Promoting action to build resilient and sustainable island communities

8th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas: Conservation serving communities, in a rapidly changing world

Date: October 22-26, 2007
Location: Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Conservation Action Strategy for the Pacific up to 2012 was developed. Objectives included:
  • Ensuring that conservation has a development context that recognises, respects and supports sustainable livelihoods and community development aspirations
  • Identifying, conserving and sustainably managing priority sites, habitats and ecosystems
  • Protecting and recovering threatened species and species of ecological, cultural and economic significance
  • Managing threats to biodiversity, especially climate change impacts and invasive species
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