September 2012

4 September 2012
A new study of a major urban safety campaign launched by the UN two years ago has found that political leadership is more important than a city’s wealth when it comes to protecting the lives and economic assets of cities and towns from disasters.
7 September 2012
The following IUCN press release is about a report whose lead author is Duncan Macqueen, head of the forest team at IIED (
24 September 2012

Discussions between investors and forest rights-holders have resulted in new guidance for investments that can create a ‘triple win’ of returns for investors, livelihood security for local communities and protection for forests