News Conservation Leadership Programme

Workshop ushers in new collaboration for conservation in the ‘Eastern Afromontane Hotspot’

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 12:20

A recent workshop brought together the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Regional Implementation Team (RIT), and representatives of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Secretariat. Participants developed a strategic plan for CEPF’s 5-year investment in the hotspot, aimed at strengthening civil society’s role in conservation in the region.

Africa

Conservation Leadership Programme - Applications now open for 2013!

Tue, 16/10/2012 - 12:58

Call for applications now open for the 2013 Conservation Awards. Over $800,000 USD in grants are available each year through these awards, which are aimed at early-career conservationists from all over the world. The programme aims to promote the development of future conservation leaders and provide them with the capacity to address the most significant conservation issues of our time.

Worldwide

Fifteen new fundraisers in East Africa!

Tue, 08/11/2011 - 07:19

Fifteen young conservationists from six East African countries (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Ethiopia) successfully completed a project development, proposal writing and fundraising workshop at Mpala Research Centre in Kenya from 22-26 October.

Africa

Call for Proposals: 2012 Conservation Leadership Programme Awards

Thu, 29/09/2011 - 09:30

The Conservation Leadership Programme is currently soliciting applications for 2012 Conservation Awards.

Worldwide

Conservation Leadership Programme announces award winners for 2011

Mon, 18/04/2011 - 16:03

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced this year’s 30 award-winning projects in 19 different countries, worth a total of $492,000

Worldwide

Got a conservation emergency? Now there's help

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 14:55

The Rapid Response Facility provides small grants, focusing on UNESCO natural World Heritage sites, in response to applications for urgent support.

Worldwide

Call for Applications: 2011 Conservation Leadership Programme Awards

Tue, 21/09/2010 - 11:45

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has been helping young conservationists to achieve their goals and move into positions of influence within the conservation sector for more than 25 years.

Worldwide

Conservation Leadership Programme - update by Robyn Dalzen

Mon, 13/09/2010 - 10:38

"The summer is winding down here in the northern hemisphere, and what a busy summer it has been", tells Robyn Dalzen - CLP Executive Manager.

CLP alumni call to save the Araripe Manakin - video

Tue, 03/08/2010 - 16:44

Conservation Leadership Programme alumni from around the world ask you to save the Critically Endangered Araripe Manakin (Antilophia bokermanni) which is known locally as the Soldadinho do Araripe.

2010 Conservation Leadership Programme Award Winners

Thu, 24/06/2010 - 12:37

This year 36 award winning projects were selected from 265 applications. A total of $600,000 to teams from 23 different countries and, for the first time, we will be supporting conservation projects in Bangladesh, Nigeria, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe

Worldwide

Important Funding Success for the Gangetic Dolphin Project

Wed, 09/06/2010 - 16:07

Conservationists striving to conserve the Endangered Gangetic dolphin have recently been awarded a significant funding boost from the Darwin Initiative. The three-year project, a collaboration between the Zoological Society of London and Aaranyak will be led by in-country Project Leader Dr Wakid Abdul, Programme Head of Gangetic Dolphin Research and Conservation Programme.

Asia

Conservation Leadership Programme in 2010 - Video

Mon, 17/05/2010 - 10:32

In 2010, the Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) celebrates 25 years of conservation success. This video showcases three of the people and projects supported by the programme around the world.

Training 2,500 leaders in conservation

Thu, 15/04/2010 - 08:43

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) recently hosted a special evening to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. This event took place in Cambridge, UK, which is where the programme was conceived and initiated by BirdLife International back in 1985.

Europe and Central Asia

The Conservation Leadership Programme - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:45

The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is a partnership between BirdLife International, Fauna & Flora International, Conservation International, the Wildlife Conservation Society and BP. Initiatives that the Conservation Leadership Programme supports include: research fellowships, scholarships, internships, and opportunities for network development - skills that are of utmost importance in helping develop future leaders within the conservation field.