The IUCN North Africa Members Forum took place from 5 to 7 October 2011 in the Hotel Ibis Moussafir in Rabat, Morocco.
Organised by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and the Haut Commissariat aux Eaux et Forêts et à la Lutte Contre la Désertification (HCEFLCD in French) in Morocco, the purpose of the Forum is to discuss with IUCN Members and partners the future IUCN programme for North Africa according to the provisional 2013-2016 IUCN Global Programme in an effort to deliver a programme relevant to the regional concerns and that promotes wider cooperation in the Mediterranean.
The meeting will also provide an opportunity to prepare for an effective North African participation in the next World Conservation Congress to be held in Jeju, South Korea, from 6 to 15 September 2012.
LISTEN TO THE PARTICIPANTS HERE
READ THE MAIN CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS HERE
PRESENTATIONS AND OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE HERE
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About the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation
IUCN-Med´s headquarters are located in the Andalusia Technology Park (Parque Tecnólogico de Andalucía) in Malaga, Spain and has over 170 Members in the Mediterranean region, including governments, NGOs and governmental agencies. Their mission is to influence, encourage and help Mediterranean societies to conserve and sustainably use natural resources of the area and work with IUCN members and other agencies that share the same goals of the organization.
IUCN-Med receives financial support from the Ministry of Environment of the Junta de Andalucia, the Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) among others.