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Our efforts paid off: Global Platform for DRR 2019 emphasises the key role of ecosystems

The 6th session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) is a crucial event in terms of global disaster risk reduction (DRR) planning, policy and […]

Case study

Strengthening the Biodiversity Corridor of Paraná Delta: a way to save the marsh deer

As part of the Corredor Azul Programme, we have started the process of  strengthening the biodiversity corridor of the Parana Delta in Argentina, which will […]

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Time for action, not despair: The IPBES Global Assessment report and the solutions we offer

The Global Assessment by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecological Services (IPBES) paints a scary picture of decline in nature. We are losing […]

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Joint Statement on World Migratory Bird Day: re-evaluating people’s relationship with nature

On World Migratory Bird Day, we pause to recognise the remarkable journeys made by millions of water birds every year, in some cases from pole […]

Publication

Wings Over Wetlands (WOW) project: Flyway Training Kit (FTK)

Across the African-Eurasian region a number of training courses and awareness raising activities already exist. However, their structure and delivery suffers from a number of […]

Case study

Empowered communities mobilise government funds to increase their flood safety

The northern state of Bihar is one of the least developed states in India, and almost yearly hit by serious floods. Every year during the […]

Blog

In India, Nature’s Power Overwhelms Engineered Wetlands

In India, they call the state of Kerala in the country’s far south “God’s own country”.  That wasn’t how it felt last August, when monsoon […]

Event

We at Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The theme of the 6th session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) is ‘Resilience Dividend: Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies’. We are co-organising, […]

Publication

Words into Action Guidelines: Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

The new United Nations’ implementation guide for addressing water-related disasters and transboundary cooperation assesses water-related risks under climate change through a transboundary lens. One of […]

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Toward sustainable fisheries in the Parana-Paraguay Corridor: Development of the Paraná Delta Artisanal Fisheries Network

At the beginning of 2018, we have started the Corredor Azul Programme to safeguard the health and connectivity of the Parana- Paraguay wetlands system. The […]