Testimonials and endorsements

Top leaders and scientific experts around the world are talking about why the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016 in Hawaiʻi is an invaluable step in moving 2015’s historic agreements into action. Check this page frequently to see new videos and quotes. 


Henry Puna, Prime Minister, Cook Islands


Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and IUCN Patron of Nature


HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco


Jonathan Jarvis, Director of the US National Park Service


Bertrand Piccard, Solar Impulse Chairman and Pilot


Thomas Friedman, NY Times columnist


Peter Bakker, President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development 


Erik Solheim, Executive Director United Nations Environment Programme


Russ Mittermeier, Executive Vice Chair, Conservation International


Inger Andersen, IUCN Director General


Andrew Deutz, Director International Government Relations, The Nature Conservancy


Governor David Y. Ige, Governer, State of Hawai'i


Zhang Xinsheng, President IUCN


Jessica and Adam Sweidan, Co-Founders Synchronicity Earth


Sally Ranney, President and Co-Founder, American Renewable Energy Institute, IUCN Patron of Nature


Cyriaque Sendashonga, Global Director, IUCN Policy and Programme Group


Tim Christophersen, Senior Programme Officer, Forests and Climate Change, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)


William Winram, Freediving World Record Holder, IUCN Oceans Ambassador


Alec Baldwin




Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala



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