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World Heritage at the 2012 IUCN Congress

The World Conservation Congress is IUCN's landmark event, where world leaders and conservationists gather to take joint decisions on the global conservation agenda. It is composed of two parts: the Forum, an open knowledge-sharing platform; and the Members' Assembly, where IUCN's 1,200 Members vote on the most pressing conservation issues.

World Heritage at the 2012 IUCN Congress Forum

18 events in Jeju were dedicated to World Heritage. You can access full details below: 

World Heritage at the 2012 Members' Assembly

The Members' Assembly gathers every four years at the IUCN Congress to make joint decisions on the global conservation agenda. In 2012, two Resolutions adopted by Members were in direct relation with natural World Heritage:

WCC-2012-Res-046-EN: Strengthening the World Heritage Convention
WCC-2012-Res-046-FR: Renforcer la Convention du patrimoine mondial
WCC-2012-Res-046-SP: Refuerzo de la Convencion del Patrimonio Mundial

WCC-2012-Res-047-EN: Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the context of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention
WCC-2012-Res-047-FR: Mise en oeuvre de la Declaration des NU sur les droits des peuples autochtones dans le contexte de la Convention du patrimoine mondial de l UNESCO
WCC-2012-Res-047-SP: Implementación de la Declaracion de las Naciones Unidas sobre los derechos de los pueblos indigenas en el contexto de la Convencion del Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO

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