• To avoid duplication, biodiplomatic efforts on migratory species can be found at this page.
Biodiversity & Ecosystems @ CIESIN
Biodiversity & Wildlife @ IISD
International institutions, conventions & secretariats
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD, Rio de Janiero, 1992)
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES, 1973)
Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, 1971)
Global Environment Facility (GEF, 1992)
Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES, 2012)
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN, 1948)
World Charter for Nature (UNGA, 1982)
World Conservation Monitoring Center (WCMC-UNEP)
World Organization for Animal Health (OIC)
International initiatives & Networks
Biotrade Initiative (UNCTAD)
Global Biodiversity Forum
• Defunct; no website.
International Biodiversity Observation Year (2001-2)
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
• Defunct 2015; unuptated website accessible.
Poverty and Conservation Learning Group
Ecological Sciences for Sustainable Development
Man and the Biosphere
International Office @ US Fish & Wildlife Service