CEC-related events at Congress: Daily schedule
16 August 2012 | News story
Join us at the CEC Members' Meeting and other events. Start here plan to your time in Jeju!
Held every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Thousands of participants are preparing to attend from 6 to 15 September 2012 in Jeju, Republic of Korea.
The Congress has two components: a Forum where IUCN members and partners discuss cutting edge ideas, thinking and practice and a Members’ Assembly that is a unique global environmental parliament of governments and NGOs.
CEC will be very active at the Congress. There are workshops, a conservation campus, knowledge cafés, posters and pavillions, which are being led by CEC members and other constituents that relate to topics of communication, education and capacity development. These events in particular are highlighted on the daily schedule here >>
CEC Members Meeting
The CEC Members Meeting (session 889) will take place on 6 September from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm. The meeting will be held in Hall Yeongju B of the International Convention Center (ICC). All CEC members present in Jeju are welcome to attend. CEC will also have a stand in the Exhibition Hall.
Election of a new CEC Chair
IUCN Members will elect a new Council for 2013-16 at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. Elections will be held for the positions of President, Treasurer, Chairs of Commissions and Regional Councillors. For CEC, the elections will bring a new Chair. The profiles of our two candidates are available here >>
Conservation Campus: Register in advance!
Following the success of the Learning Opportunities at the 2008 Congress in Barcelona, the IUCN World Conservation Congress will feature this year a Conservation Campus. “The Conservation Campus is bringing together experts from all over the world to share their knowledge with Congress participants,” says Rod Abson, Conservation Campus Manager and IUCN CEC focal point. Regiser for limited spaces and learn more here >>