International Council For Game and Wildlife Conservation

The International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (in French: Conseil International de la Chasse et de la Conservation du Gibier, abbreviated CIC) is a politically independent advisory body internationally active on a non-profit basis. It assists governments and environmental organizations in maintaining natural resources by sustainable use. CIC was created in 1928 and since then it has gained global recognition as a unique advisor in the field of sustainable use and conservation of wildlife. The organisation unites 32 states as members, universities, NGOs as well as private members and scientific experts from 82 countries. This knowledge-based network formulates recommendations, organizes scientific conferences and supports projects related to specific aspects of wildlife conservation and sustainable use. National delegations are responsible for local activities in over 40 countries. During its long years of existence, CIC has achieved major goals in the conservation of endangered species around the world e.g. the Peregrine Falcon, Thaki Wild Horse, Houbara Bustard and strives to help the Saiga Antelope and the Bukhara Deer.

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