Become a Partner

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The Partnership is a unique initiative that aims to advance the conservation of migratory waterbirds in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway while addressing the social and economic needs of communities dependent upon wetlands and waterbirds.

Membership

Paragraph 8 of the Partnership Document outlines the procedures and rules for membership:

  1. Governments may join this Partnership by endorsing the text and supporting the objectives and actions under this Partnership.
  2. International Non-Government Organisations, Inter-Governmental organisations and the international business sector may join this Partnership by endorsing the text and supporting the objectives and actions under this Partnership.
  3. This Partnership is open to new Partners.
  4. The Partners should encourage additional membership of the Partnership.
  5. Partners will be advised of application for membership out of session. If no issues are raised within one month, the applicant will be added to the list of Partners.
  6. The Partners should recognise the role of different levels of Governments in the implementation of the Partnership and encourage National and site level partnerships to support activities.
  7. Partners may withdraw membership at any time and are encouraged to provide advance notice.
  8. An up to date list of Partners will be maintained in Appendix 1. (List of Partners)
Benefits to joining include:
  • Recognition through engagement in a highly regarded international initiative
  • Access to a network of wetland and waterbird specialists
  • Opportunities to engage with flyway site managers to share information and expertise
  • Opportunities to access international and national funding
  • Access to information and knowledge on migratory waterbird conservation
  • Access to capacity development opportunities