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Some Possible Outcomes
Objective: Co-operate in a spirit of global partnership to conserve, protect and restore the health and integrity of the global whale populations as part of the ecosystem.
An ecosystem approach aimed at all aspects of sustainability including habitat and prey, a precautionary approach and prior environmental impact assessments.
“The breakdown of dialogue on the construction of dams worldwide - between NGOs, the private sector, governments and international organisations such as the World Bank - was imposing considerable costs on all parties. The World Bank and the IUCN realised that no group involved in the conflict could resolve the stalemate alone.”
Mandate to review the development effectiveness of large dams and develop internationally acceptable criteria, guidelines and standards for large dams.
Case studies, thematic review reports and stakeholder events.