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  • 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.


Agreement consolidates decades of collaboration between OSME and BirdLife International

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 08:53

BirdLife International and the Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia (OSME) signed a memorandum of understanding during the Birdfair 2015 in Rutland Water Nature

Middle East

MSB Tourism

Maximizing the value of birds for tourism - guidebook released

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 12:48

The BirdLife-led Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) project has developed a guidebook that provides practical information to maximize the value that birds bring to the to

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Grantee voices from the Med: attendees to the CEPF Mid-term assessment in Ulcinj, Montenegro. Photo: Olivier Langrand

Conservation investment and support in the Mediterranean reaches important mid-term milestone with CEPF

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 12:03

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund's mid-term assessment validates conservation efforts in the Mediterranean, and gives the opportunity for civil society to have its say in making CEPF even more useful and impactful at conserving nature.

Worldwide

Pesticide Spraying

Guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture released

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 15:18

In an effort to address threats caused by unsustainable agriculture practices and to help the agriculture sector with bird conservation, the BirdLife-led MSB project has developed a set of guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture development.

Middle East Djibouti Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

The European Red List of Birds is here

Wed, 03/06/2015 - 09:19

We have a few theories why the Dodo went extinct by 1700 on the island of Mauritius. Predation, habitat loss and invasive species were just too much for this friendly flightless creature.

Europe and Central Asia Birds in Europe

New book and mobile app to guide people’s interest in nature of Qatar

Thu, 28/05/2015 - 11:34

The first ever field guide book to the birds of Qatar and a mobile application - 'Qatar e-Nature' – have been produced by the Friends of the Environment Center in Qatar

Middle East Qatar Capacity Development

Conservation Leadership Programme awards 2015

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 13:34

In this, its 30th anniversary year, the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced the winners of the 2015 team Conservation Awards.

Worldwide Capacity Development

Cyprus is the big winner of international bird race

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 15:32

The main winners of the 2015 Champions of the Flyway race are the birds of Cyprus, with over $50,000 raised so far for BirdLife Cyprus.

Europe and Central Asia Cyprus Migratory Birds and Flyways

International partnership aids wildlife conservation in Iraq

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 11:18

BirdLife's Iraqi Partner has been leading a wildlife study and education programme in Iraqi Kurdistan

Middle East Iraq Capacity Development