Invasive Species Calendar - 2013-2014


  • 10-12 April. Pacific Invasives Partnership Annual General Meeting: LRD Office, Nabua, Suva, Fiji
  • 15-19 April. CEPF Final Meeting. Pacific Theological College, Nasese, Suva, Fiji
  • 22 Earth Day
  • 22 April. SPREP In-House Website Training (update PILN and PIP website)
  • 23-25 April. SPREP Advance, Manase, Savaii, Samoa
  • 24-26 April. Sustainable Development in Oceania - Towards a new ethic. Northern Province, New Caledonia
  • 28-30 April. 11th Session of IOC Intergovernmental Panel on Harmful Algal Blooms, Paris, France


  • 11-12 May. World Migratory Bird Days
  • 12-17 May. Impact of climate change on biological invasions and population distributions. Banff International Research Station, Banff, Alberta, Canada
  • 14-17 May. Satoyama Initiative Steering Committee Meeting, Japan
  • 22 May. International Day for Biological Divesrity 2013: Water and Biodiversity (CBD)
  • 22 May - 19 Jul. International Ocean Institute - Training Programme Ocean Governance, Policy Law, Management. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Canada


5 June

World Environment Day (UNEP)

8 June

World Oceans Day (United Nations)

16-18 June

Invasive Alien Predators – Policy, Research and Management in Europe

16-22 June

BirdLife Congress (Ottawa, Canada)

17 June

SPREP Day (Public Holiday)

18-20 June

Global Environment Facility – 44th Council Meeting. Washington DC, USA.

25 June

Day of the Seafarer (IMO)

27 Jun

Fiji Invasive Species Taskforce Meet


4-5th July

Biodiversity and Integrated Pest Management – Working Together for a Sustainable Future (Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia)

8-12 July

Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management meeting, Nadi, Fiji

8-12 July

12th Pacific Science – Inter-Congress. University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.

16-18 July

21st Annual Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii Islands, USA.

31 July – 2 Aug

NZ Biosecurity Institute National Education and Technology Seminar (NETS). Greymouth, NZ.


1-2 August Workshop to identify invasive polychaetes. National Museum, Sydney. Australia.
12 August International Youth Day (United Nations)
16th Aug Final date to receive conference materials from Working Groups
20-22 August 8th International Conference on marine bioinvasions. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.


2-6 Sept

SPREP 23rd Meeting . Apia, Samoa

16-20 Sept

44th Pacific Islands Forum. Majuro, Marshall Islands.

21 Sept

International Coastal Cleanup Day (Ocean Conservancy)

22-26 Sept.

12th International Conference – Ecology and management of alien plant invasions. Pirenoplis, Brazil.

22-27 Sept

9th European Vertebrate Pest Management Conference. Finland.

23-27 Sept

World Maritime Day (IMO). 2013 Theme: Sustainable Development: IMO’s contribution beyond Rio+20

26 Sep

Fiji Invasive Species Taskforce Meet

27 September

World Tourism Day (UNWTO)


7 October

World Habitat Day (United Nations)

16 October

World Food Day (United Nations – FAO)

17 Oct.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (United Nations)

23-27 Oct.

2nd International Congress on Biological Invasions. Qingdao, China.


14-17 Nov.

Asia-Park Congress. Japan


Pacific World Heritage Workshop. Suva, Fiji


2-6 Dec

9th Pacific Island Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas. Suva, Fiji

9-13 Dec

Wrap-up meeting of 9th Pacific Island Conference on Nature Conservation & PAs.


20th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. University of Otago, NZ

13 Dec

Fiji Invasive Species Taskforce

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