Environmental Governance

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Launching of the first binational pilot project prepared by the Sixaola River Binational Basin Commission, and statement of interest in joining the...
Costa Rica, 2017. The Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Basin held an ordinary general assembly attended by 40 representatives of government agencies, indigenous governments and civil...
Yudy Espinal, líder local de una de las cuencas del proyecto BRIDGE, la cuenca del río Goascorán ubicada entre Honduras y El Salvador
This year, the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) mounted a campaign called #WaterWomen to raise awareness about the actions of women...
One of the six winning entries portrayed local leader Yudy Espinal from the Goascorán river basin, a BRIDGE project location. According to SIWI contest organizers, the jury gave the following reasons...
The Stimson Center, on behalf of the U.S. State Department and in collaboration with IUCN and the Mangroves for the Future (MFF) Programme, is co-...
The two-day conference will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 September 2017. The conference aims to bring together 40-50 marine experts from think tanks, academia, the private sector,...
IUCN President Zhang Xinsheng meets President Emmanuel Macron and Ban Ki-moon
A preliminary draft of a “Global Pact for the Environment” – which aims to serve as a basis for a new UN treaty to define fundamental environmental...
The Pact synthesises fundamental and common principles of environmental law, including the 1972 Stockholm Declaration, the 1982 World Charter for Nature, and the 1992 Rio Declaration. It sets out...
The Chairs of CEESP seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of Regional Vice Chair in Meso and South America. Candidates for the...
  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...
  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...
Día Internacional de la Mujer
Women are part of the solution for good resource management in the Goascoran river basin, shared between Honduras and El Salvador, they work together...
Central America has not been able to guarantee quality water supply for its entire population, since there are management problems and pollution due to inadequate productive practices, lack of...
A well-managed ecosystem provides an important foundation for many aspects of tourism. Tourism revenue, in turn, can contribute to the maintenance,...
On 21 May, Mangroves for the Future (MFF) and IUCN Bangladesh organised a thematic consultation at the Six Seasons Hotel in Dhaka to celebrate IDB 2017. The aim of the event was to highlight the...
A Family of Tonkin Snub-Nosed Monkeys
A community-based conservation programme in northeastern Viet Nam is actively involving indigenous communities in Ha Giang and Cao Bang Province to...
In the two provinces, communities rely on the forest’s vital resources for their survival, utilising it more and more for agriculture, livestock grazing, timber logging and non-timber forestry...
A charred Hello Kitty toy sits before a smoking mountain of trash
To most, it’s just a giant landfill – holding approximately 60,000 tonnes of waste. But to some of the locals of Trat province, the Had Ploy Dang...
Bordering Cambodia along the Cardamom Mountains, Trat province in Thailand comprises a number of islands with beautiful beaches and luscious coral reefs. Because it sits on a coastline, the province...
Sonim Veth, IUCN Cambodia Field Coordinator, initiates the mapping activity
I pulled my phone out of my pocket to find a new message: I was out of service and increased data charges would apply. For the next six days, contact...
Freedom to be present and to engage with a remote fishing village accessible by over an hour’s motorboat ride through the winding canals of recently-restored mangrove forest in Koh Kong Province,...
A recent article on research in Brazil yields seven flexible options for farmers who wish to use agroforestry as a means to comply with regulations...
Setting aside conservation areas on Brazil’s farms and rural properties isn’t just good for the ecosystem, the climate and biodiversity – it’s the law. In 2012, the country passed a new Brazilian...

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