International Waterfowl and Wetlands Research Bureau (IWRB)

Bureau international de recherches sur les oiseaux d'eau et les zones humides (BIROE)
Buró Internacional para el Estudio de Aves Acuaticas y de Humedales
Internationales Büro für Wasservogel- und Feuchtgebietforschung
Mezdunarodnoe Bjuro po Izuceniju Vodoplavujuscih Ptic i Vodno-Bolotnyh Ugodij

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Founded

1947 London UK

History

1947, London (UK), by B-XB1722 - BirdLife International, as a specialist group dealing with wildfowl and wildfowl conservation. Reconstituted 1954 as International Wildfowl Research Bureau. Other language titles also used: Bureau international de recherches sur les oiseaux d'eau -- Internationales Büro für Wasservogelforschung -- Buró Internacional para el Estudio de Aves Acuaticas -- Mezdunarodnoe Bjuro po Izuceniju Vodoplavujuscih Ptic. Listed name adopted in 1971. Registered in accordance with UK law. Ceased to exist, Oct 1995, when merged with U-XF0995 - Asian Wetland Bureau (AWB) and U-XF0983 - Wetlands for the Americas (WA) to form B-XB0004 - Wetlands International.

Aims

Ensure conservation of wetlands and wetland biodiversity and promote sustainable use; stimulate and coordinate research involving wetland ecosystems which are among the most immediately threatened by modern developments; provide technical support to Ramsar and Bonn Conventions.

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Executive Board (meets every 3 years) consisting of 2 delegates appointed by governmental agencies in each member country, but coming from governmental or non-governmental organizations, and of coordinators of the 25 research groups. International representatives. Director. Departments (2): Technical; Finance/Administration.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XC4137

Last News

1997

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