Held every 4 years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event
The 2012 World Conservation Congress will be held from 6 to 15 September 2012 in Jeju, Republic of Korea.
The day before the Congress starts, 5 September, there will be a full WCPA Members Meeting and WCPA Drinks. The 6th September, in the morning, there will be a WCPA Steering Committee meeting, both of these events will be held in Hall A of the Jeju Conference Centre.
The Congress has two components: a Forum where IUCN members and partners discuss cutting edge ideas, thinking and practice and a Members’ Assembly which is a unique global environmental parliament of governments and NGOs.
|5 September||Full day||Conference Centre||
WPCA Members Meeting
A day for celebrating achievements and planning the way forward followed by WCPA drinks
|6 September||9 am-12pm||Conference Centre||
WCPA Steering Committee Meeting
All members are invited as Observers. 2 Awards will be attributed, the Packard Award and the Young Conservationist Award
|6 September||13pm||Conference Centre||
Opening of the World Conservation Congress
|7-11 September||Full day||Conference Centre||
WCC Forum and Protected Planet Pavillon
Full programme on protected area events will soon be available
|12-14 September||Full day||Conference Centre||
WCC Members Assembly
Voting of Motions, Election of WCPA Chair and Kenton Miller Award
Protected area awards at the Congress
Nominate candidates for the following awards to be presented at the World Conservation Congress - call for nominations now open!