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Conservation through development by educating policymakers, facilitating public-private partnerships, and driving innovative solutions to natural resource management challenges.

ZPCC Foundation | ICCF Zambia

ICCF Zambia collaborates with leaders from Zambia’s business and NGO sectors to support and guide the Zambia Parliamentary Conservation Caucus (ZPCC) with sound information and innovative solutions to Zambia’s natural resource management challenges. Our role is to support and advise the caucus in identifying high-priority concerns and address them to develop innovative policies and programs.


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About the ZPCC

A multi-party coalition of Members of Parliament with a commitment to elevating the role that stewardship of natural resources plays in Zambian domestic policy.

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Strategic Plan

Members of the ZPCC recognize that a focus on resource security within Parliament is vital to ensuring Zambia’s stability and prosperity.

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29 November 2017

Roundtable Discussion on Multilateral Environmental Agreements

ICCF Colombia convened a roundtable to discuss the importance of the ratification of several multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) for sustainable development in Colombia.

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08 November 2017

National Security Briefing: Maritime Law Enforcement

On Wednesday, November 8th, the Oceans Caucus Foundation hosted the second of its National Security Briefing Series with Vice Admiral Charles Ray on the role of the U.S. Coast Guard in ocean protection, maritime partnerships, and modern technology.

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07 November 2017

The ICCF Group, Space For Giants, and Stop Ivory Publish Best Practices for Wildlife Crime Enforcement

The ICCF Group, Space for Giants, and Stop Ivory have launched a suite of new advisory documents that can guide authorities and policymakers as they enact and enforce stronger laws against wildlife and forestry crime. The documents draw on the insight of experienced legal practitioners in the wildlife and environmental fields.

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25 October 2017

ICCF Coordinates High-Level Dialogue for Conservation and Development in Crucial Okavango Region

On Wednesday, October 25th, the ICCF hosted Members of the U.S. Congress, including Co-Chairs of the International Conservation Caucus, for a high-level dialogue focused on the important Okavango River watershed region.

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24 October 2017

The Last Animals: Featured Film Clips and Panel Discussion

On October 24, ICCF hosted a panel discussion on the illegal wildlife trade, featuring film clips from The Last Animals, a film by photojournalist Kate Brooks. In addition to Kate Brooks, panelists included Lisa Dougan, President and CEO of Invisible Children, and Colin Sheldon of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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12 October 2017

ICCF’s International Conservation Corps Undertakes Field Mission in Peru

ICCF’s International Conservation Corps program carried out a field mission in partnership with the country’s National Services for Protected Areas (SERNANP) to define areas of collaboration in which the ICCF program can support Peru through expert technical assistance.

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06 October 2017

Managing Human-Elephant Conflict in Southeast Asia

On October 6, ICCF hosted a U.S. Congressional staff briefing with the International Elephant Foundation (IEF) on managing human-elephant conflict in Southeast Asia.

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04 October 2017

Legislators Sign Declaration to Strengthen Mexico’s Commitment to CITES Compliance in NAFTA Negotiations

Under the leadership of Senator Marcela Guerra, Co-Chair of the Mexican Conservation Parliamentary Group, participating Members of Congress signed a legislative declaration committing to Mexico’s compliance with CITES and calling for NAFTA parties to consider provisions promoting sustainable, traceable trade.

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03 October 2017

National Security Briefing: Science & Technology to Prevent Ocean Crimes

On October 3rd, the Oceans Caucus Foundation hosted the first in a series of briefings on National Security. This briefing, featuring speakers from the Consortium for Ocean Leadership and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), centered on the role of science and technology in preventing ocean crimes.

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27 September 2017

Colombian Ocean Governance: A Forum for Policy Developments and Territorial Solutions.

With the leadership of the Oceans Caucus Co-Chair and Vice-Chair of the Senate's Fifth Committee Daira Galvis, an ICCF Breakfast was held for members of the Conservation Caucus, the Oceans Caucus, and the Colombian Commission for Oceans

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20 September 2017

Committing to International Conservation Through Public-Private Partnerships

As world leaders gathered in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, The ICCF Group brought together leaders at the highest levels of government, business, and the nonprofit sector to celebrate successful public-private partnerships for conservation and encourage continued market-driven efforts to conserve the world's natural resources.

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20 September 2017

Colombia to Strengthen its Sustainable Growth Policies

The Secretary General of the Senate of the Republic, along with representatives of the Center of Research and High Legislative Studies and the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF), presented the Global Institute for Green Growth’s model for sustainable development through legislative action.

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18 September 2017

Strengthening Colombia National Parks' Interpretation Capacity

The ICCF International Conservation Corps has initiated on-the-ground work in Tayrona National Park to carry out workshops that will strengthen the interpretation and communication capacities for the park.

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14 September 2017

Naibunga Stakeholders Workshop on Peace and Security for Conservation

The Naibunga Conservancy, led by ICCF International Conservation Corps Project Manager John Olekeshine, hosted a two-day workshop with stakeholders to discuss peace and security for conservation.

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08 September 2017

Assessing Ecotourism Potential in San Juan del Cesar, Colombia

From September 6-8, Members of ICCF’s International Conservation Corps visited San Juan del Cesar in La Guajira, Colombia and its newly designated Protected Forest Preserve: the Manantial de Cañaverales.

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05 September 2017

Forum: The Contribution of Forest Ecosystems for Sustainable Development in Mexico

On September 5, the Mexican Conservation Parliamentary Group, in conjunction with ICCF Mexico, hosted a forum on the “Contribution of Forests Toward Achieving Sustainable Development Goals.”

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01 September 2017

Malawi Caucus Members Visit Tanzania, Develop Recommendations for Forest Management

In August, members of the Malawi Parliamentary Conservation Caucus (MPCC) embarked on an ICCF Group-facilitated educational mission to Tanzania in order to learn and share best practices in the management of forests and national parks . . .

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23 August 2017

Advancing the Development of Responsible Mining in Peru

The Peruvian Conservation Caucus (CCP); the Committee on Andean, Amazon, and Afroperuvian Villages, Environment, and Ecology; the Peruvian Society on Environmental Rights (SPDA); and The ICCF Group serving as Secretary of CCP, with the support of multisectoral leaders of the highest level, gathered for the first roundtable to discuss illegal gold mining.

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03 August 2017

Senate Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Save our Seas (SOS) Act

Members of the United States Senate voted unanimously to pass legislation crafted by Oceans Caucus Co-Chairs designed to address the growing crisis of marine debris. . . .

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18 July 2017

The Role of the Private Sector in Addressing Marine Debris

On July 18, the Oceans Caucus Foundation convened a Marine Debris Panel to discuss private-sector leadership in addressing marine debris . . .

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Mission
Supporting conservation through development by educating policymakers, facilitating public-private partnerships, and driving innovative solutions to the county’s foremost conservation and economic development challenges
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Strategy
Convening leaders and innovators in business, conservation, and global development to collaborate with policymakers and provide sector-specific expertise that drives conservation through natural resources-based development strategies
 

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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…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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