International Year of Forests

What next?

We ask prominent figures from around the world, representing both the public and the private sector, what they see as the greatest priorities for saving biodiversity after 2010, the International Year of Biodiversity.


Our speakers include: Steven Broad, Executive Director of TRAFFIC International, Monique Barbut, CEO, Global Environment Facility, Peter Bos, Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, Tanya Abrahamse, South African National biodiversity Institute, Maanee Lee, Minister of Environment of the Republic of Korea,  August Mesker, Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers, Roko Žarnić, Minister of the Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia, Warren Evans, Director, Environment Department, The World Bank, Dilhan C. Fernando, Dilmah Conservation and Kirsi Sormunen, Vice-president and Head, Sustainability Operations, Nokia.


Message from the Director General: 2010 The International Year of Biodiversity

IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefèvre sums up what we have achieved during the International Year of Biodiversity


SOS: Save Our Species

Find out more about IUCN work in building a global species conservation fund