Side Events provide an opportunity for member based organisations to hold meetings or experts to hold discussions on high-level topics.


Current Side Events

(this page is updated as the program developments)



Side Event 1:

IUCN and Ecosystem Services: Oceania and Beyond

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) cordially invites all IUCN Members and Non-Members to attend a Side Event at the OESF 2019. Exploring IUCN’s strategies and work on ecosystem services and nature based solutions, both in the region and globally, this event will cover:

  • Introduction to IUCN and its role and experience on ecosystem services
  • Briefing on IUCN global and regional strategies
  • Examples of work and publications from IUCN Oceania and other IUCN Commissions
  • Collaboration between IPBES and IUCN
  • IUCN partnerships and Commission membership

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Coordinators: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management, ..


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Register now for the Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum