The event is jointly organized by the French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and brings together leaders from government, civil society, Indigenous peoples’ organizations, business, and academia to determine the world’s most pressing environmental and development challenges, and actions to address them.
The event was postponed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic from its original date in June 2020.
- What is the hashtag for the event?
- Are there posters for the even
- Will the event have live and recorded video?
- Are there shared, public google docs?
- How will the congress be different from the event in 2016?
- What would locals like visitors to know about Marseille?
ICYMI: IUCN and Government of France postpone IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic.
— IUCN (@IUCN) April 4, 2020
If you think your future has nothing to do with #nature, think again.
Join the action to save our planet.
— IUCN (@IUCN) February 26, 2020
« Faire de ce rendez-vous un événement majeur pour la conservation de la nature et l’élaboration d'un nouveau cadre mondial pour la biodiversité.»
— Ministère de l’Écologie (@Ecologie_Gouv) April 3, 2020
The previous IUCN World Conservation Congress, held in 2016 in Hawaiʻi, United States of America, was attended by some 10,000 participants from 192 countries.