IUCN World Conservation Congress

WCC: Key dates for contributions extended

The final deadline for proposals for the World Conservation Forum has been extended by one month until 31 October 2007. …  

04 Sep 2007 | News story

530 proposals received in the first round of submissions to the World Conservation Congress

Three months ago, the World Conservation Union (IUCN) invited its member organizations, Commission members and partners to submit proposals for events at the World Conservation Congress. More than 650 people from 511 different organizations have followed this request so far and signed up to the Forum system. …  

10 Aug 2007 | News story

Fast track to Barcelona

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) is picking up speed on the road to Barcelona where the 4th IUCN World Conservation Congress will be held in 2008. IUCN Vice President Puri Canals today briefed the Union’s Council on plans for the Congress. …  

16 May 2007 | News story

Marton-Lefèvre briefs EU

In her first visit to Brussels as IUCN Director General, Julia Marton-Lefèvre has held high level talks with European Union Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas, as well as other senior European Commission officials and members of the European Parliament on the next World Conservation Congress, to be held in Barcelona in October 2008. …  

02 Mar 2007 | News story

President Chirac expresses support for 4th IUCN World Conservation Congress

During the Paris Conference for Global Ecological Governance, French President Jacques Chirac expressed support for the 4th IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC). President Chirac conveyed his vision for the IUCN Congress to further ecological governance globally and said that France will participate with pleasure in the Congress. …  

06 Feb 2007 | News story