IUCN World Conservation Congress

2016 World Conservation Congress

At the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) 2016 World Conservation Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii, a delegation from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, including faculty, alumni, staff and students, joined thousands of other world leaders in environmental law to take part in workshops, events, and votes on critical sustainability and conservation issues. In partnership with the William S. Richardson School of Law at University of Hawaii, Pace Law held an international environmental law moot court focused on intergenerational climate justice and the international law response to the global climate crisis.

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2012 World Conservation Congress

At the 2012 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, Republic of Korea, the Pace Law delegation hosted a "Conservation Campus" on environmental adjudication. You can watch the workshops on IUCN's YouTube site.

Having been prepared by Pace Law students and faculty, the following Pace Law resolutions were adopted:

Previous World Conservation Congresses and General Assemblies:

Pace Law students and faculty attended:


  • 2008 World Conservation Congress - Barcelona, Spain
  • 2004 World Conservation Congress - Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2000 World Conservation Congress - Amman, Jordan
  • 1996 World Conservation Congress - Montreal, Canada
  • 19th General Assembly, 1994 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 18th General Assembly, 1990 - Perth, Australia
  • 17th General Assembly, 1988 - San José, Costa Rica