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History

20 June 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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Past Events(42)

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Activities

Main areas: threatened species; advocacy and policy; biodiversity monitoring; community-based conservation; parks and protected areas; research. Includes: African Bird Club (ABC); World Bird Club; Rare Bird Club. Organizes: Global Partnership Meeting (every 4-5 years); Regional Partnership Meetings (every 1-2 years) in Africa, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Pacific. Individual members' meetings vary between Partner organizations. Instrumental in setting up: Global Forest Policy Project (GFPP); World Pheasant Association (WPA); World Working Group on Birds of Prey and Owls (WWGBP).

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 18 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 27 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 112 countries
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UIA Org ID

B1722

Last News Received

2017
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