ITTO and BirdLife International extend collaboration to 2020


From right: Princess Takamado (Honorary President of Birdlife International), Dr Steven Johnson (ITTO Officer-in-Charge), and Ms Patricia Zurita (CEO of BirdLife International), at the MOU signing ceremony. Photo: R. Carrillo/ITTO

On Monday, the 7th of March 2016, in Tokyo, Japan, ITTO and BirdLife International renewed their commitment to work together towards biodiversity conservation and forest restoration by signing a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the presence of Her Imperial Highness, Princess Takamado of Japan, who is also Honorary President of Birdlife International. The new MoU, which is valid for five years, was agreed after the successful implementation of a previous MoU spanning 2012–2015.