6-15 September 2012
Jeju Island, South Korea
The Congress included discussions on IUCN's role in IPBES, a workshop on how IPBES can bring us further in conserving the world's biodiversity, training sessions on IUCN's flagship knolwedge products, and a number of other events of relevance to science-policy links.
The IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Held every four years, it aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development.
Leaders from government, the public sector, non-governmental organizations, business, UN agencies and social organizations will discuss, debate and decide solutions for the world’s most pressing environment and development issues.