BUILDING THE FUTURE OF CONSERVATION CAPACITY

Welcome

Building sufficient conservation capacity to tackle the growing environmental issues around the world will be a major challenge in the 21st century. Join the international conservation community at the fourth Capacity Building for Conservation (CBC) conference to discuss and develop effective solutions to a range of capacity building issues.

Conference date

30 July to 1 August, 2019
conservation fieldwork

what will the meeting cover?

The conference has 5 core themes:

  • THEME 1: Mapping capacity building provision and needs.
    • Developing national level metrics of capacity building provision and need.
    • Landscape Analysis of Conservation Capacity Building Needs and Recommendations.
    • Capacity building for conservation leadership: needs, gaps, and opportunities.
  • THEME 2: Regional perspectives
    • A review of specific capacity issues from Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, Australasia and Oceania.
  • THEME 3: Cross-cutting capacity visions for the future
    • Vision 1: A fully professionalised conservation sector
    • Vision 2: The ability to evaluate our capacity building activities
    • Vision 3: Gender equality in conservation
    • Vision 4: Appropriate capacity within the next generation of conservation professionals
    • Vision 5: Capacity delivered through innovative partnerships
  • THEME 4: Funding capacity building: donor perspectives & interactions
    • A chance for donors and practitioners to exchange perspectives, expectations and innovations.
  • THEME 5: Tools for conservation capacity: overviews, discussions, experiences
    • An opportunity for delegates to discuss and experience a range of capacity building tools and methods.

Visit the programme page for more information about the preliminary conference programme.

Key output

A special edition of Oryx (the International Journal of Conservation) on driving forward capacity building solutions.

Where will the conference be held?

The conference will be held at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) conference suite in London.

ZSL London Zoo

Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK

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