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Province of Conservation:

Sustainable Province: Smart Solution for Development in the Land of Papua
7-10, Oktober 2018
Manokwari, Papua Barat
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West Papua Provincial Government has declared itself a Conservation Province on October 19, 2015, which aims to ensure that development activities must always consider: environmental protection to ensure the life of the people; protection and preservation of biodiversity; the management and utilization of resources wisely and sustainably; and restoration of the degraded environment. It can be concluded that the Conservation Province aims to ensure the conservation of biodiversity and the management of natural resources in order to support the life of the community, which is nothing but sustainable development.

Keynote Speakers

Ir.H. Joko Widodo*

President of Republik Indonesia

Susi Pudjiastuti*

Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries

Siti Nurbaya Bakar

Minister of Environment and Forestry
Richard Deverel

Richard Deverell

Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Tim Laman

Tim Laman

National Geographic Photographer Birds-of-Paradise Project, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Mark Erdmark

Mark Erdmann, PhD.

Vice President, Marine, Asia-Pacific Field Division, Conservation International.

* To be confirmed