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  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 signing ceremony Photo: IUCN

    France to host IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

    18.05.2018

    Marseille, France – The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today signed an agreement to jointly organise the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in 2020 in...

  • IUCN and UN Women at COP 23 promoting the implementation of the recently adopted UNFCCC Gender Action Plan. IUCN and UN Women at COP 23 promoting the implementation of the recently adopted UNFCCC Gender Action Plan. Photo: IUCN

    The UNFCCC affirms its commitment towards capacity building and tracking progress on gender

    13.05.2018

    At the Bonn UNFCCC Intersessional, IUCN supports delegates in taking steps on implementing its recent Gender Action Plan

  • A man and a young girl grasp the stem of a tree sapling and pose for a photo A student from Hnila Girl's School accepts a sapling from Khursid Alam (CODEC) and Ishtiaq Uddin Ahmad (IUCN) Photo: © Shital Kumar Nath / CODEC

    Cookstoves for forest conservation in Teknaf, Bangladesh

    29.03.2018

    Teknaf Wildlife Sanctuary is crucial habitat for many species, but until recently, the forests of the peninsula and the mangroves along the bank of Naf River were the only sources of fuel wood for the nearby villages. The increased prevalence of wood cutting...

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