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Third meeting of the Steering Committee of the Salonga National Park

September 14, 2018
Third meeting of the Steering Committee of the Salonga National Park

The steering committee of the Salonga National Park held its third meeting on September 14 in Kinshasa. The steering committee of the Salonga National Park brings together the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN), WWF, the main donors (EU, KfW and USAID) and technical partners. It is the main body for strategic governance of the park. It provides the necessary guidance and makes recommendations for the proper management of the park.

The meetings of the Steering Committee are therefore key moments in the life of the Salonga National Park: Latest advances are being shared, previous recommendations reviewed, important decisions being taken.

In Kinshasa the Steering Committee approved the first draft of the complaint mechanism, received a comprehensive update on the park’s surveillance strategy, the communication strategy was presented, preliminary results of large mammal inventory were shared and fundraising needs for infrastructure were expressed.

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