Global

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Global” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. It uses a set of criteria to evaluate the...
Discover the IUCN Congress through the World Heritage and Nature-Culture Journeys! Download Journeys are designed to help you find easily all events related to an area of interest. The World...
WCPA has 13 terrestrial regions, which correspond to the IUCN Regions. Each is encouraged to develop its own regional programme and a number have developed Regional Action Plans for Protected...
The IUCN Council has officially welcomed the initiative of WCEL to contribute to drafting and promoting the Global Pact for the Environment for...
The 93rd IUCN Council Meeting convened at IUCN Headquarters in Gland (Switzerland) on 19-21 November and adopted the following decision concerning the Global Pact for the Environment: “The...
Listed on these pages are the documents relating to the meetings of the IUCN Council and its Bureau that take place during the 2016-2020 quadrennial.     Documents of IUCN Council...
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) can improve lives, protect forests and biodiversity, and mitigate climate change...
Rights, Livelihoods and REDD+  Aims of a comprehensive REDD+ approach include: involving local communities; building the capacity of the most vulnerable and rural poor; conducting...
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Learn more on some of our key partnerships and how they help IUCN and the conservation community achieve conservation objectives: IUCN - France partnership (Page available in French only)...
Ilse of Vilm, Gernmany
IUCN WCPA Task Force on Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures.
In 2010, the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10/CBD) adopted the Aichi Biodiversity Targets as part of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020....
The following Specialist Groups and Task Forces have been established by IUCN WCPA.  The General Terms of Reference for Specialist Group and Task Force Leaders can be downloaded here: TORs...
Tony Whitten
Conservationist Tony Whitten, who was the Founding Chair of the IUCN SSC Specialist Group on cave invertebrates, was tragically killed in a cycling...
The conservation world has just lost a unique enthusiast and champion, and so many people have lost a deeply loved family member or friend. Tony Whitten was one of the most admired and respected...
WCEL ESG in Siena
A meeting of the WCEL Ethics Specialist Group was held in September coinciding with the launch of the Ecological Law and Governance Association (ELGA...
The WCEL Ethics Specialist Group (ESG) convened on 15 September at the University of Siena (Italy), and for several participants, this was their first interaction with the Specialist Group, or IUCN....

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