Middle East
This stunning iris is classed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List © Sharif Jbour
03 Aug 2020

Palestinian conservationists overcome adversity to research rare plant

When conservationists came upon a rare flower in bloom in the North Eastern Slopes of Palestine, they were determined to secure its survival. But besides existing threats, 2020 presented a number of new and unforeseen challenges. Discover how they persevered in the face of adversity.
08 Jul 2020

One of the Most Prestigious Environmental Awards Recognises the Migratory

The Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) Project: Mainstreaming Conservation of Migratory Soaring Birds into key productive sectors along Red Sea/Rift Valley flyway has been selected as a national winner of the 2020 Energy Globe Award this year for its role in the protection
28 May 2020

Egyptian government signs landmark agreement to safeguard migratory birds

This April saw a major conservation milestone for migratory birds in Egypt.
In its natural grassland habitat, the species would usually hunt small mammals and birds © RSCN
13 May 2020

6,000 Endangered Steppe Eagles find refuge within refuse dumps

If you wanted to see 6,000 Endangered eagles, a rubbish dump might not be the first place you’d think of looking. But conservationists in Saudi Arabia are working to make these unlikely havens safe for the birds that call them home.
Stacie & Ghiwa working in the field © FON
08 Mar 2020

How women are leading nature conservation in Lebanon

History has always shown us that there is nothing more powerful than a group of women determined to achieve a goal: especially women in conservation, who are harnessing their forces to protect nature and our future.

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Who we are

Who we are

The BirdLife Partnership in the Middle East is a network of nine national NGOs with headquarters in Amman, Jordan. We work to build conservation capacity in the region.  Read more about BirdLife Middle East

What we do

What we do

The Partnership’s experience in working with long-standing national non-governmental organisations supports the development of newer organisations into independent, self-sustaining national NGOs. Read more about our programmes.

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Where we work

Where we work

Through conservation work that respects ancient traditions, the empowerment of local people in the Middle East is bringing benefits for nature and communities worldwide. Read more about our regional network.