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…

Nature-based Solutions – New Global Standards

By Deepu Sivadas, Co-Lead, IUCN CEM Young Professionals Network. Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are increasingly accepted and being implemented to address our societal challenges related with Climate Change, Disaster Risk, Water Security, Food Security, Human Health and Socioeconomic Development. After a…

IUCN Intergenerational Partnership for Sustainability – A case study

IUCN Intergenerational Partnership for Sustainability (IPS) was recognized for engaging young people and collaborating across generations to strengthen the global sustainability movement.  Through a recently published paper, the taskforce co-convenors have demonstrated how generational concerns within the IUCN have been…