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IUCN Global Youth Summit Networking session on Developing Principles for Ecosystem Governance

By Deepu Sivadas, Lead, IUCN CEM Young Professionals Network. We are glad to announce that IUCN CEM Young Professionals Network hosts a Networking session on “Developing principles for ecosystem governance to ensure net gain in biodiversity, ecosystem services, and human…

IUCN Global Youth Summit Networking session on Intergenerational Partnerships for UN Decade on Ecosystem restoration

By Deepu Sivadas, Lead, IUCN CEM Young Professionals Network. We are glad to announce that IUCN CEM Young Professionals Network hosts a Networking session on “Intergenerational Partnerships for UN Decade on Ecosystem restoration: learning from meaningful youth engagement” as part…

Visualizations as a tool to increase community engagement in climate change adaptation decision-making

By Meredith DeCock-Caspell, IUCN CEM Young Professional. As coastal zones become increasingly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, many communities become paralyzed with how to move forward. Planning to adapt will not get you anywhere. Maintaining the status quo…

Follow the Journey of the Youth in Landscapes Initiative Restoration Stewards

By Vania Olmos Lau, IUCN CEM Young Professional. In 2019 at UNFCCC COP25, the Youth in Landscapes Initiative Steering Committee was lucky to meet in person. We dreamt about what we wanted to do in 2020, in light of the…

Experience at IUCN Headquarters to work on Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR)

By Claire Pedrot, IUCN CEM Young Professional. In 2014, after a few years in Canada (I'm French), the opportunity to work at IUCN Headquarters for a 3-month maternity leave replacement occurred. I was fortunate enough to stay there longer, a…