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Call for Proposals for the African Elephant Fund

The African Elephant Fund Secretariat has launched the ninth round of calls for proposals. The African Elephant Range States are encouraged to submit project proposals to the AEF Secretariat (mamadou.kane@un.org; dorris.chepkoech@un.org;unenvironment-africanelephantfund@un.org) by midnight on 14 February 2020, East African Time (EAT).
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Le Secrétariat du Fonds pour l'Eléphant d'Afrique a lancé la neuvième série d'appels à propositions. Les États de l'aire de répartition sont encouragés à soumettre des propositions de projets au Secrétariat de l'AEF (mamadou.kane@un.org; dorris.chepkoech@un.org;unenvironment-africanelephantfund@un.org) avant minuit le 14 février 2020, heure de l'Afrique orientale (EAT).

20 December 2019

The 11th African Elephant Fund Steering Committee meeting hosted by the Government of Ghana, 18-21 February 2019

The 11th African Elephant Fund Steering Committee (AEFSC) meeting was held in Accra, Ghana from the 18-21 February 2019 and hosted by the Government of Ghana.

11 March 2019

Connectivity Conservation: a Key Element of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

CMS and its Family set the course for developing their contributions to the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework which is expected to provide a "New Deal for Nature" for the entire international community. Two years away from its adoption, the post-2020 framework presents the opportunity to raise the visibility of migratory wildlife and promote its conservation. Last week, the CMS Standing Committee (Bonn, 23-24 October 2018) endorsed the establishment of a Working Group (WG) on the development of CMS Family contributions to the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

02 November 2018

UNGA Passes Resolution on Wildlife Trafficking

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a Resolution recognizing that wild animals and plants are an irreplaceable part of the natural systems of the Earth and is urging the 193 Governments of UN Member States to deal decisively with both the supply and demand sides of the trade equation.

06 August 2015

Communities Join Hands to Stop Elephant Poaching in Mali and Burkina Faso

Community representatives and wildlife officials met from 3-6 April and agreed urgently needed conservation measures for elephants contributing to the implementation of the CMS West African Elephant MOU, including the formal establishment of a new transboundary law enforcement mechanism at the village level.

15 April 2015

United Against Wildlife Crime

United Against Wildlife Crime - Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) supports fight against wildlife crime

The Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) held its third meeting in the margins of the General Assembly of the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC) in Milan, Italy on 23 and 24 April.

02 May 2014