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.
IUCN National Committee of Finland, which also celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2018
IUCN Water Programme, World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil
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
Public symposium and reception in honour of the organisation’s 70th Anniversary, IUCN’s Washington D.C. office
BIOPAMA Inception workshop in Apia, Samoa
World Mangroves Day with “70 Trees for 70 Years” Fiji
IUCN Asia Regional Members’ Committee, Bangkok
World Leaders Conservation Forum, Jeju, South Korea
70th Anniversary Oceania Members event Suva, Fiji
UN Convention on Biological Diversity COP14, Egypt
IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands, which also celebrates its 50th Anniversary
UN Framework Convention on Climate Chance COP 24, Poland