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Between now and Congress, we will highlight many conservation and sustainable development issues in the feed below. Please check back frequently as we add more stories on new topics every couple of weeks.

Pavilion event with cardboard chairs at the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016
07 Feb 2017
The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 held in Hawaiʻi, USA received the prestigious ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management System certification for its efforts to minimise the environmental impacts of the event.  
Crowd applause
14 Dec 2016
"Nothing is more important than the topic before this World Conservation Congress, the Planet at a Crossroads" – Sally Jewell, US Secretary of the Interior
Hawaii Commitments
25 Nov 2016
A changing climate
21 Sep 2016
The IUCN World Conservation Congress held in Hawai'i this month calls on the global community to implement effective, inclusive nature-based solutions to climate change. 
Traditional Hawaiian dancers at the IUCN Congress closing ceremony
16 Sep 2016
The IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 embraced the “Aloha Spirit” throughout the Congress. 
Nature for all
12 Sep 2016
Honolulu, Hawai'i, 10 September 2016 (IUCN) – Fantastic Beasts’ Alison Sudol and executives from National Geographic, Parks Canada, Google Earth Outreach and Vulcan Productions were just a few of many leaders that took part in the launch of the #NatureForAll movement at the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress.
closing
11 Sep 2016
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 10 September 2016 (IUCN) – The IUCN World Conservation Congress closed today in Hawaiʻi, setting the global conservation agenda for the next four years and defining a roadmap for the implementation of the historic agreements adopted in 2015.
vaka sail
11 Sep 2016
Today, Members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) adopted the Hawai‘i Commitments, an innovative document that sets out the opportunities to meet key conservation challenges identified at the IUCN World Conservation Congress.
president iucn
10 Sep 2016
Today, Members of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) elected the President, Treasurer, Commission Chairs and Regional Councillors across eight global regions for 2016 – 2020 at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai‘i.  
Indigenous people
10 Sep 2016
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 9 September 2016 (IUCN) – Key decisions boosting support for Indigenous peoples’ rights have been adopted by IUCN State, government and civil society members today at the IUCN World Conservation Congress taking place in Hawaiʻi. 

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