Prince Carl Philip visits the IUCN World Conservation Congress

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Prince Carl Philip visits the Blue Pavilion at the World Conservation Congress. From left: photographer Mattias Klum, Prince Carl Philip, Dan Laffoley from WCPA (the World Commission on Protected Areas), Jennifer Foulkes from Google Ocean and Carl Gustaf Lundin from IUCN. Photo: WCC

On Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 September, Prince Carl Philip visited the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea.
The Prince, one of several patrons of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), began his visit by listening to a seminar on the latest trends within sustainable environmental development.
 
The Prince then attended a meeting for the organisation's patrons.
 
During the afternoon, The Prince took part in the World Leaders Dialogue seminar. In the evening, he presented honorary memberships of the IUCN at a special ceremony.
 
On Wednesday morning, The Prince met South Korea's Minister of Environment Young-Sook Yoo.
 
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