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IUCN World Conservation Congress 2021

The first hybrid in-person and virtual environmental event since the pandemic began, the Congress will drive action on nature-based recovery, climate change and biodiversity for decades to come.

August 23, 2021

On September 3, IAPF Founder and CEO Damien Mander will travel to France to speak about IAPF’s Akashinga program at the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) summit in Marseille.

The world is increasingly recognising the inextricable link between biodiversity conservation and human and economic wellbeing, a connection made all the more visible by the COVID-19 pandemic. The IUCN Congress will be a key milestone for nature conservation and the development of a new global framework for biodiversity. The French government and IUCN remain steadfast in their commitment to these goals.

As a reminder, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together the global nature conservation community, including top international experts in conservation science, policy and practice. Held every four years, the Congress allows IUCN's 1,400 Member organisations, including States, civil society and indigenous peoples, to democratically determine the most pressing issues in nature conservation and actions to address them. The IUCN Member’s Assembly will conclude on 10 September.

See the full program here: https://www.iucncongress2020.org/

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