At the heart of conservation challenges, a promising initiative is emerging, and I have the privilege of being part of it. At the Bioparc, alongside Minister Christophe Béchu and Deputy Laetitia Saint Paul, I have decided to commit to the preservation of one of the most […]
On March 2, 2024, I had the honor of speaking at the Climate Academy in Paris to mark the arrival of Joseph Garrigue and his partner Françoise Taine’s march. Since January 13, they have covered 900 kilometers to demand an immediate halt to pesticide use while […]
It is with immense pride that I have been re-elected as President of the French Committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). I am deeply grateful to the members for their renewed trust. During my previous term, we achieved significant advancements. Among these, […]
On January 23, 2023, under the presidency of Christophe Béchu, Minister of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion, a panel of experts, businesses, and researchers met to discuss the urgency of adapting to climate change and the potential solutions in France. In a context marked by extreme […]
As part of a joint effort to advocate for the preservation of pristine natural spaces, the French Committee of IUCN, in collaboration with the French National Commission for UNESCO, organized a seminar on January 8 and 9, 2024, at UNESCO headquarters. This seminar aimed to promote […]
From November 30 to December 13, 2023, COP28 was the scene of debates about the impact of climate change in Dubai. Although it started with a significant step by finally allocating funding for loss and damage issues, this announcement completely overshadowed the necessity to include nature […]
On November 28, 2023, I represented the French Committee of the IUCN in Reims at the ivory destruction operation organized by IFAW France in collaboration with the French Office for Biodiversity (OFB). Together, we carried out an action that is much more than symbolic: the destruction […]
France takes a significant step in biodiversity conservation with the announcement of its National Biodiversity Strategy 2030 (SNB2030), under the leadership of Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. This initiative, aligned with international commitments, illustrates France’s commitment to nature conservation. SNB2030 aims to implement the international agreement adopted […]
The year 2023 held particular significance, marking the 75th anniversary of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Founded on October 5, 1948, in Fontainebleau, IUCN today occupies a prominent position in promoting the state of nature and developing crucial measures for its protection. To […]
I have committed myself to the French Committee of IUCN in favor of protecting the cryosphere and the poles during the inaugural One Planet – Polar Summit held in Paris in November 2023. The figures concerning the state of glaciers are alarming. According to scientists, glaciers […]