The French Minister of ecologic transition, Mr Nicolas Hulot signed on 17 May 2018, the partnership agreement with Mrs Inger Andersen, Director General of IUCN, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, to jointly organise the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, in 2020 in Marseille.
2020 is the year the paris agreement comes into effect, placing France and Marseille at the heart of the planet’s efforts to promote sustainable developement and the conservation of the ressources.