Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018)
The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based... Read more
In accordance with the IUCN Council’s Transparency Policy modified in April 2016, the decisions of the IUCN Council and its Bureau, from the 2012-16 term onwards, are posted on this section... Read more
Imèn Meliane is the new WCPA Regional Vice Chair for North Africa, The Middle East and West Asia (NAMEWA). Imèn describes her vision for protected...
There are about 1500 protected areas in the 22 countries of the region, but only five countries have protected more than 10% of their land. As for marine, with the exception of Jordan, no country has... Read more
IUCN has mitigated 100% of the carbon emissions associated with the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 held this past September in Hawaiʻi, USA.
“IUCN takes its commitments to addressing climate change and reaching the Sustainable Development Goals very seriously,” says IUCN Director General Inger Andersen. “Clearly, the IUCN World... Read more
The Russian President has declared 2017 the Year of Ecology. This decision will draw public attention towards environmental issues, support the...
Planned projects are divided into clusters. The largest one, both in terms of volume and number of activities, is implementation of the new waste management system and the best available... Read more
The importance of regional cooperation took centre stage at the first Steering Committee meeting and inception workshop for the Indo-Burma Ramsar...
The event shared the Ramsar Regional initiative’s vision with the wider wetlands community and officially launched the new regional wetlands project “Mekong WET: Building Resilience of Wetlands in... Read more