Events

IUCN Members, National Committees, Council and regional and programmatic units of the Secretariat around the world are planning 70th anniversary celebrations in 2018.

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IUCN 70th anniversary celebrations calendar

Please note that all events below are tentative. We will add details and confirmations as they are finalised. 

FinlandJanuary

IUCN National Committee of Finland, which also celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2018

March

IUCN Water Programme, World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil

 

Flamingoes in Parc Naturel Régional de Camargue, Provence, FranceMay

2 May - IUCN National Committee United Kingdom event hosted by The Margaret Pyke Trust, an IUCN Member (event programme)

2-3 May - IUCN, Nexus Dialogue on Biodiversity, Geneva (programme)

9 May - IUCN and ICNS celebrate 70th anniversaries together, Belgrade, Serbia

A special 70th Anniversary edition of Terre Sauvage magazine published in France

International Day for Biological Diversity High-level discussion on sustainable development, Ulriksdal Palace, Sweden

IUCN Global Forest and Climate Change Programme, Bonn Challenge Latin America, Guatemala

 

IUCN Washington D.C. officeJune

Public symposium and reception in honour of the organisation’s 70th Anniversary, IUCN’s Washington D.C. office

BIOPAMA Inception workshop in Apia, Samoa 

 

Flowers on a market in Bangkok, ThailandJuly

World Mangroves Day with “70 Trees for 70 Years” Fiji

August

IUCN Asia Regional Members’ Committee, Bangkok

 

 

L'Oasis Siwa, EgypteOctober

World Leaders Conservation Forum, Jeju, South Korea

70th Anniversary Oceania Members event Suva, Fiji

 

Sunset in Poland

November

UN Convention on Biological Diversity COP14, Egypt

IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands, which also celebrates its 50th Anniversary

December

UN Framework Convention on Climate Chance COP 24, Poland

 

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