Center for Environmental Policy and Administration

Exploring the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCNís) National Program Development in Biodiversity Conservation and how environmental conflicts are addressed: A Comparative Study of India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh


Speaker:Steven R. Brechin, Professor of Sociology & Medani Bhandari, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology
Location:400 Eggers Hall, PARCC Office Suite
Date:Wed, Mar 31, 2010
Time:11:30 PM

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This research explores: How the International Union for Conservation of Nature(IUCN), as an international organization, goes about building nature protection programs in states with different capacities? Especially the research explores how conflicts are addressed in the field with IUCN, which includes conflicts between IUCN and state actors; conflicts between IUCN and other conservation NGOs; etc. Does IUCN mediate conflicts between other parties? This study explores the efforts of this significant International Organization as it engages its biodiversity conservation activities in India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh. It draws upon organizational theory, especially from sociology, as it investigates IUCNís operations in different national contexts.
Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
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