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Our mission is to advance conservation governance by building political support, providing on-the-ground solutions.

What Makes Us Different

The ICCF Group serves a congressional caucus model to build political will around unifying topics of natural resource management. Our programs engage political decision makers in the United States and partner nations, and deploy top conservation professionals from U.S. and Canadian governments. In this capacity we work to ensure the sustained buy-in of governments for the efficacy of projects to conserve ecosystems vital to our global economy.


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End Game

Calling U.S. response to the African elephant and rhinoceros poaching crisis.


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Addressing the Poaching Crisis

Building political will to improve governance on wildlife, toughening policies across borders, and accessing international support.

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Managing Healthy Fish Populations

Meeting rising nutritional demands, protecting fish species, and preserving the economic well-being of fishermen—now and over the long term.

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The Latest with ICCF

December 14, 2016

Malawi Passes Wildlife Amendments, Stiffens Penalties for Poachers, Traffickers

The Parliament of Malawi passed amendments to its Wildlife and National Parks Act, the first in over 20 years, to deter poaching and illegal wildlife trafficking. The co-chairs of the Malawi Parliamentary Conservation Caucus (MPCC) played a leading role.

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December 07, 2016

Mozambique Passes Wildlife Trafficking and Logging Legislation

Mozambique’s parliament this month passed new legislation to protect its natural resources by cracking down on illegal trade in protected wildlife and illegal logging in its hardwood forests.

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November 10, 2016

First NACOPAC Stakeholder Engagement Forum On Wildlife Management

Members of Parliament from the Namibian Conservation Parliamentary Caucus (NACOPAC), with The ICCF Group and NACSO, convened wildlife management stakeholders in Windhoek on November 10th, 2016 to discuss Namibia’s wildlife conservation and governance strategies.

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November 04, 2016

Institutional & Strategic Plan Reformulation for Colombian Parks Nears Completion

Two members of ICCF’s International Conservation Corps, Terry Moore and Barbara Goodman, both with years of experience with the US National Parks Service, have been working with the National Parks of Colombia for the past year to provide technical support for the evaluation and reformulation of the PAI...

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October 31, 2016

ICCF and Mexican Senator Ninfas Salinas Launch RILDA

Senator Ninfas Salinas, Chairperson of the Mexican Senate Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources and Co-Founder of the Mexican Conservation Parliamentary Group, led the official launch of the Inter-American Network of Legislators on Environmental Rights.

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October 12, 2016

Conservation Caucus Established in Uganda

On Tuesday, October 11th, The ICCF Group and the Leaders in Conservation and Tourism Initiative facilitated a meeting in the Parliament of Uganda to re-establish the Uganda Parliamentary Tourism & Conservation Caucus (UPTCC). Former UPTCC founding co-chair Hon. Flavia Kabahenda led discussions...

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October 11, 2016

CITES Parties Recognize the Importance of Trophy Hunting for Wildlife Conservation

The 183 countries party to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) concluded the 17th Meeting of the Conference of Parties in Johannesburg, South Africa. Parties adopted several important resolutions committing to tackle key issues

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October 07, 2016

END Wildlife Trafficking Act Becomes Law

The U.S. House of Representatives voted by unanimous consent to pass the END Wildlife Trafficking Act. The bipartisan legislation also passed the Senate unanimously the week prior. Founding Co-Chair of the International Conservation Caucus (ICC) and Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Chairman Ed Royce...

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October 06, 2016

Analyzing the Links between Transnational Organized Crime & Ivory Trafficking

ICCF Kenya and the Parliamentary Conservation Caucus - Kenya Chapter (PCC-K) convened a meeting of senior-ranking Members of Parliament with experts in transnational organized crime to discuss links between organized criminal trafficking networks and the illegal ivory/wildlife trade.

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September 15, 2016

Celebrating Mozambique’s Commitment to Conservation

On September 14th in Washington, D.C., The ICCF Group hosted His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique, for a U.S. Congressional Member Dinner to recognize his leadership in expanding conservation efforts in Mozambique

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Mission
Advancing conservation governance through political will and on-the-ground solutions to ensure sustained economic benefits while preserving ecological integrity
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Strategy
Building coalitions of decision-makers invested in pragmatic and prudent conservation and development governance

Conservation & Development Can Reinforce Each Other


Addressing the Avoidable Paradox
Conservation and development are not opposing ideas and can in fact be reinforcing.

The ICCF Group’s strategy lends a solution to preventing mismanagement of natural resources by engaging policymakers within their respective countries to successfully govern their natural resources.


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Leaders in Conservation

…THE PROSPERITY OF OUR PEOPLE DEPENDS DIRECTLY ON THE ENERGY AND INTELLIGENCE WITH WHICH OUR NATURAL RESOURCES ARE USED”

U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

 

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