CEC member awarded Honorary Membership of IUCN

02 November 2012 | News story

Honorary Membership of IUCN was awarded on 11 September 2012, at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, to eleven outstanding individuals, including CEC member Dr. Abdulaziz Abuzinada.

Honorary Membership of IUCN, which recognizes outstanding services to the conservation of nature and natural resources, is presented by the World Conservation Congress, on the recommendation of the IUCN Council, to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to furthering the goals of the Union.

Honorary members include distinguished former Presidents and Directors General, members of IUCN’s Council, members of Commissions and international figures who have contributed their valuable time and energy to implementing the Mission of IUCN.

A citizen of Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz Hamid Abuzinada, is a Special Adviser to HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan, President of Khaled Bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation and Member of the Board of Directors of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, an NGO Member of IUCN. More >>