Mediterranean

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Mediterranean” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, accounting for a quarter of the remaining cedar forest in Lebanon, was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in July...
The cedar forests of Lebanon, one of the largest mountain protected areas in the Middle East and the oldest documented forests in history, has featured prominently since the earliest written records...
In North African countries, capacity building programmes in protected areas (PAs) often focused on building certain individual skills and...
To answer these needs, IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and the World Commission on Protected Areas recently launched an initiative in the five North African countries (Algeria, Egypt, Libya...
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...
IUCN-Med Annual Report 2017  IUCN-Med Annual Report 2017 Photo: IUCN-Med IUCN-Med's Annual Report 2017. Available also in Français and Español. This document...
Current Consultancy Opportunities 2018-03-17: TERMS OF REFERENCE: IUCN-Med is looking for a consultant to develop a Mediterrranean Marine Protected Area and Climate Change Online Platform in the...
The IUCN ‘Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas’ (GLPCA) is a global programme to encourage, achieve and promote effective, equitable and...
The IUCN Green List Standard User Manual The GLPCA Standard is backed by a IUCN Green List User Manual describing the rules and procedures that entities involved in the GLPCA programme have to...
The IUCN Green List Standard The IUCN Green List Standard is organised into four components of successful nature conservation in protected and conserved areas. The baseline components concern: • ...
IUCN invites Natura 2000 sites managers to apply for participation in the testing phase of the ‘Green List for N2K’ project. Deadline for application...
        Project name: Improving the performance of the Natura 2000 network through a Green Listing approach ‘Green List for N2K’ (LIFE16 PRE BE 001) Who should apply: Natura 2000 sites...
Who’s Who in the Mediterranean office Antonio Troya - Director / Programme Coordinator Maher Mahjoub - North Africa Programme Coordinator             Maria del Mar Otero - Mediterranean...
An expert panel on Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) was held in the IUCN Pavilion at the UNFCCC COP23, on November 10, to present the work that have been...
Several assessments have been undertaken on the extent to which countries have integrated NBS within their NDCs, often with different scopes and methodologies. This event, which was organised with...
“The Mediterranean city model, characterized by the population density, the compactness of the building, the complexity of urban uses and functions,...
The aim of this meeting was to organise a discussion about how to promote the implementation of Nature based Solutions (NbS) in Mediterranean cities. A group of 7 experts from different trans-...
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global database on terrestrial and marine protected areas. Protected areas are...
Latest: Marine Protected Planet - September 2017    Update on Global Statistics - December 2016 Protected Planet Report 2016   World Database on Protected Areas  ProtectedPlanet....

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