IUCN-Africa Protected Areas Congress (IUCN-APAC)

The first continent-wide IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) takes place 18th-23rd July 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda and online
 IUCN-Africa Protected Areas Congress (IUCN-APAC)

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"The African conservation agenda should be owned and driven by us. Our people stand to harvest the benefits and it is also our responsibility" - H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) is the first ever continent-wide gathering of African leaders, citizens, and interest groups to discuss the role of protected areas in conserving nature, safeguarding Africa’s iconic wildlife, delivering vital life-supporting ecosystem services, promoting sustainable development while conserving Africa’s cultural heritage and traditions.

Over 1500 participants are expected from across the continent to examine Africa's protected areas in the context of conserving biodiversity, delivering ecosystem services and contributing to community well-being and economic development. 

Those unable to attend in person can access the congress livestreams via registering for a virtual participation pass.

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about 2 years ago

Thanks for sharing, @Christine Tansey