• 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 and promote the conservation of natural resources with an emphasis on human needs and nature. Read more about BirdLife Middle East


  • 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.


  • Where we work

    The BirdLife Middle East Partnership’s conservation work crosses national borders. 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 work.


  • Support us

    When you get involved with BirdLife you are helping us to go beyond today to impact the future. Read about how you can support us.


Everyone’s agreed: a new grip on handling hunting in Lebanon

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 12:45

Awareness of hunting's negative effects needs to be improved, collectively, as hunting is a shared responsibility. Now there has been national agreement and endorsement for Responsible Hunting Areas through LEF’s CEPF-funded project.

Middle East Lebanon Migratory Birds and Flyways

SPNL promotes empowerment of women using Hima system

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 16:07

Story by Critical Ecosystems Partnership Fund Mediterranean Hotspot Regional Implementation Team The Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL, BirdLife...

Middle East Lebanon

Growing hope for plants in Lebanon

Sat, 17/05/2014 - 14:49

A collaborative team are on a data-collection mission to classify the extinction risk of rare and endemic Lebanese plants. Once determined, the team (funded by CEPF) can then target conservation and create Plant Micro-Reserves to protect these species.

Middle East Lebanon

CEPF grant to bring hunting in Lebanon under control

Thu, 20/02/2014 - 14:51

The Lebanese Environment Forum has received a CEPF large grant of over $180,000 to promote sustainable hunting practices in Lebanon, using a community-based approach.

Middle East Lebanon Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

New web tool to help migratory soaring birds gets lift-off

Mon, 10/02/2014 - 14:36

The BirdLife UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds project has launched a new web tool that will help protect migratory soaring birds along the Red Sea/Rift Valley Flyway.

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

International gathering on saving drying lakes

Wed, 04/09/2013 - 10:58

Academics, NGO representatives and public officials from ten countries in the Middle East, Balkans and Africa are attending the International Gathering on Saving Drying Lakes in Burdur, Turkey, organised by Doğa Derneği (BirdLife in Turkey), next 17-18 September.

Middle East Turkey

Turkish Northern Bald Ibis fly south

Tue, 13/08/2013 - 08:25

Six Northern Bald Ibis that were released in Turkey as part of a trial re-introduction have begun their migration south

Middle East Syria Preventing Extinctions

The Migratory Soaring Birds project launches its brand new website!

Wed, 03/07/2013 - 09:29

The Migratory Soaring Birds project proudly announces the launch of its brand new website ! Easy to use and navigate, this website...

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways

New Chairman for BirdLife International

Wed, 19/06/2013 - 19:17

BirdLife’s incoming Chairman Khaled Anis Irani is President of The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN, BirdLife Partner in Jordan).

Middle East Jordan