From September 6-15 the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) held its WCC 2012 (World Conservation Congress) on Jeju Island. The event, held every four years, and said to be the world’s largest meeting of environmentalists, was held at the Jungmun Convention Center in Jeju, only minutes from Gangjeong.

Gangjeong joined together with new friends inside the IUCN to push the IUCN to take real action, defending the environment, endangered species, culture and people of Gangjeong from the devastating naval base project. These pictures give a glimpse of the what went on, both inside the convention center and outside on the streets around it with un.