Motions passed

The following motions were passed at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona on Saturday, October 11.

Barcelona Congress Photo: IUCN
  • Cooperation between members and committees from Latin America and the Mediterranean.
  • Open access to biodiversity data and information.
  • Funding programmes for small-scale civil society projects for global biodiversity conservation.
  • Minimising trade in wild caught African cranes.
  • Protection of rangers within and in areas adjacent to protected areas.
  • Protected areas and biological diversity management programmes: Steps towards ensuring effective management.
  • Increasing the pace and scale of conservation in the Mediterranean Biome.
  • World Heritage nomination for Ningaloo Reef.
  • Coordination of the IUCN Programme.
  • Transparency of the IUCN Council.
  • IUCN policy and strategy for the management of biodiversity data and information.
  • Development of climate change guidelines for Red List assessments.
  • Stopping the amphibian crisis.
  • Increased participation of scientists from relevant countries in the preparation of the IUCN Red List.
  • Quantitative thresholds for categories and criteria of threatened ecosystems.
  • Conservation of the habitat of the Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus).
  • Trust building for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use in line with the European Charter on Hunting and Biodiversity.
  • Conservation and sustainable use of fish in the river plate basin.
  • Best practice protected area guideline for ecological restoration.
  • Conservation of geodiversity and geological heritage.
  • Following up on actions called for by the 2nd Latin American Congress on Protected Areas and Other Protected Areas (Bariloche, 2007).
  • Protection of the peatlands of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.
  • Environmental and social suitability of the Initiative for Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA).
  • Actions to conserve the Pampas and Campos of South America.
  • Strengthening the integrated management of coastal areas.
  • Conservation of the Western Iberian Peninsula.
  • Conservation of the River Ebro.
  • World appeal to prevent the loss of Lake Chapala and Lake Cocibolca, the largest wetlands in Mesoamerica.
  • Responding to deforestation and land degradation related to climate change and desertification.
  • Mangrove conservation in Mesoamerica.
  • Establishing the IUCN Extractive Industry Responsibility Initiative.
  • Strategic environmental assessment of public policies, plans and programmes as an instrument for conserving biodiversity.
  • Maintenance of ECOLEX: the gateway to environmental law.
  • Establishing citizens’ advisory councils for large-scale extractive industry projects.
  • Forest Fire Recovery & National Park Protection.
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