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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Climate Change Resilience in Jordan In Jordan, IUCN partners with  Arab Women Organization of Jordan National Center for Research & Development The Zarqa River Basin (ZRB), the chosen...
Uncontrolled development, unsustainable fisheries and invasive species threaten Yemen’s Socotra Archipelago, according to the International Union for...
IUCN’s recommendation is based on reports by the United Nations and international media – among other sources – of uncontrolled development on Socotra Island, primarily related to private investment...
The West Asia region's climate-related work focuses on the link between water and climate change and it has a number of projects in this area. 
IUCN CEC Regional Vice-Chair
Firas T. Abd-Alhadi is very accomplished when it comes to using communication as a tool to advocate nature conservation.  He is a communications expert with 25 years of experience in designing and...
The upcoming Ministerial Roundtable on forest landscape restoration and the Bonn Challenge in Kazakhstan brings decision-makers from the Caucasus and...
The Ministerial Roundtable is organized jointly by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Food and Agriculture...
Establishment of EAGL network for West Asia region
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 May 2018 (IUCN)   EAGL Network Established, Members Trained   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10 May 2018 (IUCN)         Training for IUCN EAGL experts...
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...
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...
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...
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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