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The decisions taken by IUCN Members at the IUCN World Conservation Congress set the global conservation agenda and guide IUCN’s policy engagements at the local, national and global levels.

With the aim to integrate nature & sustainable development at all levels, IUCN's policy work focusses on 3 key areas:


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  • Photo: IUCN ESARO/ SIB-Kenya

    Building the global momentum on marine/aquatic plastics litter

    10.01.2019

    Along with over 18,000 participants from 180 countries representing government institutions, national agencies, academia and research, private sector, students, and plastic sector actors, IUCN joined the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi, Kenya,...

  • IUCN side event COP14 Photo: Boris Erg

    Is regional cooperation a good return on investment?

    10.12.2018

    Boris Erg, Director of IUCN's regional office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia: "The message I brought along was very simple. The whole could be greater than the sum of its parts".

  • Photo: Jörg Kretzschmar

    UN Biodiversity Conference Agrees New Conservation Designation

    30.11.2018

    A new designation, ‘other effective area-based conservation measures’, has been agreed at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Egypt that will further advance progress towards the global biodiversity goals.

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