Environmental Governance

Bovids in the distance go to drink at a river flows across a flat grassland
Project title: Ecosystem Based Sustainable Management of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Nijhum Dwip Seascape Location: Nijhum Dwip, Noakhali, Bangladesh Project Duration: ...
Golden Snub Nosed Monkey, Hubei Shennongjia, China
With the introduction on 26 September of its comprehensive programme, China’s national park system enters its implementation phase. This raises...
What are national parks? National parks are among the most important types of nature reserve in China. Construction and development are prohibited in these areas and it is here that ecological...
In May of 2017, Asia's first High Level Roundtable meeting on the Bonn Challenge was held in South Sumatra, Indonesia. The two-day meeting was...
Read the meeting report: Click the link on the right hand side to download.  Click here to view. Read more about the Roundtable. Read more about the Bonn Challenge.
Environmental Governance is the means by which society determines and acts on goals and priorities related to the management of natural resources. This includes the rules, both formal and informal,...
The Chairs of CEESP and the Theme on Equity, Rights and Governance (TGER) seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of SPICEH Chair (...
Nominations should be submitted to Iben Munck at iben.iucn.ceesp@gmail.com and should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Self-nominations, and nominations of other people, are both...
The Stimson Center, on behalf of the U.S. State Department and in collaboration with IUCN and the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme, is co-...
The two-day conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 September 2017. The conference aims to bring together 40-50 marine experts from think tanks, academia, the private sector,...
Mesoamerican communities combat the effects of climate change through ecosystem-based adaptation measures.  
Chiapas, Mexico, August 2017. Deforestation causes 18.12 percent of worldwide carbon emissions, nearly equivalent to the global transportation sector, and over 13 million hectares of forest are lost...
Chilmari River Port, lying close to the international border with India, represents the riparian legacy of Bangladesh. Recent effort to bring back...
Chilmari sub-district of northern Bangladesh lies on the west bank of the River Jamuna − as the River Brahmaputra is called after crossing the Bangladesh-India border. Only 20 kilometres away from...
Phnom Penh 23 August 2017 — IUCN Cambodia and the Ministry of Environment (MoE) strengthened their cooperation by signing a Memorandum of...
In recent years, IUCN and MoE have collaborated on a wide range of projects with a focus on freshwater and coastal wetlands, transboundary water cooperation, and forest landscape restoration. Ms...
Four days of lessons on theoretical concepts and practical exercises to improve communication skills.
Mesoamerica, August 2017. Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) helps communities tackle challenges arising from climate change. Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems) aims to promotes...
Presentación ELC
Launching of the first binational pilot project prepared by the Sixaola River Binational Basin Commission, and statement of interest in joining the...
Costa Rica, 2017. The Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Basin held an ordinary general assembly attended by 40 representatives of government agencies, indigenous governments and civil...
Yudy Espinal, líder local de una de las cuencas del proyecto BRIDGE, la cuenca del río Goascorán ubicada entre Honduras y El Salvador
This year, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) mounted a campaign called #WaterWomen to raise awareness about the actions of women...
One of the six winning entries portrayed local leader Yudy Espinal from the Goascorán river basin, a BRIDGE project location. According to SIWI contest organizers, the jury gave the following reasons...

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