World Conservation Congress 2012: adoption of a motion on invasive alien species
During the World Conservation Congress 2012, the IUCN members’ assembly adopted a motion on invasive alien species entitled “Implementing the provisions on invasive alien species of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011–2020”, which was supported by 100% of governments and 99% of NGOs voting.
This motion urges countries to identify invasive species for priority control, enforce stringent regulatory measures to prevent introduction of invasives, encourage voluntary measures and promote eradication campaigns.
UCN Motion 021: Implementing the provisions on invasive alien species of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011–2020. http://portals.iucn.org/docs/2012congress/motions/en/M-021-2012-EN.pdf