The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) is the first ever continent-wide gathering of African leaders, citizens, and interest groups to discuss the role of protected areas in conserving nature, safeguarding Africa’s iconic wildlife, delivering vital life-supporting ecosystem services, promoting sustainable development while conserving Africa’s cultural heritage and traditions.

It will be held from 18 – 23 July 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.

Find out more and register here: IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress - APAC (

Regional Resource Hub Pavilion Programme


What to expect

5 days of interactive events themed around: 

  • Remote sensing, Earth Observation tools and technologies 
  • Networks linked to protected and conserved areas 
  • Informed decision making for a protected planet (governance and management effectiveness)
  • Methodologies and tools to assess protected and conserved Areas (governance and management effectiveness)
  • Protected and Conserved Areas economy/ Value of PAs
  • Data and information sharing

RRH staff permanently available at the pavilion to show you around and engage with your questions

A work station to explore the RRH and its tools and services 

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