West Asia

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “West Asia” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Fadi Shraideh IUCN ROWA Regional Director A Jordanian national, Fadi has held the position of Regional Director ad-interim at the Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA), based in Amman, Jordan since...
Following years of degradation, Iraq’s world-renowned Mesopotamian Marshlands in the south of the country are still an important feeding area for...
At a three-day workshop hosted last year by IUCN’s West Asia Regional Office in Basra, Iraq, government officials and senior staff from the private oil and gas sector discussed the optimum means to...
“Initial Steps for Establishment of the National Protected Areas Network in Iraq”
Representatives from IUCN ROWA, UN Environment and Ministry of Health and Environment of Iraq came together today in Amman kicking off the implementation of the project “Initial Steps for...
10 students among those who participated in the drawing competition as part of the “Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water...
Amman, Jordan, 19 September 2017 – The International Union for Conservation of Nature – the Regional Office for West Asia (IUCN ROWA) and the Regional Environmental Center (REC) honored 10...
Sustainable Fisheries Management for Improved Livelihoods of the Coastal Fishing Community in Tyre, South Lebanon
The “Sustainable Fisheries Management for Improved Livelihoods of the Coastal Fishing Community in Tyre, South Lebanon” project was implemented by IUCN and ADR (Association for the Development of...
  Rapid market opportunity and value chain analysis for fisheries sector in Tyre - Lebanon infographics “Marine protected areas” (MPAs) may be...
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Amman, Jordan – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) and the global power company AES...
The Jordan Minister of Energy, his Excellency Dr. Saleh Al-Kharabsheh, commended the efforts by AES and IUCN to target local communities in the development of a natural resource conservation strategy...
  The Chairs of CEESP seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of Regional Vice Chair in West Asia. Candidates for the Regional...
Regional Vice Chair(s) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEESP’s work within their region.  They also promote the establishment of regionally based specialist groups...
The Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) Our Vision: "Secure Living in a Just & Healthy Environment"
Land degradation touches almost one third of all land on the planet, affecting 1.5 billion people. On World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought...
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sustainable fisheries management for improved livelihood of the coastal fishing community in Tyre Caza, south Lebanon
 
In June 2016, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman contacted IUCN for the undertaking of a survey of the...
The IUCN regional office for West Asia and the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation, in collaboration with international regional and national experts, participated in a 10 days survey of the...

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