Species Survival Commission | IUCN

Founding Year: 1964


Budget:  CHF 119 m

Bibiana Sucre (Executive Director)

The “science-based network of thousands of volunteer experts” from all over the world, all “working together towards achieving the vision of ‘a just world that values and conserves nature through positive action to reduce the loss of diversity of life on earth.’” Its experts “work to build knowledge on the status of species and threats to them, as well as to provide advice, develop policies, and facilitate conservation planning.” This allows them to catalyse “conservation action and enables IUCN to influence policy and assist societies in biodiversity conservation.”

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Species Survival Commission | IUCN contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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