Today, on World Biodiversity Day, we must recognize that to safeguard the indispensable and fragile natural wealth of our planet, we must all be fully committed. As President of the French National Committee of IUCN, I can assure you that from our committee and its incredible […]
Today I had the opportunity to participate in the “Naturellement” event organised by the BioGée Federation and the city of Rouen in order to talk about nature in cities and our role in its empowerment. Nature is a richness that has been present since the origin […]
This week we had our first face-to-face meeting with the IUCN Council. This Council meeting in Switzerland has convinced me of the incredible strength of our powerful organisation and the commitment and quality of my colleagues from around the world. The environment needs our Union more […]
Among our important items on today’s agenda was the discussion on the change in dues experienced by some Union members following the adoption of the new scale at the last Nature Congress. Together with the Regional Councillor for South and East Asia and Chair of the […]
The WTO Secretariat together with several WTO Members hosted a visit from the International Union for Conservation and Nature (IUCN) with the aim to exchange knowledge and information on mutual areas of interest and to explore potential partnership opportunities. The exchange helded with IUCN’s Council, its […]
After months of virtual meetings, this week I had the chance to meet with my colleagues to discuss the important issues on the environmental agenda: climate, biodiversity, international trade, strategic programs, among others, that will change the future of our planet.
The rich countries that fuel demand for wildlife products must step up to fulfill their enforcement responsibilities and support developing countries and vulnerable communities. Extinction is, after all, bad for business. The global environmental movement has transformed unrecognizably in the intervening years, becoming a glorious cacophony […]
We consider nature as our ally through the development of Nature-based Solutions (NBS) to fight against the interconnected climate and biodiversity crises. IUCN and its members and experts have an important role to play both in putting the NbS on the political agenda (COP climate, COP […]
The 9th edition of the World Water Forum opens today in Dakar and will be held from 21 to 26 March 2022 under the theme “Water security for peace and sustainable development”. Numerous French stakeholders involved and committed to this theme of water management, in particular […]
In view of the 9th edition of the World Water Forum which opens today in Dakar, and which will take place from 21 to 26 March 2022, I attended a working meeting with the IUCN Regional Office for Central and East Africa – PACO – which […]