IUCN is the worlds largest conservation network with 82 States, 111 government agencies, more than 800 non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and some 10,000 scientists and experts from 181 countries in a unique worldwide partnership.
UMB has been member of IUCN since 1988 through the Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management. Noragric is affiliate member of IUCN. Norway has 6 members in IUCN that are assembled in the Norwegian National Committee (NC) of IUCN. Noragric's Thor Larsen is chair of the NC, and Joanna Boddens-Hosang (Dept. of Academic Affairs/Noragric) is secretary for the NC.
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