Summary: H.R.4959 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/25/2010)

Global Conservation Act of 2010 - Directs the President, through the Coordinator for Global Conservation, to establish the International Conservation Strategy to help combat global natural resource and biodiversity degradation in developing countries.

Directs the Coordinator to establish the Interagency Working Group on Global Conservation.

Directs the President to establish the President's Advisory Committee for Global Conservation.

Urges the President to work with the world's major foreign assistance donor countries to: (1) develop an international conservation assistance strategy; (2) identify multilateral coordinating mechanisms; and (3) promote existing multilateral initiatives designed to identify meaningful levels of interim funding for forest conservation in developing countries.