an annual observance that celebrates the achievements and contributions of women and girls in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This day recognizes the importance of gender equality and...
Press release | 14 Feb, 2024
Samarkand, Uzbekistan, 13 February 2024 (IUCN) – An IUCN-led international partnership has launched the One Health Central Asia project, aiming to mitigate the risk of zoonoses – diseases that are naturally transmissible from animals to humans – in Central Asia. The new initiative was announced...
Join us for the official launch of a regional initiative focused on applying the One Health approach in Central Asia, titled: Enhancing landscape resilience to zoonotic disease emergence by consolidating nature conservation systems in Central Asia.
Information brief | 2024
Migratory freshwater fishes play key roles in ecosystem functioning, support the economy and livelihoods of millions of people worldwide, and have cultural importance to numerous communities.
What have we learned from a generation of flyway frameworks designed to promote international cooperation to save migratory birds? What lessons can be learned from the variety of approaches developed under these different initiatives?
The Asiatic wild ass (Equus hemionus) is found throughout Central Asia ranging from Mongolia and China to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, India and Israel. The only large population is found in Mongolia and the other populations are fragmented and relatively small.