Environmental & Pandemic Disasters: IUCN World Conservation Congress
The most recent IUCN World Conservation Congress was conducted in Honolulu, Hawaii September 1 - 10, 2016. Held every four years, it brings together several thousand leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, indigenous peoples, business, and academia, with the goal of conserving the environment and harnessing the solutions nature offers to global challenges.
Representatives of the Global Development Risk Mitigation Foundation attended the Congress and included CEO Elizabeth Chan (pictured here), Advisor to the Foundation, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Darryll Wong (who is also the CEO of the Disaster organization of the Risk Mitigation group of non-profits and also pictured here) and David Day, the Chairman of the Risk Mitigation Foundation (center). Also present was Prof. Kerry Gershaneck, a Risk Mitigation Advisor, who is not pictured here.