Following the framework of its development strategy, the Octopus Foundation has met with IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature) and presented the Foundation’s goals in the area of helping rising knowledge in the fields of marine biology and marine biodiversity.

The presentation took place at IUCN headquarters in Gland, Switzerland, with Mr. Carl-Gustav Lundin, Director of marine and polar program and in presence of the different key persons of IUCN’s marine program, François Simard (Deputy director of marine program),Tim Badman (Director of World heritage) and Jean-Christophe Vie (Director of Species saving program).

The objective of this meeting was to envision a potential framework for collaboration between the Octopus Foundation and IUCN.