21 Sep 2010

Call for Applications: 2011 Conservation Leadership Programme Awards

By Kiragu Mwangi

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. Successful applicants will: 1.) Develop the knowledge, skills and abilities of team members; 2.) Implement high-priority conservation projects combining research and action; and 3.) Contribute to the long-term success of local conservation efforts. This year’s awards include:

Are you Eligible? Conservation Awards are open to applicants working across Africa, Asia, Eastern and South-eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean. Countries that are NOT ELIGIBLE include those countries designated as high-income economies by the World Bank, with the exception of island nations in the Pacific and Caribbean. If you have a question about whether or not your country is eligible, please contact the CLP. How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted via our online application site http://awards.conservationleadershipprogramme.org which will be accessible in early October. We recommend applicants to complete the Word document form offline, and then copy and paste the information into the online form. Deadline for applications is 15th November 2010. Award winners will be announced in April 2011. The CLP awards offer considerable potential opportunity to the BirdLife International network. If you have additional questions or seeking advice? Email clp@birdlife.org for more information. Source: Conservation Leadership Programme Photo credit: Robyn Dalzen