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WCC 2016 Res 085 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
Period covered: 
Geographic scope: 
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment / Australia
Parks Victoria / Australia
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service ( NSW NPWS ) / Australia
Centre for Coastal Environmental Conservation ( CCEC ) / Bangladesh
Nature Tropicale ( NT-ONG ) / Benin
Canadian Wildlife Federation ( CWF ) / Canada
Canadian Museum of Nature / Canada
Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums/ Aquariums et zoos accrédité du Canada ( CAZA ) / Canada
Nature Canada / Canada
Parks Canada Agency - Agence Parcs Canada / Canada
World Wildlife Fund Canada ( WWF - Canada ) / Canada
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society ( CPAWS ) / Canada
The Nature Conservancy of Canada ( NCC ) / Canada
David Suzuki Foundation ( DSF ) / Canada
Beijing Forestry Society ( BFS ) / China
EUROPARC Federation / Germany
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability - Africa, NPC ( ICLEI Africa ) / Germany
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH ( GIZ ) / Germany
Coral Triangle Center ( CTC ) / Indonesia
The Corbett Foundation ( TCF ) / India
Development Alternatives / India
Nature Conservation Society of Japan ( NACS-J ) / Japan
Wildlife Clubs of Kenya ( WCK ) / Kenya
Korea National Park Service ( KNPS ) / Republic of Korea
Fondo de Conservación El Triunfo A.C. ( FONCET ) / Mexico
Wetlands International / The Netherlands
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria ( EAZA ) / The Netherlands
Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists ( NEFEJ ) / Nepal
Wildlife Watch Group ( WWG ) / Nepal
Department of Conservation / New Zealand
World Association of Zoos and Aquariums ( WAZA ) / Spain
Zoological Society of London ( ZSL ) / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
BirdLife International / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Fauna & Flora International ( FFI ) / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Blue Ventures Conservation ( BV ) / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Natural History Museum, London / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust ( WWT ) / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland ( RZSS ) / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
PCI-Media Impact, Inc ( PCI Media ) / United States of America
National Geographic Society ( NGS ) / United States of America
Conservation International ( CI ) / United States of America
The Nature Conservancy ( TNC ) / United States of America
US Department of the Interior (National Park Service) / United States of America
Wildlife Conservation Society ( WCS ) / United States of America
Society for Ecological Restoration ( SER ) / United States of America
The Pew Charitable Trusts / United States of America
Hawai'i Conservation Alliance Foundation ( HCA ) / United States of America
Desert Botanical Garden ( DBG ) / United States of America
Rainforest Trust / United States of America
Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc. ( SFI ) / United States of America
Center for Large Landscape Conservation ( CLLC ) / United States of America
National Whistleblower Center ( NWC ) / United States of America
Paso Pacífico / United States of America
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
More than 150 additional organisations who are not IUCN members are part of the #NatureForAll coalition of partners engaged in implementing the resolution. The full list of partners, including those who are IUCN members (listed above) is available here
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Convene stakeholders/Networking• Developed a network of close to 200 partner organisations from 36 countries, representing all IUCN regions to collaborate in launching and supporting #NatureForAll within the IUCN's programme 2017-2020. • Convened communication experts at the National Geographic Society in Washington DC to discuss how to communicate "love of nature". • Convened Canadian partners at the Children and Nature Network International Conference in Vancouver to launch a Canadian national #NatureForAll network. On-going
Education/Communication/Raising awarenessDeveloped and shared, with partners, frameworks and other tools to replicate and scale up successful #NatureForAll programme areas, including: • The #NatureForAll Playbook, an Action Guide for Inspiring Love of Nature • 35+ success stories with partner insights and lessons learned, some of which are also featured on PANORAMA • The IUCN Youth Voices Curriculum Sourcebook (with the East-West Center and the IUCN Secretariat) Developed and shared communications tools to reach new audiences, including: • The "Imagine #NatureForAll video in 22 languages; and other videos that inspire and express connection with nature • A visually stunning comic book to share the #NatureForAll vision with new audiences Expanded the reach of the campaign component of #NatureForAll through: • Celebrating UN Environment Day (which focused on connecting with nature) with UN Environment and other partners, with over 3.5 million IUCN #NatureForAll social media impressions. • Reaching 1.3 million social media users in celebration of IUCN Goodwill Ambassador Alison Sudol (November 2016). • Activating the IUCN #NatureForAll coalition of partners to reach their collective social media audience of more than 205 million. • Partnering on the Peace Pals International Art Exhibition and Awards to celebrate peace and nature through children's art On-going
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
IUCN #NatureForAll is now an growing coalition of active partners and other collaborators who are working together to scale up the reach and impact of programming aimed at connecting people with nature and, in doing so, engendering increased support and action across sectors for nature conservation.
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
Signficant dedicated time and financial resources have been required to achieve these results. Parks Canada has contributed the time of 2 staff members plus additional resources through 2018.
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingMeetings with IUCN #NatureForAll partners in the United Kingdom and other countries/regions to identify collaborative opportunities and commit to action
Policy influencing/advocacyContributions to scientific, social scientific, and policy discussions around nature connectedness and support for conservation, including a planned side event at CBD SBI-2
Scientific/technical activitiesDevelopment of a global synthesis of evidence linking experiences in/connectedness with nature and support and action for conservation Identify research gaps to inform the development of a research agenda
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