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ICC Foundation | The ICCF

The ICCF brings together leaders at the highest level of government, business, and the NGO community. We set the conservation and environmental agenda by coordinating people with scientific expertise, organizations that support and manage programs on the ground, and policymakers who shape legislation.


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WHY INTERNATIONAL CONSERVATION BENEFITS THE U.S.

Bolstering America's Economy, improving our security,
& meeting our growing needs for natural resources.

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About the ICC

The ICCF directly supports the International Conservation Caucus (ICC) - the second largest U.S. Congressional Caucus. It is currently comprised of over 1/3 of the U.S. House of Representatives and over 1/4 of the U.S. Senate.


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We bring together leaders at the highest level of government, business, and the NGO community. We set the conservation agenda with policymakers who shape legislation.

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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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13 July 2017

OCF & Chairman Ed Royce Host Screening of L'Odyssée on Capitol Hill

On July 13, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) and the Oceans Caucus Foundation hosted a private screening of The Odyssey (L’Odyssée) – the story of the life and adventures of Jacques-Yves Cousteau . . .

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07 July 2017

Zimbabwe Caucus Workshop on Wildlife Governance

The Zimbabwe Parliamentary Conservation Caucus (ZimPCC) held a workshop with stakeholders from the Zimbabwean government, conservation NGOs, and the international law enforcement community on Friday, July 7th in Harare to discuss ways in which the country could improve wildlife management.

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06 July 2017

ICCF and Peru’s National Park Service Sign MoU for Capacity Building

Peru’s National Service of Natural Protected Areas (SERNANP) and The ICCF Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, formalizing a partnership between the two groups in their joint mission to identify and address obstacles for effective capacity building.

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21 June 2017

Combating Wildlife Trafficking: Are We Making a Global Impact?

Scott Roberton, Ph.D., Director of Counter-Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) for the Asia Program of the Wildlife Conservation Society, discussed the current state of the global illegal wildlife trade and shared WCS’s vision for continued progress in this fight.

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20 June 2017

Namibian President Signs Caucus-Backed Bill into Law

The Namibian Conservation Parliamentary Caucus (NACOPAC) supported the development of political will and expert input for the law through a series of workshops and briefings focused on illegal wildlife trafficking and managing human-wildlife conflict.

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16 June 2017

First Congressional Mission to Colombia National Park

With the support of ICCF Colombia, the Oceans Caucus of Colombia carried out the first Congressional Field Mission to Tayrona's National Park.

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07 June 2017

The ICCF Group Hosts NYC Event on Oceans Conservation

The ICCF Group convened high-level policy makers, dignitaries, conservation leaders, and leaders from the business and NGO communities at a reception in New York City to celebrate leadership in ocean conservation and sustainable development and to highlight the need for public-private ocean conservation partnerships.

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06 June 2017

S.O.S. Act Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives

On May 25, co-chair of the House Oceans Caucus, Rep. Don Young of Alaska, introduced H.R. 2748 – To reauthorize and amend the Marine Debris Act to promote international action to reduce marine debris, and for other purposes (short title: Save Our Seas Act of 2017).

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05 June 2017

Colombian Congress Launches Oceans Caucus

A new platform for cross-sectional conversation has been established with the support of the ICCF to promote the development of well-informed policies and legislation.

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31 May 2017

ICCF Kenya Breakfast Panel Series: Wildlife Management, Conservancy, and Tourism Industries

ICCF Kenya and the Parliamentary Conservation Caucus - Kenya (PCC-K) convened a panel discussion with key stakeholders from the wildlife management, conservancy, and tourism industries to discuss the current political state of conservation.

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30 May 2017

Commitment to Fight Illegal Wildlife Trade Surpasses $1.3 billion since 2010, GEF Announces

The Global Wildlife Program has released the first-ever review of international donor funding for combating illegal wildlife trade in Africa and Asia, which shows that over $1.3 billion was committed by 24 international donors since 2010, or approximately $190 million per year.

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24 May 2017

Halting the Decline of Africa’s Vultures

ICCF hosted avian conservation expert Patricia Zurita, CEO of BirdLife International. BirdLife International has identified the decline of Africa’s vultures as a top global priority . . .

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18 May 2017

ICCF Hosts Colombian President for Bipartisan Dialogue at the U.S. Capitol

ICCF hosted a luncheon with the President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, and Members of the United States Congress . . .

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17 May 2017

Enhancing the African Voice for Wildlife in Modern Africa

Kaddu Sebunya, President of the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) discussed efforts to build a strong African voice in international negotiations and national development agendas . . .

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10 May 2017

Strengthening Colombia National Parks' Interpretation Capacity

ConsCorps - ICCF 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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27 April 2017

Namibian Caucus Sets Priorities on Wildlife and Fisheries Management

Members of Parliament from the Namibian Conservation Parliamentary Caucus (NACOPAC) met with key Ministry of Environment officials to prioritize near-term conservation governance actions . . .

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21 April 2017

Launch of the Peruvian Conservation Caucus

Under the leadership of the President of the Committee on Andean, Amazon, and Afroperuvian Peoples, Environment and Ecology, Maria Elena Foronda Farro, and the Vice President of Natural Resources, William Fernando León Morales, the Peruvian Conservation Caucus was officially inaugurated in the Peruvian Congress . . .

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Congressional Gala

Our annual Gala is the most important gathering of conservationists from the corporate, NGO, and government communities to promote U.S. leadership in the sound management of the world's natural resources.



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Raising Awareness

The annual event addresses the bipartisan caucus on Capitol Hill, foreign delegations, and influential business and conservation leaders about the need for U.S. and international conservation engagement, cooperation, and action.



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EXTRAORDINARY LEADERSHIP


The 2015 Gala honored the Prince of Wales, for his story, his accomplishments, and his truly extraordinary conservation leadership.


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Leaders in Conservation

…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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