WWF and IUCN launch new green on-line community for youth, supported by Nokia

Two of the world’s largest environmental organizations, WWF and IUCN, supported by Nokia, are launching for young people to tell the world what they think about the environment …  

07 Mar 2008 | International news release

Barcelona Congress

More than 700 events accepted for the World Conservation Forum

The Call for Contributions for the IUCN World Conservation Forum that closed on 31 October 2007 resulted in an overwhelming response from IUCN’s members, partners and from the broader conservation community. More than 1500 proposals were submitted during the 6 months of the Call. …  

20 Feb 2008 | News story

Sailing to Barcelona

IUCN’s Sailing to Barcelona Initiative

Sailing to Barcelona is an initiative of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) which will provide an unprecedented push for coastal and marine conservation globally. As part of the 2008 IUCN World Conservation Congress, it will offer a neutral platform for its Members and partners to advance the protection of coastal and marine biodiversity. …  

13 Dec 2007 | News story

Barcelona Congress

B for Barcelona, biodiversity and beauty

The logo for the next IUCN World Conservation Congress has been officially unveiled. The Congress, to be held in Barcelona from 5-14 October 2008, will celebrate diversity and how natural diversity underpins social, cultural and economic diversity. …  

05 Dec 2007 | News story

IUCN World Conservation Congress

WCC: Key dates for contributions extended

The final deadline for proposals for the World Conservation Forum has been extended by one month until 31 October 2007. …  

04 Sep 2007 | News story

530 proposals received in the first round of submissions to the World Conservation Congress

Three months ago, the World Conservation Union (IUCN) invited its member organizations, Commission members and partners to submit proposals for events at the World Conservation Congress. More than 650 people from 511 different organizations have followed this request so far and signed up to the Forum system. …  

10 Aug 2007 | News story

Fast track to Barcelona

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) is picking up speed on the road to Barcelona where the 4th IUCN World Conservation Congress will be held in 2008. IUCN Vice President Puri Canals today briefed the Union’s Council on plans for the Congress. …  

16 May 2007 | News story

Marton-Lefèvre briefs EU

In her first visit to Brussels as IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre has held high level talks with European Union Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas, as well as other senior European Commission officials and members of the European Parliament on the next World Conservation Congress, to be held in Barcelona in October 2008. …  

02 Mar 2007 | News story

President Chirac expresses support for 4th IUCN World Conservation Congress

During the Paris Conference for Global Ecological Governance, French President Jacques Chirac expressed support for the 4th IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC). President Chirac conveyed his vision for the IUCN Congress to further ecological governance globally and said that France will participate with pleasure in the Congress. …  

06 Feb 2007 | News story