The PNC members participated in the 4th IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) held at Kathmandu, Nepal on September 10-13, 2007. The theme of the forum was "Synergies for a Sustainable Asia".  During the RCF, the Pakistani delegation also met with Ms. Julia Marton-Lefèvre Director General IUCN and Ms. Aban Marker Kabraji and exchanged the views on the various matters including issues and opportunities for enhanced cooperation to promote sustainable development and the role of IUCN Asia and Pakistan in regional and global environmental processes.
The Pakistani delegation was comprised on the following members, partners and IUCN staff:


  1. Mr. Javed Jabbar, Global Vice President and Regional Councillor of IUCN Asia
  2. Mr. Shahid Khan, Chair Pakistan National Committee of IUCN
  3. Mr. Ghulam Rasool Channa, Conservator Sindh Wildlife Department
  4. Mr. Khalid Hussain, Director General, Pakistan Forest Institute Peshawar       (Representative of state member)
  5. Mr. Mohammad Ikram Khan, Special Secretary Planning & Development Department NWFP
  6. Dr. Mohammad Moazzam Rabbani, DG, National Institute of Oceanography
  7. Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Choudhary, Director (Acting) HEJ Research Institute Karachi
  8. Mr. Roland De Souza, Executive member, Shehri
  9. Mr. Sharafat Ali, Programme Manager, PILER
  10. Mr. Mohammad Asif Rana, Training Coordinator South Asia Partnership, Lahore
  11. Ms. Aneela Qamar, Acting Chief Executive Khendo Kor, Peshawar
  12. Mr. Yasir Abbas, Bilour Advisory & Social Development Organization, Northern Areas
  13. Mr. Harris Khalique, Chief Executive, Strengthening Participatory Organisation (SPO)
  14. Dr. Mahmood Ahmed Khawaja, Research fellow, Sustainable Development Policy Institute
  15. Mr. Riaz Ahmed, Programme Coordinator, SUNGI
  16. Mr. Anees Ahmed Khan, Programme Manager, HASHAR
  17. Mr. Hammad Raza, LEAD, Pakistan
  18. Mr. Shah Nawaz Khan, Hon. President, Pakistan Environmental Protection Foundation

  19. Mr. Qamar Zaman Chaudhary, Chief Secretary Northern Areas, Pakistan
  20.    Mr. Mir Hussain Ali, Secratory Environment & Alternate Energy Depratment, Sindh, Pakistan
  21. Mr. Mohammad Bashir Khan, Director Environment EPA, AJK, Pakistan
  22. Dr. Lekhraj Kella, Chief Conservator Forest, Government of Sindh, Karachi

    IUCN Staff
  23. Mr. Sohail Malik, Country Representative, IUCN Pakistan
  24. Ms. Saima Baig, Coordinator Business & Biodiversity Programme
  25. Mr. Nasir Ali Panhwar, Coordinator Constituency & Sindh Programme
  26. Mr. Alamgir Khan Gandapur, Project Coordinator Environment Fiscal Reforms
  27. Mr. Inamullah Khan, Biodiversity & NRM Specialist PSNP
  28. Mr. Syed Ghulam Mohammad, Project Manager Juniper, Quetta