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...
Explore natural World Heritage sites through photos from our mission experts. 2018 World Heritage inscriptions following IUCN advice Discover our Multimedia feature from 2018 inscriptions....
The IUCN Green List business plan includes a ‘Fair Finance’ initiative that will secure, by 2020, revenues to support all Green List operations and to bring new and additional resources to support...
The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas Programme (the ‘IUCN Green List Programme') aims to encourage, achieve and promote...
The IUCN Green List objectives Protected areas are a universal approach to nature conservation, present in all countries, for both land and sea. Conserving nature is essential for the future of...
At the heart of the IUCN Green List Programme is a globally applicable Standard. It provides an international benchmark for quality that motivates...
The IUCN Green List Standard The objective of the Standard is: To encourage protected and conserved areas to measure, improve and maintain their performance through globally consistent criteria...
The IUCN Green List User Manual The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas programme guidance can be found in the IUCN Green List User Manual, which describes the procedures that entities...
IUCN studies provide guidance for the effective implementation of the World Heritage Convention IUCN produces reports and studies with a variety of partners, on topcis related to World Heritage,...
2018 - Innovation & Excellence in Protected and Conserved Area Financing and Resourcing
Deadline for submissions Note that the deadline for submissions has been extended! Submit your nomination by 31 August 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International...
CEESP NEWS - by IPBES Secretariat and submitted by one of the lead authors, Riccardo Simoncini The world’s biodiversity is being lost and nature’s...
  IPBES is the global science-policy platform tasked with providing the best-available evidence to inform better decisions affecting nature - by Governments, businesses and even individual...
Discover the 247* natural and mixed sites on the World Heritage List  The World Heritage List comprises 1092 properties of Outstanding Universal Value. Natural sites represent about 23% of this list...
Our specialist groups focus on specific ecosystem types and unites commission members with expertise on these specific ecosystems.
Professor John Knox recently finished his historic mandate as the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment. 
Professor John Knox recently finished his historic mandate as United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment. In 2012, the Human Rights Council appointed Professor Knox as the...

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