A large tree within the Mamiri Forest Reserve in Western Ghana within the region of the Upper Guinean Rainforest

IUCN in Ghana Releases New REDD+ Documentary

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) “Towards Pro-Poor REDD+” project in Ghana recently released a 30-minute documentary, profiling how Ghana’s efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) are addressing climate change and the needs of the poor.  …  

14 Sep 2013 | Video
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Boris Erg, IUCN Director for South Eastern Europe  and Hans Friederich, Regional Director for Europe

Building partnerships for conservation

“Together we aim higher”  this is the outcome of the event organized during the IUCN World Conservation Congress by IUCN Regional Office for Europe and partners to present experiences of regional cooperation on nature conservation in South-Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus. …  

16 Oct 2012 | Video
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Mr. Zhang Xinsheng

The next four years according to Zhang Xinsheng

IUCN Members elected their new President this week at IUCN’s World Conservation Congress in Jeju Island, Korea. Mr Zhang Xinsheng of China will lead the world’s largest environmental organization for the next four years. He succeeds Ashok Khosla, who successfully represented IUCN since the last Congress held in Barcelona. The newly-elect President of IUCN speaks about his hopes and plans for the future. …  

15 Sep 2012 | Video
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Closing ceremony

Ten days of Jeju’s Nature Olympics

10,000 people, 5,000 conservation experts from 153 countries, 600 events and many more. …   | French

15 Sep 2012 | Video
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Emotions in motion

The Member’s Assembly, the highest decision-making body of IUCN, is a unique global environmental parliament of governments and NGOs. It adopts resolutions and recommendations on important conservation issues, as well as IUCN’s programme of work for the next four years; elects new IUCN President and Council. Members can also put forward motions (draft decisions) on issues ranging from strengthening the motions process, increasing youth engagement, saving the world’s most threatened species, and IUCN’s name. …  

14 Sep 2012 | Video
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Cyriaque Sendashonga

Lessons from the Forum

Cyriaque Sendashonga, IUCN’s Director of Global Policy, shares her thoughts from the Forum. …  

11 Sep 2012 | Video

Prince Albert of Monaco addresses IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju Island, Korea

Prince Albert addresses the IUCN World Conservation Congress

In a video address to the IUCN Congress, HSH Prince Albert of Monaco says he believes the event will lead to a number of advances that will help save our planet, especially in the face of the economic crisis affecting so many countries which too often leave environmental issues on the side. …  

11 Sep 2012 | Video
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Nature Olympics day 4

Nature Olympics day four

IUCN’s World Conservation Congress is an international event, unique in its size, spirit, diversity and relevance to the urgent need to protect nature so that nature can protect us and our children. As the fourth day rolled on, new initiatives and results were announced, and new voices were given a right to be heard. …  

11 Sep 2012 | Video
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IUCN Flash Mob

IUCN Congress Flashmob Full Release

Watch the full 3-minute version of IUCN's first Flashmob in history. Many more to come …  

11 Sep 2012 | Video
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Gonzalo Oviedo

Nature benefits for all

What does nature+people & governance mean in simple terms? Do people share the same benefits from nature? Gonzalo Oviedo, IUCN Special Adviser for Social Policy, is addressing these questions.  …  

10 Sep 2012 | Video