IUCN advocates for effective and equitable governance of natural resources and promotes gender equality and community-based approaches in the management of resources. This programme area consolidates our?work on people-nature relations, rights and responsibilities and the political economy of nature.
We?work?to enhance environmental governance mechanisms and systems at all levels, knowing that good governance helps build a partnership between governments, civil society, communities, and the private sector, and leads to creating sustainable opportunities for communities and society as a whole.? ? ?