The Pacific Islands Roundtable for Nature Conservation (PIRT) is a membership-based network of NGOs, Regional Agencies and Donors that is committed to support governments and civil society in Pacific Island Countries in their efforts to sustainably manage and conserve the regions biodiversity.
Members of PIRT declare their commitment to promote, facilitate and monitor progress regarding the new Framework for Nature Conservation and Protected Areas in the Pacific islands’ region 2014-2020 and the Principles for Nature Conservation in the Pacific Islands Region through increased collaboration and partnerships.
Organizations wishing to join the Roundtable have to sign a PIRT Membership Agreement
There are currently 13 official members in the Roundtable as enlisted below:
- Conservation International (CI)
- International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
- Society for Conservation Biology Oceania (SCBO)
- Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
- The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
- Wildlife Conservation Society of Fiji (WCS)
- World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
- The University of the South Pacific (USP)
- Birdlife International (BL)
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
- Protected Areas Learning and Research Collaborative (PALRC)
- The Pacific Community (SPC)