A meeting of IUCN Pakistan Members Committee was organized virtually on May 20, 2021. Members from all the four provinces and Azad Jammu and Kashmir participated in the meeting. Continue reading “IUCN Pakistan National Committee welcomes Pakistan’s selection as a host country for World Environment Day”
Nairobi, 22 February 2021 – Pakistan announced today that it will host World Environment Day 2021 in partnership with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). This year’s observance of World Environment Day will be on the theme of ‘ecosystem restoration’ and focus on resetting our relation with nature. It will also mark the formal launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021 – 2030.
An Inaugural Ceremony of Pakistan Navy’s Mangroves Plantation Campaign 2021 was held at Bhambore Creek, along the coast of Sind province. Vice Admiral Zahid Ilyas (HI(M) S Bt, Commander Coast was chief guest of the event. This was Pakistan Navy’s sixth mangroves plantation campaign since 2016. Since 2016 Pakistan Navy has planted around 7.00 million mangrove saplings. Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan was the keynote speaker at the event.
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What a coincidence that both days are important and both have come together this year. Forest and Water both are important and essential to keep the cycle of life running on earth. Continue reading “Message by: Mahmood Akhtar Cheema, IUCN Country Representative – The International Day of Forests and World Water Day 2021”