Under the general collaboration work programme of the IUCN-Rio Tinto agreement, IUCN and Rio Tinto are contributing their knowledge and expertise to specific activities and projects of each organization.

Activities  have included participation in:

  • World Parks Congress 2014 
  • IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012
  • Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • Rio Tinto Biodiversity Steering Committee
  • Simandou (Guinea) Biodiversity Advisory Group 2011

Work plan objective: Foster mutual collaboration between IUCN and Rio Tinto, drawing explicitly on each organization’s specialist skill sets, experience and networks.