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
1947 London UK
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.
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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