The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress brings together thousands of global leaders in sustainable development to discuss ideas, action and solutions for a diverse and sustainable world.
WRI will have a sizable presence at the conference. Events includes launches of three publications: the World Resource Report 2008, Ecosystem Services: A Guide for Decision Makers, and a Japanese version of the Corporate Ecosystem Services Review.
In addition, several WRI experts will speak on topics including deforestation and governance. The full schedule of events is listed below.
WRI Documents for IUCN
- [Press Release](node/10356)
- [Press Conference Slide Show](#wrr_pressconf)
- Quick Guide
- [Press Release](node/10355)
- Quick Guide
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|Launch of [Ecosystem Services: A Guide for Decision Makers](node/9503), with [Janet Ranganathan](user/189) and European Investment Bank, The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNDP, Conservation International, and Duke University.||Monday, October 6,
|Assessing Government’s Performance on Public Access to Information, Participation and Justice, a learning opportunity and workshop.||Tuesday, October 7,
|Hotel AC Barcelona, Room Eixample|
|Developing Corporate Strategies to Manage Risks and Opportunities Related to Ecosystem Services, with [John Finisdore](user/315), the WBCSD, Syngenta, and Mondi.||Tuesday, October 7,
|Book Launch of [World Resources 2008: Roots of Resilience](node/9837), with [Manish Bapna](user/310), the Center for International Forestry Research, The World Bank, UNDP, and UNEP.||Tuesday, October 7,
|Keeping Up: Using the Latest Technology to Curb Deforestation, with [Fred Stolle](user/213)||Wednesday, October 8,
|Points of Entry: Reforming Environmental Governance and Improving Livelihoods through Increased Public Access to Decision-Making, workshop and discussion.||Wednesday, October 8,
|Launch of the Japanese Version of the [Corporate Ecosystem Services Review](node/9507), with Hitachi Chemicals and the World Business Council on Sustainable Development.||Wednesday, October 8,
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