1922-06-20 London UK
20 Jun 1922, London (UK), as International Committee for Bird Protection -- Comité international pour la protection des oiseaux. Name subsequently changed to International Council for Bird Preservation (ICBP) -- Conseil international pour la préservation des oiseaux (CIPO) -- Consejo Internacional para la Preservación de las Aves -- Internationale Rat für Vogelschutz (IRV). By-Laws modified: 1959; 1962; 1970; 1978; 1982; 1987; 1993. Reorganized under present name, Mar 1993. UK Registered Charity: 1042125.
Conserve wild birds, their habitats and global biodiversity; prevent extinction in the wild; maintain and, where possible, improve the conservation status of all bird species; sustain vital ecological systems that underpin human livelihoods; enrich the quality of people's lives; empower people, contribute to the alleviation of poverty and, by people working together, strive to ensure sustainability in the use of natural resources.
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