Association of protected area professionals

World Ranger Congress

The IRF World Ranger Congress is a triannual event that brings together rangers from all over the world and provides them the opportunity to learn new skills, share knowledge and create partnerships.

The Congress is also a forum for the creation of recommendations on issues that affect rangers, for presentation at conservation forums. The Congress provides host countries with the opportunity to raise the profile of rangers and their work.

Summary of 2012 World Ranger Congress in Arusha, Tanzania (including Photo Gallery and Arusha Declaration)


Past IRF World Ranger Congresses
2012 – Arusha, Tanzania
2009 – Santa Cruz, Bolivia
2006 – Stirling, Scotland
2003 – Wilsons Promontory National Park, Australia
2000 – Kruger National Park, South Africa
1997 – San Jose, Costa Rica
1995 – Zakopane, Poland

World Ranger Congress