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IUCN Digest - 11 January 2022

IUCN Digest


Welcome to the bi-weekly digest for IUCN Members and IUCN Commission members.

News

IUCN News

IUCN report identifies sites with World Heritage potential in Himalaya and beyond IUCN mourns the loss of leading conservationist Professor Richard Leakey Remembrances of Tom Lovejoy - the "godfather" of biodiversity The IUCN Congress: What does it mean for Europe? 'Optimising Energy and Empowering Nature’ event underscores need for collaboration across sectors Twelve days in Glasgow: Impressions of a first time Climate COP experience Panel Discussion – COP26 @ Ecosystem Restoration Linking biodiversity conservation with agriculture What COP26 does for forests and what to look for in 2022 Nature-based Solutions for ecological conservation and restoration explored at CBD COP15 in China China launches new guidelines for coastal ecosystems to enhance disaster risk reduction IUCN mourns the loss of leading conservationist Professor Richard Leakey Remembrances of Tom Lovejoy - the "godfather" of biodiversity Siam City Cement Group and IUCN Continue Partnership to Support SCCC Group’s Sustainability Ambition 2030 and Biodiversity Conservation in Asia Mapping: A steppingstone to boots-on-the-ground

Events

IUCN Events

Nature-based Recovery – to invest in Nature now is to invest in our collective future, February 1, 2022 IUCN State Member Briefing - Preparing Kunming: Geneva meetings of the Convention on Biological Diversity, 17 February - 17 March 2022 CBD Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, Geneva, Switzerland, POSTPONED until further notice CBD Third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation, Geneva, Switzerland, POSTPONED until further notice CBD Third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, Geneva, Switzerland, POSTPONED until further notice IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC), 7-12 March 2022, Kigali, Rwanda (virtual particiation available) CBD COP-15, 25 April - 8 May 2022, Kunming China Registration Opens for the 2nd Asia Parks Congress! 24-29 May 2022 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) 23-30 June 2022

UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Science-based ecosystem restoration for the 2020s and beyond (publication) Four questions, five messages and six fronts for action on ecosystem restoration | IUCN (web story) How to organize restoration from the grassroots - IUCN Community Organizing Toolkit on Ecosystem Restoration (new publication) UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration website

Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

IUCN's work on the Post-2020 global biodiversity framework First draft of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework Post-2020 global biodiversity framework (issues brief)

Opportunities

Work @ IUCN Call for Solutions on Tourism Best Practices A Challenge to Reimagine Conservation in 2022 CEC - Global Lessons on Greening School Grounds and Outdoor Learning Currently running tenders

Online Learning and Webinars

IUCN Academy - 2nd Edition of the Professional Certificate will start on 18 January and close on 1 March 2022 (6 weeks). To register, please contact IUCN Academy at academy@iucn.org. Blue Natural Capital Financing Facility (BNCFF) - Investing for Ocean Impact, Podcast Reverse the Red - Conservation Funding for Local Action and Impact IUCN - Save Our Species IUCN - Papaco - Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) Future Learn -

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