Julia Marton-Lefèvre is the former Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the world’s largest conservation membership organization, which brings together states, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and scientific experts. She is currently the Edward Bass Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Environment at Yale University. Before coming to IUCN, she served as Rector of the University for Peace, a graduate-level international university, mandated by the UN, that provides education, training, and research on issues related to peace and conflict; Executive Director of LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development) International, a program to improve the skills of mid-career leaders from all parts of the world; and Executive Director of ICSU (International Council for Science).
Nature's Solutions: The IUCN Perspective
Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, discusses IUCN's evolving mission toward a holistic approach to restoring species and ecosystems while enhancing the prospects for human well-being.