RSPN Bhutan became the 122nd Partner organization of BirdLife International, the world's largest conservation Partnership. The approval as a full BirdLife partner was announced after the Global Council of BirdLife International meeting held on November 19, 2016 in Sri Lanka.
BirdLife International is the World’s Oldest International Conservation Organization and has more than 10 million members and supporters. It is widely recognized as the world leader in bird conservation with current work spread over nine global programs; Climate Change, Forests of Hope, Sites and Habitats (IBAs), Invasive Alien Species, Local Engagement and Empowerment, Marine, Migratory Birds, Preventing Extinctions, and Capacity Development.
The BirdLife partnership has 6 Regional BirdLife Coordination Offices throughout the world and a Global Office in Cambridge, UK – together known as “The BirdLife International Secretariat”. The Secretariat co-ordinate and facilitate the BirdLife International strategies, programs and policies.
BirdLife works with one partner per country and it is a great achievement for RSPN to be enrolled as the newest partner. The partnership has ushered RSPN in a global Partnership of national conservation organizations.