The IUCN Council has admitted 13 new Members bringing the total membership to 1400 Members.
The Council, President, Director General and entire Union extend a very warm welcome to the new Members and look forward to their active involvement.
New IUCN Members:
N/a'an ku se Foundation ('God will protect us' Foundation), Namibia
Asociación Centro Científico Tropical (Tropical Science Center, Costa Rica
Colegio de Profesionales Forestales de Honduras (The Society of Honduran Foresters), Honduras
International Institute for Sustainable Development, Canada
Green Future Foundation, India
Ministry of Land and Environment Protection, Korea (DPRK)
Sana Standhari Prani Samrakshan Tatha Anusandhan Foundation (Small Mammals Conservation and Research Foundation), Nepal
Mindoro Biodiversity Conservation Foundation, Inc., Philippines
Non-Timber Forest Products - Exchange Programme Asia, Philippines
Window to Environment Association, Lebanon
Hunting and Conservation Alliance of Tajikistan, Tajiskistan
Panthera Leo Leo, The Netherlands
The Scottish Government (Environment and Forestry Directorate), United Kingdom