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IUCN World Conservation Congress

Title: IUCN World Conservation Congress
Date: 5-14 October 2008
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Host: IUCN

Highlights:
• Island Journey sessions and for the first time a GLISPA Booth to raise profile of islands
• GLISPA side-event on Regional 'Challenges' for conservation: a groundbreaking model for national leadership, collaboration and conservation impact
• Island Fiesta reception with official hand over of GLISPA Coordination from TNC to IUCN
• Launch of the IUCN Island Initiative
• Motion recognizing IUCN for hosting the GLISPA Secretariat approved by the Assembly

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