​​​​In 2020, Marseille will host the World Conservation Congress. The mission of this event is to define strategies for environmental conservation and sustainable development through different conferences, as well as to offer a large open exhibition space for the general public. If you also want to contribute to change, you can't miss the 2020 edition! Our Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation​ high-speed trains connect different points of the Spanish geography with Marseille so that you arrive just in time.


The 3 main axes of the World Conservation Congress

For more than a week, experts and influential people from different nations will debate topics on biodiversity or climate change - Images from their website

The World Conservation Congress will once again put the focus on what really matters, namely our planet. From June 11 to 19, 2020, the city of Marseille will welcome more than 1.300 organizations from over 160 countries around the world, who will share their knowledge with the public on topics such as landscape management, freshwater conservation, ocean health and climate change.

The Congress will develop following three well-defined axes:

● Exhibition
The area will be open to the entire public, who will find stands and exhibition spaces in it. Through them, exhibitors and professionals will be able to show their research and innovations to the attendees. The space can be visited from June 12 to 17.

● Forum
Parallel to the development of the Exhibition, there will be a series of sessions aimed at addressing the economic, social, scientific and technical dimensions of conservation and sustainable development: from human rights to climate change, oceans or wildlife.

● Members Assembly
The last part of the Congress will be reserved for this supreme decision-making body of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the organizing body of the event. In this assembly, government members, indigenous leaders and other civil society organizations will establish the guidelines that will mark the relationship of human beings with the environment. The Members' Assembly will take place from June 16 to 19.

Activities For The Attendees

The general public is a fundamental pillar of this informative Congress. The Generations for Nature areas are one of many spaces that will be available to the attendees throughout the event. In this area, visitors will have the opportunity to go deeper into topics such as biodiversity and learn a little more about its impact on nature. They will be able to visit stands as well as to participate in workshops and other constructive experiences.

There will also be the France Pavilion, a must-see stand located at the entrance of the Exhibition Hall. This space will focus on the country's contribution to environmental conservation, and there will also be round tables, among other activities, aimed at the general public.

The World Conservation Congress will be held at Parc Chanot in Marseille. Get on our Renfe-SNCF in Cooperation high-speed trains to arrive on time for an event that will completely change the way you think.

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