WCC 2016 Res 085 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and 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 Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy 2013-2016 (CEESP)
IUCN Commission on Education and Communication 2017-2020 (CEC)
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2009-2012 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Yes
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
NOTE: Total list of IUCN Members involved in implementation are available in attached document.
Implementation
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Education/Communication/Raising awareness
Scientific/technical activities
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
IUCN #NatureForAll is now a 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/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
Significant 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 2020. CEC chair, deputy chair, consultant, members and their organisations contributed voluntarily time that could be counted as two full staff equivalent. The need for an engaging partner-strategy and fund-raising plan is in development.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Convene stakeholders/Networking:

The #NatureForAll Youth Champions pavilion at the IUCN Congress 2020 Forum will be a convening space for youth leadership and intergenerational partnerships, whilethe Youth Champions Summit during the Members Assembly will bring together 400 youth from around the world in Marseille to deliver
a strong message from the generation with the most at stake to the decision-makers at who will meet in Kunming just four months later.

Convene stakeholders/Networking:

Meetings with IUCN #NatureForAll partners in Africa, India, and other countries/regions to identify collaborative opportunities and commit to action.

Policy influencing/advocacy:

Contributions to scientific, social scientific, and policy discussions around nature connectedness and support for conservation, including a planned presence at CBD COP-15

Scientific/technical activities:

Convene the new International Children and Nature working group, a collaboration with the Children & Nature Network and other #NatureForAll partners to explore the most promising opportunities for connecting children with nature at a global scale.

Scientific/technical activities:

Launch a #NatureForAll research and metrics working group to identify research gaps and base metrics for programming that connect people with nature.
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
On-going: implementation consisting of repetitive, recurrent action (attending meetings, reporting, etc.)
Additional information
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Yes