Building on the High Seas Treaty, this event, taking place on the margins of the UN General Assembly High-Level Week, is the final leg of a process that has gathered over 150 experts, policymakers, business leaders, lawyers, Indigenous peoples, scientists, NGOs, and others to develop principles…
The twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss are two of the biggest risks facing our ability to survive and thrive on this planet. This event, taking place on the margins of the UN General Assembly High-Level Week, will explain the severity of these crises, mobilise a range of actors…
This debut event, taking place in New York on the margins of the SDG Summit, will explore how sports can contribute to nature positive goals by 2030.
Co-organized by the Friends of EbA Network (IUCN) and the Global Adaptation Network (UNEP), the 9th EbA Knowledge Day will kick-off with a high-level panel to discuss the importance of accelerating ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) implementation in the context of achieving the Sustainable…
This SDG Action Weekend side event, convened by Filantropía Cortés Solari, Velux Fonden, and IUCN, seeks to report on the main advances but also challenges faced by the philanthropic sector when promoting the scope of the environmental SDGs, whether in marine or terrestrial matters.
On 19 June 2023, after two decades in the making, UN member states formally adopted the Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) Treaty to safeguard life in the ocean beyond national jurisdiction (also known as the High Seas), which covers half the planet. This SDG Action Weekend side…
From 16 to 22 September, IUCN will participate in the UN General Assembly High-Level Week in New York.
World Water Week is the leading conference on global water issues, held every year since 1991. For the first time the event will be hosted at a new onsite venue at Waterfront Congress Centre in Stockholm between 20 – 24 August.
Online participation is free of charge this year, sign up…
The third session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment (INC-3), is scheduled to take place from 13 to 19 November 2023 at the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Headquarters in…
From 27 August to 2 September 2023, an IUCN delegation will participate in the 10th Plenary session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-10), in Bonn, Germany.