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October 7-10, 2024

About redlac Congress

Get ready for the environmental finance event of the year! Our annual Congress is the ultimate gathering, uniting environmental funds from Latin America and the Caribbean with strategic allies, international cooperation partners, impact investors, government representatives, and global conversation financing enthusiasts.  The Congress features a carefully curated line up of events that facilitates learning and networking. From captivating keynotes by industry leaders to interactive workshops designed to deepen your understanding, the program is a tapestry of insight and inspiration.

50% of the world's tropical forests

41% of total mammals

50% of birds worldwide

33% of all reptile species


We will explore the theme, “30x30x30: The Path to 2030,” with a focus on advancing global conservation targets within our national and regional contexts. At the heart of our discussions will be the “30×30” conservation target, a key element of the recently adopted Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). This commitment mandates the conservation of 30% of the earth’s land and sea by 2030 through the establishment of protected areas (PAs) and other area-based conservation measures (OECMs). RedLAC members will be pivotal in supporting the range of conservation targets – especially the 30% marine, 30% terrestrial by 2030. The meeting will discuss the realities and challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals and reaching these global targets in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

Our Programme

RedLAC Members Only


BRIDGE Session on Working Groups Program and the Knowledge
Management Platform


Session on Capacity Building for CEOs


Lunch with Conservations Trust Funds


REDLAC General Assembly

16:30 - 17:30

Open Space Available for Smaller Sessions and Networking

Opening Cocktail

Exhibition and Marketplace

Financing the Future: Green and Blue Bonds / Blended Finance for 30x30

Early Morning



Official Opening Main Sponsor Speaker and Welcome to St. Lucia

Keynote Speaker: Ambitions and Agenda for the 30x30x30

Presentation by GEF

Presentation on 30×30 or Financial Principles for 30×30


Discussion on 30×30 – Blended Finance Opportunities for Conservation
Trust Funds with a Focus on Marine Targets

Discussion on 30×30 – Focus on Green Bonds Such as REDD + Voluntary Carbon Market Programmes.  Strengthening the Framework for Emissions Reductions in the Region

Harmonizing Blue and Green: A Realistic Path to 2030


Guyana: Low Carbon Development Strategy (REDD+ related)

BRIDGE Innovation Fund: Panel on Innovative Financial Mechanisms with the Private Sector for Biodiversity Conservation

Videos From Sponsors

Discussion on Carbon Emissions and Linkages to Reaching the 30×30
Goals, Lessons Learned, and Experiences for & from CTFs


Discussion on Engaging the Private Sector in 30×30 Conservation Efforts/Lessons Learned and Experiences for and from CTFs

Session 1) Training Workshop on Standards of Practice for CTFs

Session 2) Sustainable Tourism & Conservation

Session 3) Fisheries

Session 4) Marine Conservation/MPA Management

Session 5) Conserva Aves

16:30 - 17:30

Open Space Available for Smaller Sessions and Networking

Exhibition and Marketplace

Beyond Boundaries: Community Actions for Conservation


Presentation by *Special* Foundation

Presentation on Investment Management for CTFs/Endowments

Discussion on Climate Resilience, Disaster Risk Resilience, Role of CTFs to Support Disaster Risk Resilience and Innovative Finance Mechanisms


Discussion on Community Livelihoods and Lessons Learned/Best Practices CTFs Can Showcase – Indigenous People and Vulnerable Groups, etc

BRIDGE Mentorship Program: Presentations and Discussion on Experiences to Enhance Synergies between the Private and Conservation Sectors

Presentation From Next Host

15:30 - 16:30

Closing Ceremony

Celebration Cocktail

Exhibition and Marketplace

Field Trip - Optional field visits (additional costs and subject to registration)


Pick up from hotel for Field Trip


Return to Hotel

Members Manage


Equity Funds

Our Members
Have Managed Over



Conservation Projects

Together We Have
Supported More Than


Protected Areas

Our Speakers

Prepare to be inspired by a lineup of exceptional speakers who are not just experts but visionaries in their fields.

about Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia, a small tropical island in the Eastern Caribbean with a population of approximately 180,355, is known for its iconic twin Pitons and the world’s only drive-in volcano. Covering about 70% of the island, lush tropical rainforests teem with indigenous plants and wildlife.

Organized By

In Collaboration With

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Presenting Partner

Diamond Partner

Premium Partners

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Supporting Partners

Destination Partner

Register today

The Redlac Congress 2024 brings together visionaries, experts, and leaders in environmental conservation from across the globe. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and make a difference!

Conservation Trust Funds

(Non-RedLAC Members)
  • Access to all three days
  • Access to Exclusive Hotel Rates
  • Access to RedLAC Congress App

Saint Lucia Stakeholders

and Partners
  • Access to all three days
  • Access to Exclusive Hotel Rates
  • Access to RedLAC Congress App


  • Access to all three days
  • Access to Exclusive Hotel Rates
  • Access to RedLAC Congress App

Saint Lucia looks forward to hosting you!

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