Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak
A nominee for IUCN President
Razan is seeking nominations for IUCN President. She is fully supported by the government of the United Arab Emirates – the country in which she leads the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi and the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. She has the experience and capacity to lead the IUCN, together with its members, into a new era of effective and impactful nature conservation.
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While IUCN is a conservation organization, the Union must continue to support sustainable development. IUCN should strive for a world in which all people have a quality of life that gives them both dignity and opportunities, but within the ecological limits of our planet. IUCN’s science-based approach and its diverse membership enable it rise above the polarization of ideas and opinions that so often prevent progress.
We must work to provide unbiased evidence that empowers sound decision-making for the sake of our planet. And we need to do this in a framework where every level of society can engage, including governments, civil society, indigenous communities, and our youth.
The threat to our oceans requires a cross-country, collaborated solution. No single nation can address this problem on its own. Global partnerships must underscore our collective commitment to the protection of local marine biodiversity, equitable governance of coastal activities, and sustainable management of our marine resources.