The next IUCN World Conservation Congress, the world’s largest environmental decision-making forum, is approaching fast. It will take place from 3 to 11 September 2021 in Marseille, France, in a “hybrid” format with the option of remote participation for some parts of the event.

MedPAN is strongly mobilised and will be present, along with its partners, on many events. A number of dates are already confirmed for MedPAN, others will be communicated later.

4 Sept  – 19:00-23:30

Special evening event of the new global alliance of networks of MPA managers and conservation trust funds / networks of trust funds (invitation-only event)

5 Sept – 10:00-12:00

Finance Pavilion – The new global alliance of networks of MPA managers and conservation trust funds / networks of trust funds

5 Sept – 15:15-16:15

Ocean Pavilion –  The cooperation between networks of MPA managers in the atlantic region – EU Ocean Governancce project

6 Sept – 11:30-13:00

MBPC (Mediterranean Biodiversity Community) Campus Session – The contribution of the Interregg Med MPA NETWORKS project

6 Sept – 14:10-15:00

Mediterranean Pavilion – Networks of MPA managers in the Mediterranean and beyond – A new dynamics to reach MPA targets

Several meetings will also be organised in cunjunction with the congress with a Steering Committee of the MPA NETWORKS project on 1st September in the afternoon, a MedPAN Board of Directors on 2 September in the afternoon and 3rd in the morning and a technical workshop of the GEF project “Build back a blue and stronger Mediterranean” on 9 September from 15h to 17h.