One-year countdown to world’s leading biodiversity event begins

13 June 2019

“Biodiversity is now on the international agenda to the same degree as the fight against climate change. It is essential to create an international dynamic in favourof biodiversity, with increased awareness and the involvement of the general public. By hosting and co-organisingthis World Conservation Congress, France is proud to play its full leadership role alongside IUCN in protecting and valuing biodiversity”, says Emmanuelle Wargon, Minister of State for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition.