EAD hosts 4th IUCN Species Survival Commission Leaders' Meeting in Abu Dhabi

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Under the patronage of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, EAD, the Species Survival Commission, SSC, of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN, today opened its four-day Leaders' Meeting in the UAE capital. The conference has brought together more than 350 conservation experts, including the IUCN Secretariat and other IUCN commissions, Red List authority coordinators, UAE-based conservationists, SSC partners, as well as members of academia. During the meeting that will conclude on 9th October, leaders will seek to produce a declaration emphasising conservation action for species as a shared responsibility, and calling on countries to adopt and implement an ambitious and effective post-2020 global species target.

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