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CCIUCN AGM & Virtual Open House

12pm to 3:30pm Eastern Time January 20-21, 2021 Register: cpcil.ca/CCIUCN Please join us to learn about current events, initiatives and opportunities to contribute to the work of the IUCN in Canada.  Our agenda is being finalized and your board of directors…

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CC-IUCN is looking for youth volunteers to become 2020-2021 CC-IUCN Youth Ambassadors!

CC-IUCN is looking for youth volunteers (18-30 years old) to become 2020-2021 CC-IUCN Youth Ambassadors. The successful Youth Ambassadors will work with the committee to connect youth to nature and the CC-IUCN before, during and after the IUCN World Conservation…

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CCIUCN Summer Update

August 2019 Dear CCIUCN Members: I’m delighted to write to you now, midway through our fiscal year, to provide an update of the activities of the CCIUCN and to highlight some upcoming events.  As Board President, I will aim to…

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IUCN Programme Survey

Note: Survey deadline has been extended until August 26th! The IUCN Programme 2021-2024 “One Nature, One Future” survey is now posted. Please fill out the survey and distribute the survey links amongst your networks for feedback on the IUCN Programme…

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July 4th Webinar: INTRODUCTION TO THE IUCN DRAFT PROGRAMME 2021-2024

Please join us for a webinar on July 4, 2019 from 1pm to 1:40pm ET. This webinar will provide an introduction to the Canadian Committee of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (CCIUCN) and World Commission on Protected…

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Youth Champions at Canadian Parks Conference

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Schedule of events until 2021

The next 14-18 months is a critical time for conservation. The new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) tells us that  nature is declining at rates unprecedented in human history, and although…

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Making progress towards Aichi Target 1 / Canada Target 1

At the May 9, 2019 CCIUCN Board meeting, Olaf Jensen (Environment and Climate Change Canada) made a presentation about Canada’s progress towards Canada Target 1 / Aichi Target 11. That presentation is shared below as a pdf file. Making progress…

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Welcome new members

The CCIUCN welcomes the following new members: Anurani Persaud International Fund for Animal Welfare Inc. (IFAW) See our membership page for more information on becoming a member.

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Welcome new members

The CCIUCN welcomes the following new members: Canadian Biosphere Reserves Association Eli Enns Fisheries and Oceans Canada John Girgis Lahiru Ishan Samaranayake Risa Smith See our membership page for more information on becoming a member.

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Save the date: Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting and Forum for the CCIUCN will take place on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa. More information will be emailed to members.

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Helping IUCN Members work better together

Shared from the National Committee UK

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2017 Annual General Meeting

The 2017 CCIUCN Annual General Meeting was held Thursday, January 19, 2017. Please see the Events page for the proposed minutes and some of the presentation files.

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IUCN Programme 2017-2020

The IUCN Programme provides the framework for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the conservation work undertaken by the Commissions and the Secretariat with and on behalf of IUCN Members. The 2017-2020 Programme as revised by Congress is now available on…

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Annual General Meeting, January 19

Save the date: 19 January 2017, Annual General Meeting for the CCIUCN in Ottawa at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Are there any topics that you would like to learn about or discuss at the AGM? Please let us know…

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#NatureForAll World Conservation Congress Opportunities

#NatureForAll (#NFA) will be launched at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress (WCC) in Hawai’i September 2-10, 2016. There are many ways in which #NFA ambassadors, partners, and WCC attendees can participate in building the…

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Welcome Youth Ambassadors

The Canadian Committee of IUCN (CCIUCN) is pleased welcome Samantha McBeth, Caroline Merner and Elise Pullar as our Youth Ambassadors for 2016/2017. Samantha, Caroline and Elise competed with 111 other young people for these volunteer roles. They will be working…

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Need your help: #NatureForAll!

Dear CCIUCN Members, I am writing on behalf of Mike Wong and Sean Southey, Co-chairs of the joint IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) – Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) Task Force on #NatureForAll, to invite you to…

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Youth Ambassador Opportunity

Applications for two volunteer CC IUCN Youth Ambassador positions will be accepted online at: https://goo.gl/8zpyhq until April 17th, 2016, 11:59pm PST. The CCIUCN will provide up to $2500 in funding for each Youth Ambassador for registration and travel expenses to…

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