Middle East
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.
BirdLife staff & partners meeting in Amman to discuss the implementation of the Migratory Soaring Birds Project.
12 Dec 2019

Partners come together to discuss plans for the Migratory Soaring Birds

Amman- 6 BirdLife Partners from the Middle East & Africa have concluded today a 3-day meeting in Amman for a collaborative discussion on the progress of the Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) Project, which is funded by
Iris palaestina © Palestine Wildlife Society
11 Dec 2019

New call for small grant projects in Palestine

On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new Call for Letters of Inquiry for projects focused on plant conservation in Palestine.
Socotra’s Haggier Mountains and Dragon’s Blood Trees
13 Nov 2019

Magical Socotra stands at a crossroads of conflict and conservation

The jewel in the crown of Arabia’s biodiversity is under threat. Often dubbed the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean, the unique Socotra archipelago is an Important Bird & Biodiversity and UNESCO World Heritage Site of global importance for its endemic wildlife and rich ancient cultures, but action is needed before modern-day pressures change these ancient islands forever.
The rare endemic Orjen Iris (Iris orjenii) ©Mihailo Jovićević
11 Nov 2019

Protecting rare plant species on Orjen Mountain

Located within the Mediterranean basin, Orjen Mountain is considered an internationally important area – it was identified as globally important Key Biodiversity area – due to its biodiversity, especially plant species.

Red List appeal: help us continue to identify which birds most need our help

 

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.