BirdLife International

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URL: http://www.birdlife.org/

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Founded

1922-06-20 London UK

History

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.

Aims

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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Structure

Global Partnership Meeting (every 4-5 years). Global Council (meets twice a year), comprising Chairman, Treasurer and 17 members. Officers: President Emeritus; Honorary President; 4 Honorary Vice-Presidents. A worldwide network of autonomous nongovernmental organizations supported by grassroots membership; decentralized Secretariat coordinates activities, disseminates information and provides services to partner organizations.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XB1722

Last News

2020

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