Events

Canadian Museum of Nature: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa, Barrick Salon, 3rd floor

The 2020 CC-IUCN Annual General Meeting was held January 28, 2020 in Ottawa. The agenda, with links to the presentation files in pdf format (if available), is below:

TopicSpeaker
Traditional welcomeElder Larry McDermott, Shabot, Obaadjiwan First Nation (Algonquin)
Welcome and report from the Chair: Activities of the past year
• Approval of the 2019 AGM Minutes
Lisa McLaughlin, President
Report from the TreasurerMeg Beckel, Treasurer
Report from the Governance CommitteeLisa McLaughlin
Report from the Membership CommitteeJames Bartram, Membership Committee Chair
Report from the Communications CommitteeElyse Curley, Communication Committee Chair
Report from the Youth Representatives
Introduction to the 2020 CCIUCN Youth Ambassadors
ShailynDrukis, Youth Ambassador Program Lead
Report from the Parks Canada Agency as Canada’s IUCN State MemberLisa Young, Director, Conservation Strategy Branch, Parks Canada Agency
Report from the IUCNRick Bates, Regional Councillor, North America
Frank Hawkins, Director, IUCN Office, North America
Report from the Nominations Committee: Election of 2020 Board of Directors Nominated slate for approval Lisa McLaughlin, Nominations Committee
FORUM DIAGOGUE – PART 1: SPECIAL SESSION ON YOUNG PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT
Session led by young professionals from the Ocean Bridge Canada Service Corps Program and involved other youth from the #NatureForAll community.Ocean Bridge and #NatureForAll Young Professionals
FORUM DIALOGUE – PART 2 (Domestic): CANADIAN CONSERVATION ADVANCEMENTS
Part 2: Introduction and ContextModerator: Lisa McLaughlin
Panel Presentation on Major Canadian Conservation Initiatives Progress Report on One With Nature: A Renewed Approach to Land and Freshwater Conservation in Canada (15 min) Marine Conservation Report (15 min) Indigenous-led Conservation Developments (15 min) Advancing Nature-Based Climate Solutions (15 min)Grant Hogg, Executive Director, Conservation Partnerships, Canadian Wildlife Service Christie Chute, Director of Marine Conservation, DFO Eli Enns, CCIUCN Board member, IISAAK OLAM Foundation Risa Smith, Chair WCPA Climate Change Specialist Group
Moderated Question and Answer PeriodModerator: Mike Wong
FORUM DIALOGUE – PART 3 (International): CANADA AND THE WORLD
1. Overview of Government of Canada Planning for the 2020 IUCN World Conservation Congress (Lisa Young) (10 minutes) The Post 2020 Agenda The CBD process for post 2020 and IUCNs evolving position (10 minutes) (Stephen Woodley) A review of resolutions for the WCC relevant to Post 2020 (5 minutes) (Mike Wong) ECCC thoughts on a Post 2020 agenda (10 minutes) (Niall O’dea) DFO thoughts on a Post 2020 agenda (10 minutes) (Paul Gillis)Moderator: Mike Wong, Regional Chair (WCPA, North America) Lisa Young, Director, Conservation Strategy Branch, Parks Canada Agency Stephen Woodley, Vice-Chair for Science and Biodiversity, WCPA Niall O’dea, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Canadian Wildlife Service Paul Gillis, Director General, International and Intergovernmental Affairs, DFO
#NatureForAll Youth Champions Summit at the WCCCWF Young Professionals
United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity Post-2020 Framework discussionsBasile van Havre, Co-Chair, CBD Post-2020 Open Ended Working Group
Closing and adjournmentElder Larry McDermott & Mike Wong

The 2019 CC-IUCN Annual General Meeting was held January 24, 2019 in Ottawa. The agenda, with links to the presentation files in pdf format (if available), is below.

AGM BUSINESS MEETING 
Traditional welcomeElder Larry McDermott, Shabot, Obaadjiwan First Nation (Algonquin)
Welcome and report from the Chair: Activities of the past yearMeg Beckel, CC-IUCN President
Report from the TreasurerMeg Beckel on behalf of Brian Roberts (CC-IUCN Treasurer)
Report from the Membership CommitteeLisa McLaughlin, Chair, Membership Committee
Report from the Communications CommitteeElyse Curley, Chair, Communications Committee
Report from the Youth Representatives: 2019/20 Youth Ambassador Program RenewalShailyn Drukis, Board Member and Youth Ambassador Lead
Report from the Parks Canada Agency as Canada’s IUCN State MemberDarlene Upton, Vice President, Protected Area Establishment and Conservation
Report from the IUCN Council

 

IUCN in North America

Rick Bates, Regional Councillor, North America

 

Frank Hawkins, Director, IUCN Office, North America

Report from the Nominations Chair: Election of Board of DirectorsDawn Carr, Nominations Committee Chair, CC-IUCN Secretary
 
FORUM DIALOGUE – PART 1: SELECT IUCN COMMISSION REPORTS AND CONNECTIONS TO CANADA
Part 1 Context: Overview of the IUCN and its 6 CommissionsMeg Beckel, CC-IUCN President
1.2 Commission for Ecosystem Management (CEM)

 

Commission on Ecosystem Management: its activities and possibilities to Canada

Liette Vasseur, Vice-chair (North America) and Chair (Ecosystem Governance Thematic Group) at the Commission for Ecosystem Management
1.3 Commission on Education and Communication (CEC)

 

CEC Initiatives: #NatureForAll and the Canadian coalition

Sean Southey, CEC Chair / Co-chair #NatureForAll
1.4 World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA)

 

Introduction to the work of the WCPA

Program Initiatives: IUCN Green List and Key Biodiversity Area’s in Canada

Mike Wong, Regional Chair for North America, WPCA

 

Stephen Woodley, Vice-chair for Science and Biodiversity, WCPA

FORUM DIALOGUE – PART 2: CONSERVATION INITIATIVES AND THEIR APPLICATION IN CANADA
2: Introduction and ContextMeg Beckel, CC-IUCN President
2.1 Furthering Indigenous-led Conservation: What does Aichi Target 18 mean to Conservation in CanadaLarry McDermott, Plenty Canada
2.2 Canada and the United Nations Convention on Biological DiversityScott Wilson, CBD lead, Environment Canada
2.3 Update and progress report on Canada’s effort to meet Target 1: 
2.3.1 Pan-Canadian Approach to Transforming Species at Risk Conservation in Canada & Canada Nature Fund Species StreamKaaren Lewis. Executive Lead, Pan Canadian Approach and Species at Risk Program, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Sarah Fraser, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment and Climate Change Canada
2.3.2 Update on Aquatic Stream of Canada’s Nature LegacyKate Ladell, A/Director, Species at Risk Operations, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
3. CC-IUCN Members’ Dialogue: 5 Minutes Member Updates: 
3.1 Canada’s Biosphere Reserves and the Pathway to Canada Target 1:

 

 

Monica Shore, Canadian Biosphere Reserves Association 3.2 People of the ice bridge: The future of the Pikialasorsuaq Stephanie Meakin, Inuit Circumpolar Council 4. Facilitated discussion to engage member input into 2019 CC-IUCN priorities Lisa McLaughlin, CC-IUCN Board Member Closing words

Closing and adjournment Elder Larry McDermott

Meg Beckel, CC-IUCN President

2018 Annual General Meeting

The 2018 CC-IUCN Annual General Meeting and Forum was held January 18, 2018 in Ottawa. The proceedings were recorded and may be viewed here. The formal proposed minutes are here.

2017 Annual General Meeting

The 2017 CC-IUCN Annual General Meeting was held January 19, 2017 in Ottawa. The proposed minutes are here. The agenda, with links to the presentation files if available, is below.

TopicSpeaker
AGM Business meeting 
Report from the Chair: activities of the past yearMeg Beckel
Report from the TreasurerMike Wong
Report from the Youth Ambassadors: World Conservation Congress and beyondShailyn Drukis,
Samantha McBeth
Report from the Nominations Chair: election for new board membersMike Wong
  
Forum dialogue 
Canada’s Climate PlanFrédéric Beauregard Tellier,
Climate policy office, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Green Budget CoalitionAndrew Van Iterson, Manager, Green Budget Coalition
World Environment DayJulie Boucher, Manager World Environment Day, Environment and Climate Change Canada
News from members : Biodiversity Without Boundaries 2017Patrick Henry, NatureServe Canada
The Hawaii Commitments from the World Conservation CongressRick Bates, IUCN Regional Councillor
#NatureForAll:

 

 

Parks for All Karen Keenleyside, Parks Canada;

Dawn Carr, Canadian Parks Council Pathway to Canada Target One
En route vers l’objectif 1 du Canada Nadine Crookes, Parks Canada Growing Forward – consultation on Canada’s agriculture industry Carolyn Callaghan, Canadian Wildlife Federation

2016 Annual General Meeting

The 2016 CC-IUCN Annual General Meeting was held on January 19, 2016 in Ottawa. The proposed minutes are here.

 2015 Canadian Regional Conservation Forum

The Canadian Regional Conservation Forum for IUCN was held on September 10, 2015 in Ottawa. The main purpose of the Forum was to review and provide input on the 2017-2020 IUCN Programme and to review and provide feedback on the draft agenda for the World Conservation Congress.

The Facilitators Summary Report is available here as a pdf file.

The Forum was webcast and is available to view online at http://archive.isiglobal.ca/cmn/2015-09-10.html