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December 2010


Special Feature

A wish for the Mediterranean

The year 2010, the International Year of Biodiversity, is coming to an end and the Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN-Med) has concluded with a celebration of our first ten years of work and the organization of several days of get-together and debate during the IUCN Mediterranean Forum in Malaga.

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Core support to the activities of the IUCN Mediterranean office is provided by the
Junta de Andalucia, the Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino and AECID
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IUCN Mediterranean pledges for a laboratory of cooperation and communication

After several days of information and debate between public administrations, NGOs and researchers of 21 countries meeting in Malaga, the Mediterranean Forum of the International Union for Conservation of Nature has presented their conclusions: we urgently need to clarify the importance of biodiversity to society through concrete actions, and IUCN should lead the coordination of efforts for a rational use of available resources and promote intelligent development between the North and South Mediterranean area.

From sustainable tourism to climate change adaptation, the IUCN Centre of Mediterranean Cooperation has addressed the main initiatives and projects being developed in the region with the participation of international institutions such as..

More info: antonio.troya@iucn.org

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New IUCN-Med communication tools

As a platform for dialogue and the creation of new projects and initiatives, IUCN-Med is pleased to present you a new site on Internet to interact with us and our networks.

We have started sharing with you some of the moments captured by the camera, the words expressed by some of you that attended the Forum, and some videos to remind us all about Mediterranean biodiversity and its importance for our wellbeing.

We encourage you to submit your own comments and materials, to help us start a new dialogue for the implementation of the IUCN Mediterranean programme aimed at sustaining a better use of our natural resources.

More info: chadi.abi@iucn.org

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Mediterranean contents at the IUCN Forum

Presentations made at the IUCN Mediterranean Forum were diverse, related to our main areas of work and in line with the IUCN Global Thematic Programme: "One Programme".

We have uploaded the presentations collected during and after the Forum to be accessed through the New IUCN Interact Tool.

If you notice that yours is not included, please email it us and we will be happy to update the link.


More info: sonsoles.sanroman@iucn.org

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New Alliances at the IUCN Mediterranean Forum

Cooperation between the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and Spanish and Mediterranean organizations took shape during the evening of 22 November at the official inauguration of the Mediterranean Forum of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature with the signature of several collaboration agreements with Mediterranean public and private institutions.

The celebration of the tenth anniversary of the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and the official opening of the Forum on 22 November welcomed in this occasion more than 200 representatives from public administrations, NGOs, universities and experts in biodiversity and sustainable development in the Mediterranean.

More info: antonio.troya@iucn.org

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