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The Bonn Challenge and the Paris Agreement: How can forest landscape restoration advance Nationally Determined Contributions?
IUCN advocates that key international climate change mitigation targets called NDCs, in order to be strengthened, should be translated into robust,...
A rapid analysis of all Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) – national instruments for demonstrating political ambition to achieve the Paris Agreement – conducted by...
At the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris in November 2015, IUCN...
Forests and climate change Building resilience to climate change through forest conservation, restoration and sustainable use Water and climate change...
Climate Change and Protected Areas
The IUCN WCPA Climate Change Specialist Group builds on the expertise and contributions of many climate change experts and practitioners and...
también en Español Specialist Group Leader Andrew RHODES IUCN WCPA Climate Change Specialist Group TOR 2017-2020 Protected areas are now recognised as decisive...
Incubator for Nature Conservation at COP23
IUCN launched the pilot phase of its new initiative, the Incubator for Nature Conservation (INC) at UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn. INC seeks to answer the...
The value of protected areas is well known – as sources of livelihoods, providers of ecosystem services, tourist destinations and carbon sinks. Yet protected areas often struggle to cover the...
IUCN engages in a variety of climate change-related events at the global, regional, and national levels. RECENT EVENTS: IUCN participated in the 23rd...
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
2017 IUCN Key messages for UNFCCC COP23 2016 IUCN Key messages for UNFCCC COP22 2015 IUCN Position paper on climate change 2015 IUCN Policy summary on climate change 2015...
IUCN's key messages
Following the successful entry into force of the Paris Agreement in November 2016, UNFCCC COP23 marks an important mid-point juncture in making this historic agreement fully operational, a process...
2017 - Bonn
At UNFCCC COP23, IUCN highlighted the critical role of nature in providing practical solutions in tackling climate change and adapting to its impacts...
Presided by the Government of Fiji, the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) took place in Bonn, Germany...
IUCN, Keeping it Legal at the UNFCCC COP 23
Last Sunday, in a rainy city in Germany, lawyers, students, policymakers, conservationists and private sector representatives from around the world...
Throughout the day, participants traced a journey covering youth, networks, adaptive governance, integrated planning, innovative legal and governance tools and finance for conservation. The day...
SDG2 and forest landscape restoration come together at COP23
Climate action for zero hunger is the theme at the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) on November 14th. IUCN and the International Food...
On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2) End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture will be discussed...
IUCN to enhance countries’ restoration efforts under the Paris climate agreement as Bonn Challenge passes 160 million hectares
Bonn, Germany – At the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP23) in Bonn, Germany, IUCN shared its plans for increased effort to enhance countries...
The event also welcomed new restoration pledges from the governments of Chiapas (Mexico) and Nigeria, which now bring the total Bonn Challenge commitments to 160.2 million hectares. “The voice...
Forest events and discussions at COP23
Forests are fundamental to climate change dialogues at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Congress of Parties 23 (UNFCCC COP23...
Key forest events at IUCN Pavilion, Nov. 8 & 14 Wednesday, November 8 The morning will begin with a look at a new analysis of the role of nationally determined...
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