Statement by Bruno Oberle, Director General IUCN

Statement by Bruno Oberle, Director General IUCN

High-Level Segment of COP 26/CMP 16/CMA 3 Mr President, At the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Marseille two months ago, 1,500 of IUCN’s Members – which include many governments here today – highlighted the interlinked nature of the biodiversity and climate...

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Preserve and Protect Wild animals

Preserve and Protect Wild animals

Next Tuesday, I will participate in the conference organised by the Animal Law Foundation alongside my friends: Allain Bougrain-Dubourg, journalist and president of the LPO, Loïc Dombreval, deputy, Gilles Boeuf, biologist and former president of the National Museum of...

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Biodiversity and Climate are interwoven!

Biodiversity and Climate are interwoven!

There’s an emergency to work on preserving Biodiversity to slow down global warming and climate change.  This has been discussed in the recent GIEC and IPBES report: Biodiversity and Climate report. (June 2021) During the Congress of the IUCN in Marseilles, this...

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Community membership in IUCN: we were right to believe in it!

Community membership in IUCN: we were right to believe in it!

The meeting on community membership in IUCN, organized by the French IUCN Committee at the Ile-de-France regional council at the invitation of Yann Wehrling, (Vice-president of the Ile de France regional council in the Île-de-France region) brought together more than...

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Local territories are finally members of the UICN!

Local territories are finally members of the UICN!

Supported since 2004 by the French comittee and its members, an important motion has been passed today. It changes the governance of the UICN and makes it possible for infra-national governments to become members of the UICN. We’ve supported it, we’ve got it....

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Live IUCN Congress – Bird protection

Live IUCN Congress – Bird protection

Birdlife, an international NGO for the protection of nature and birds in particular, but also for the protection of the environment which is the condition for the survival and normal life of birdlife. As an interlocutor of local authorities, governments and...

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