30 Oct '11, 9am

IUCN: 20 years working for the conservation in South America. Celebrate with us!

On this occasion I wish to convey everyone my best wishes and my warmest thanks for your hard work and devotion to carrying out IUCN’s mission in South America. Your way of working is challenging, but really a One Programme way of doing business, said Julia Marton-Lefèvre, IUCN Director General. During these 20 years, the regional office has built a path to the Union’s heart: its members. We know that participation is not always easy; it requires dialogue, patience and perseverance. But both, the Secretariat and the members have been always willing to work as a Union and to meet the network’s demands, said Victor Hugo Inchausty, IUCN-Sur Regional Director (ad interim). “A conservation organisation that doesn't belong to the Union has no impact: basically, it doesn't exist”, said Patricia Abed, from IDEA, Paraguay. The IUCN is an established institution- respected, prestigi...

Full article: http://www.iucn.org/es/sobre/union/secretaria/oficinas/su...

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