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Watch the EPIF's Special Event on Elephants of the Congo Basin

Updated: Jan 19

On the 22nd of May 2023, the EPI Foundation showed an exclusive film from the Congo Basin, followed by a high-level discussion with governments of the Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea and United Kingdom.


Moderated by Ulysse Korogone, EPI Foundation Assistant Director of State Engagement Guests of Honour and Keynote Speakers: Honourable Rosalie Matondo, Minister of Forest Economy, Republic of the Congo Honourable Lee White CBE, Minister of Forests, Oceans, Environment & Climate Change, Republic of Gabon Honourable Lord Zac Goldsmith, Minister for Overseas Territories, Commonwealth, Energy, Climate & Environment, United Kingdom Yves Milan Ngangay, Director General of ICCN, Democratic Republic of the Congo Fidel Esono Mba Eyono, Secretary of State for Forests & Environment, Republic of Equatorial Guinea Cristián Samper, Managing Director & Leader for Nature Solutions, Bezos Earth Fund. This event was generously sponsored by Conservation International.

Photo credit: WCS Congo.

The EPI is an African-led response to the elephant crisis, which aims to secure the harmonious coexistence of people and elephants. Click here to find out more about the EPI. For further information please contact the EPI’s Director of Communications, Barnaby Phillips:


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