West Europe

Marina von Weissenberg

Marina von Weissenberg, Finland

I serve as the IUCN Regional Councillor for West Europe and the National Focal Point for the Convention on Biological Diversity in Finland. I have worked at the Ministry of the Environment for the last 18 years as an expert in policy and biodiversity. …   | French | Spanish

18 Apr 2012 | Article
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Roger Crofts

Roger Crofts, United Kingdom

Environment is too far down political and personal agendas. IUCN needs to fight the conservation cause better on major issues and interact more effectively with protagonists with totally different perspectives. IUCN should use its advocacy capability, knowledge networks and key tools to influence agendas at all levels. …   | French | Spanish

18 Apr 2012 | Article
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Hans de Iongh

Hans de Iongh, The Netherlands

I intend to build on the achievements of the present Council for improving policy and governance within the Union, in which I have played a very active role as a Regional Councillor for West Europe. I intend to fulfil my Regional Councillorship in close communication with the Regional and National Committees and individual IUCN Members in my region and globally. …   | French | Spanish

18 Apr 2012 | Article
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Jonathan Hughes

Jonathan Hughes, United Kingdom

Big ideas don’t always result in big changes. My focus as an IUCN Regional Councillor will be to ensure that the best ideas from IUCN Members are not just shared, but put into practice on the ground. …   | French | Spanish

18 Apr 2012 | Article
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Nilufer Oral

Nilufer Oral, Turkey

I have been an active member of the Commission on Environmental Law and Co-Chair of the Specialist Group on Oceans, Coasts and Coral Reefs of the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law since 2006. My activities have included working on governance issues with the IUCN Mediterranean Center and the Global Marine Programme. …   | French | Spanish

18 Apr 2012 | Article
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Despina Symons Pirovolidou

Despina Symons Pirovolidou, Greece

Despina Symons has acquired deep knowledge and experience of EU environmental policies and procedures and has an extensive network of contacts, encompassing senior environmental policy makers and other stakeholders. …   | French | Spanish

18 Apr 2012 | Article
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