A pride of lions in Mara North conservancy, Kenya, 2012. Photo: Magnus Grylle

Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management

CPW is a voluntary partnership of international organizations with substantive mandates and programmes for the sustainable use and conservation of wildlife resources. 

Mission

The mission of the CPW is to promote conservation through the sustainable management of terrestrial vertebrate wildlife in all biomes and geographic areas and to increase cooperation and coordination on sustainable wildlife management issues among its members and partners.

Chair

Mr. Braulio F. de Souza Dias, Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Vice chair

Mr. Jan Heino, President of the Policy & Law Division, International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation

     

News

14 March 2014 Panellists at an event held in Berlin, Germany, during ITB—the world’s largest tourism fair—concurred that record poaching levels of rhinos and elephants are not only threatening the basis of tourism but also tourism-based development options in Africa. [more]
Celebrating World Wildlife Day 3 March 2014 The Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management welcomes the United Nations General Assembly decision to proclaim 3 March as World Wildlife Day, as a means of celebrating the importance of the world’s flora and fauna, strengthening efforts to conserve biodiversity and stepping up the fight against the illegal trade in wildlife. [more]
27 December 2013 Geneva, 23 December 2013 – On 20 December 2013, the Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. [more]
7 March 2013 During the CITES Conference of Parties Meeting, COP16, a new a voluntary partnership of international organizations with substantives mandates and programmes for the sustainable use and conservation of wildlife resources was established. It consists of of international governmental and non-governmental organizations, secretariats of multilateral environmental agreements, and research institutions of global action and outreach. [more]

last updated:  Monday, March 17, 2014