Species Survival Commission

SSC Committees

Committees are established by the SSC Chair, in consultation with the SSC Steering Committee, to govern a specific portion of the SSC network or SSC's activities. Currently, there are six Committees.
 

IUCN SSC Freshwater Conservation Committee Photo: IUCN SSC Freshwater Conservation Committee

Freshwater Conservation Committee (FCC)

The FCC was established in 2010 in order for the SSC to urgently address the global freshwater biodiversity crisis. Read more

Co-Chairs: Topilztin Contreras MacBeath and Ian Harrison

2018 Freshwater Conservation Committee Report
2016 - 2017 Freshwater Conservation Committee Report

IUCN SSC Invertebrate Conservation Committee Photo: IUCN SSC Invertebrate Conservation Committee

Invertebrate Conservation Committee (ICC)

The ICC was established in 2005 to tackle the enormous challenge of how to manage conservation action for the most species-rich taxonomic grouping on Earth. Read more

Chair: Axel Hochkirch

2018 Invertebrate Conservation Committee Report
2016 - 2017 Invertebrate Conservation Committee Report

Young turtle swimming in shallow coral reef Photo: Kris Mikael Krister in Unsplash

Marine Conservation Committee (MCC)

The Marine Conservation Committee (MCC) aims to ensure that decisions taken by policy-makers and resource managers on the management of marine resources are based on sound and scientific knowledge.Read more

Chair: Amanda Vincent

2018 Marine Conservation Committee Report

Orchids. Bavaria, Hahnbach, Germany Photo: Hendrik Kilimann on Unsplash

Plant Conservation Committee (PCC)

The PCC leads IUCN's efforts in stemming the loss of global plant diversity through its wide-ranging network of plant conservationists. Read more

Co-Chairs: John Donaldson and Domitilla Raimondo

2018 Plant Conservation Committee Report
2016 - 2017 Plant Conservation Committee Report

Waterfalls, USA. Photo: Nathan Anderson on Unsplash

Standards and Petitions Committee (SPC)

The SPC is responsible for ensuring the quality and standards of the IUCN Red List and for ruling on petitions against the listings of species on the IUCN Red List. Read more

Chair: Resit Akçakaya

2018 Standars and Petitions SC Report
2016-2017 Standars and Petitions SC Repor

The Red List Committee Photo: The Red List Committee

The Red List Committee

The Red List Committee oversees and guides the work of the Species Survival Commission (SSC) on biodiversity assessments. Read more

Chair: Jonathan Hutton

2018 Red List Committee Report
2016-2017 Red List Committee Report

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