• Energy

    Energy

    Countries, corporations and society are currently facing large scale economic and ecological challenges. Corporations are directed to apply systematic environmental management, including the use of renewable energy sources.

  • Water

    Water

    The importance of water cannot be understated. It sustains life, powers industries, irrigates fields and is an essential component to many environmental processes.

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change

    The Climate Change has become one of the most complicated issues facing world leaders today.

  • Forests

    Forests

    Forests are an incredibly rich source of natural resources, but millions of hectares are destroyed every year to meet the increasing demand for paper, wood and other products.

 
 

WNO NEWSROOM

  • Special Representative Continues Visit in West Africa

    Special Representative Continues Visit in West Africa

    Jun 05,2014

    Geneva – The WNO special representative, Prof. Koffi Ahanogbe, once again visited several West African states last month and discussed the accession to the WNO on the highest level. “The interest in a global, intergovernmental […]

WNO Recent News

  • Image (left to right): Hon. Minister André JOHNSON, Minister of Environment of the Republic of Togo, Mrs. Mathilde EZIH, WNO employee and Prof. Koffi Ahanogbe, WNO special representative, during their visit to the Ministry of Environment in Lomé.

    Special Representative Continues Visit in West Africa

    Geneva – The WNO special representative, Prof. Koffi Ahanogbe, once again visited several West African states last month and discussed the accession to the WNO on the highest level. “The interest in a global, intergovernmental […]

     
  • 17th International Riversymposium in Canberra, Australia

    17th International Riversymposium in Canberra, Australia

    Canberra, Australia – The World Nature Organization is proud to announce its support for the 17th International Riversymposium in Canberra, Australia. This year the symposium has been refreshed and reinvigorated with a focus on vibrant, […]

     
  • UN Global Compact: WNO Secretary General Signed Communication on Engagement

    UN Global Compact: WNO Secretary General Signed Communication on Engagement

    Geneva – The World Nature Organization has the honor of announcing that the WNO Secretary General signed the Communication on Engagement for joining the United Nations Global Compact initiative. With this application, the WNO reinforces […]

     
  • Intergovernmental World Nature Organization founded

    Intergovernmental World Nature Organization founded

    For four years, states keenly supported the initiative for establishing the World Nature Organization (WNO). Now, the intergovernmental organization has been founded and the WNO treaty enters into force. WNO as a new permanent negotiation […]

     
  • WNO Treaty enters into force

    WNO Treaty enters into force

    Geneva – The Preparatory Commission for the World Nature Organization has the great honour of announcing that the WNO Treaty officially entered into force from today, 1st May 2014, in accordance with article XVII (3). […]

     
  • Count of Wurmbrand-Stuppach, WNO Secretary-General

    Count of Wurmbrand-Stuppach designated as Head of the Commission

    Geneva – The deputy head of the Preparatory Commission for the World Nature Organization, Count Oliver of Wurmbrand-Stuppach, has been designated as head of the Commission, after the current head, Peer S. Kjærgaard, declared that […]

     
 
 

WNO HIGHLIGHTS

 

Secretariat of the World Nature Organization

The WNO Treaty officially entered into force on 1st May 2014, in accordance with article XVII (3). The Treaty is open for accession to all states and intergovernmental organizations which have not yet signed the treaty. Following the introduction of the WNO Treaty, the Preparatory Commission was dissolved and replaced by the WNO Secretariat.