WCS-India meets International Policy team from NY & EU
11 February 2020, Bengaluru: Susan Lieberman, vice-president, International Policy, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Alfred DeGemmis, senior manager, International Policy, WCS and Arnaud Goessens, senior manager, EU policy, WCS visited the WCS-India office in Bengaluru on February 10. The day-long meeting involved Prakriti Srivastava, Director WCS-India, and WCS-India staff, briefing the visiting team on the current projects and the importance of conserving biodiversity hotspots in India. Apart from discussing voluntary relocation and other intervention methods in order to stabilise habitats in the various forest reserves of Western and Eastern Ghats, conversation around WCS’s participation in upcoming CMS COP 13, being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, was high on agenda too. The visiting team was further updated on future work in collaboration with the Central and State governments.
The visiting team talked about WCS’s international policy and how it relates to conservation outcomes. Speaking to WCS-India team, Susan Lieberman talked about WCS’s work on international policy and its aims to directly support field conservation efforts. The visiting team also delved upon the link between international policy work and WCS-India, stressing upon the point that WCS’s international policy is focused on driving government actions and funding.
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