Tuesday, May 26, 2015

World Leaders' Conservation Forum 2015

The World Leaders' Conservation Forum (WLCF) will provide a platform for leaders from all sectors of society, including government, business, civil society and academia, to discuss and seek creative nature-based solutions to global environmental, economic, and social challenges. The main theme of this three-day event, organized by the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea, the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), is 'Nature: a path to peace and coexistence'. On Day 1, expert meetings will be held on: reduction of threats to biodiversity; nature conservation for sustainable development; co-existence between humans and nature; and facilitating transboundary conservation and peace building. On Day 2, dialogues will take place on: transboundary conservation and peace building; harmonious coexistence between humans and wildlife; and resilient ecosystems and sustainable development. On Day 3, participants will be invited to visit one World Heritage site, two Ramsar Sites as well as their adjacent local communities.  

Dates: 7-9 July 2015  
Venue: International Convention Center Jeju, 2700 Jungmun-dong, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, South Korea   Location: Jeju City, Jeju (Cheju-Do), Republic of Korea 
Contact: World Leaders Conservation Forum 2015 Secretariat 
Phone: +82 2 3475 2645   fax: +82 2 3475 2656  
E-mail: master@wlcf.kr  
www: http://www.wlcf.kr/eng/

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