When: 12 to 19 November 2014
Where: Sydney, Australia
The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 is a landmark global forum on protected areas. The Congress will share knowledge and innovation, setting the agenda for protected areas conservation for the decade to come. Building on the theme “Parks, people, planet: inspiring solutions”, it will present, discuss and create original approaches for conservation and development, helping to address the gap in the conservation and sustainable development agenda.
The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 will:
For parks, it will strengthen conservation targets whilst engaging a varied audience from government to general members of society who care about the health of our planet. For people, it will engage with development sectors and inspire citizens to connect with nature. For the planet, it will demonstrate nature-based solutions to global challenges such as climate change, health, and supporting for human life. For the first time, the Congress will collate and communicate the most compelling and inspiring solutions to global challenges. It will help create new sustainable commitments for protected areas across the conservation, development and business sectors. This will be the promise of Sydney.
To know more, visit the Congress Website here.
During that congress, a Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition (BFN) Knowledge product will be launched.