Call for contributions: Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence Conference 2020


The website for the International Conference on Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence on 1-3 April 2020 in Oxford is now live at - and with it the Call for Contributions, which will be open until 30 September 2019.

The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force, the GEF-funded and World Bank-led Global Wildlife Program, and the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit at Oxford University's Department of Zoology will be hosting the Conference.


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We invite proposals for contributions to the Conference from all sectors and disciplines to share and discuss experiences, insights, research findings and ideas.We particularly encourage proposals that create constructive interactions among people from different viewpoints, across sectors and disciplines.

Please read the Aims of the Conference before preparing your abstract, as these will guide the abstract selection decision process.


Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence Conference 2020Photo: The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force

Please feel free to share information about the conference with your networks, colleagues and friends. We will be posting updates from the IUCN SSC Human-Wildlife Conflict social media accounts on twitter @hwctf and (with the hashtag #HWC2020) over the coming weeks and months.  

The conference is organised in collaboration with the IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and several other organisations. 

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