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IUCN’s work covers a diverse range of issues and projects in more than 50 countries and in communities all over the world. You can explore our work here by using the search boxes or browse through the alphabetical list.

Global Marine Community

Since 2004, the IUCN Washington D.C. Office and the IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme have helped to build and support a network...

Global Pact for the Environment

The Global Pact for the Environment was launched in 2017 as an initiative to conclude a legally binding international instrument under the United Nations that...
Woman picking tea leaves Photo: IUCN Global Gender Office

Global Programme on Governance and Rights

IUCN's Global Programme on Governance and Rights (GPGR) is designed to strengthen natural resource management and conservation action through effective and...
East Rennell, Solomon Islands Photo: IUCN/Paul Dingwall

Global World Heritage projects

Alongside our work as the official Advisor to UNESCO, the IUCN World Heritage Programme is leading a series of initiatives to make the World Heritage...

Governance and MEAs

Environmental Governance is the means by which society determines and acts on goals and priorities related to the management of natural resources. This...
Limestone mountains at Cetinje, Montenegro Photo: Melanie Bilz

Governance of nature’s use

IUCN ECARO strongly advocates for effective and equitable governance of natural resources and promotes gender equality and community-based approaches in...
A man collecting medicinal plants in Chiang Mai, Thailand Photo: IUCN Photo Library / © Jim Thorsell

Governance, Equity and Rights

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Governance, equity and rights

Governance is a hot topic in conservation. However, the 'governance of protected areas' is not new. Ever since protected areas and conservation existed,...
Women near a well in the Saloum delta, constructed by the project to provide water, Senegal Photo: © IUCN / Elroy Bos

Human Wellbeing and Sustainable Livelihoods

Theme Chairs Neil Dawson Bio Francisco J. Rosado-May Bio Main Areas of Work There is...
Construction site Photo: Jan Buchholtz CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

IBAT for Business

The Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool (IBAT) is a multi-institutional programme of work involving BirdLife International, Conservation International,...

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