About RBP

CBD Focal Points List
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World Environment Day
World Biodiversity Day

Note from Head-RBP
IUCN – RBP Staff

About IUCN – RBP
IUCN’s Regional Biodiversity Programme, Asia (RBP) was established 1996 to assist countries in Asia implement the Convention on Biological Diversity. Working with 14 countries in Asia, RBP is creating an enabling environment in the region through partnership with governments, NGOs, community based organisations, donors and other stakeholders on technical as well as policy issues.
About IUCN
The World Conservation Union is the world’s largest and most important
conservation network. The Union brings together 82 States, 111 government agencies, more than 800 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and some 10,000 scientists and experts from 181 countries in a unique worldwide partnership.

The Union’s mission is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable.

The World Conservation Union is a multicultural, multilingual organization with 1000 staff located in 62 countries. Its headquarters is in Gland, Switzerland.