International Conservation APPG

First Registered: 19/06/2019 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To provide a forum to address wildlife conservation and biodiversity issues affecting our planet including but not limited to ecosystem collapse, species extinctions, land degradation, invasive species, illegal fishing and other threats to the natural world.

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Recent Documents related to International Conservation

1. Policy paper: 25 Year Environment Plan
16/05/2019 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Improve the Environment Annex 3: The UK™s international agreements to protect or improve the environment

2. Agreement, done at Rome on 24 November 1993, to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas
08/02/2019 - Treaty
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Found: International treaty Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and

3. Agreement, done at Rome on 24 November 1993, to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas
08/02/2019 - Treaty
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Found: International treaty Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and

4. International Convention, done at Rio de Janeiro on 14 May 1966, on the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas
08/02/2019 - Treaty
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Found: International treaty Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas [MS No.9/2019]

5. MP_Financial_Information object (15690)
18/10/2021 - MP Financial Interests

Found: 2021
Purpose of visit: A meeting of the International Conservation Caucus Federation in my role as Vice-chair

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to International Conservation

1. Trophy Hunting
15/05/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: The global economy has quadrupled in size and international trade has grown tenfold, and yet as the human - Speech Link
2: or even social media. A 2016 report by the International Fund for Animal Welfare revealed that as many - Speech Link
3: this—to separate the moral arguments from the conservation arguments. Morally, the issue is largely black - Speech Link

2. Endangered Species: Developing Countries
20/07/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: countries such as Madagascar rely on tourism to fund conservation. To take one example, the Ranomafana national - Speech Link
2: term, improving the support that we provide for conservation projects, as the hon. Gentleman rightly says - Speech Link
3: between the overseas territories and some of the conservation organisations in this country, with which my - Speech Link

3. Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
06/03/2019 - Grand Committee

1: That the Grand Committee do consider the Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) (EU Exit) - Speech Link
2: left partially inoperable on exit.The conservation of habitats and species regulations extend in - Speech Link

4. Fisheries Bill [HL]
02/03/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Professor Michael J Kaiser, professor of marine conservation ecology at the School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor - Speech Link
2: speak on this in a moment. It is clear that our conservation policies need to be at least as good as those - Speech Link
3: the Council of the European Communities on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild flora and fauna - Speech Link

5. Trophy Hunting Imports
02/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: persuade them that it is being done in the name of conservation. That is simply a lie. It is a heinous activity - Speech Link
2: other institutions, such as the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the European Parliament - Speech Link
3: prepare for her family to eat.As for conservation, we believe the land has to be looked after - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to International Conservation
1. Nature Conservation: International Cooperation
asked by: Ruth Jones
15/01/2021
... Development and Commonwealth Affairs on taking diplomatic steps to create a legally binding international extinction loss and nature preservation target.

2. Nature Conservation
asked by: Caroline Lucas
17/11/2020
... if he will make an assessment of the potential effect on job creation of investment in nature restoration in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

3. Deer: Conservation
asked by: Jim Shannon
29/10/2020
... what steps he is taking to manage the risk posed by sika deer to red deer.

4. Nature Conservation
asked by: Lord Jones of Cheltenham
28/09/2020
... and (2) to work with other nations and international organisations to implement worldwide measures to protect species at risk of extinction.

5. Nature Conservation
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
15/01/2021
... what progress has been made on the UN’s Leaders Pledge for Nature of September 2020.

Latest Questions
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13 Current APPG Officers
Barry Gardiner Portrait
Barry Gardiner
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Brent North
Joined: 19th June 2019
Chris Grayling Portrait
Chris Grayling
Vice Chair
Conservative - Epsom and Ewell
Joined: 4th November 2020
1 APPG Membership
Formula One
Baroness Young of Old Scone Portrait
Baroness Young of Old Scone
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
Bim Afolami Portrait
Bim Afolami
Vice Chair
Conservative - Hitchin and Harpenden
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Barry Gardiner MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4046.

Email: gardinerb@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Satyen Sinha, International Conservation Caucus Foundation - UK, 71-75 Shelton Street, London WC2H 9JQ

Email: ssinha@internationalconservation.org

Secretariat:

International Conservation Caucus Foundation Group acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.internationalconservation.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
12 Feb 2020
Source
International Conservation Caucus Foundation - UK
Description
International Conservation Caucus Foundation - UK is paid by The Oak Foundation to act as the group's secretariat   From : 12/02/2020 To : 11/02/2021
Value
£24,001
Date
4 Jun 2019
Source
International Conservation Caucus Foundation Group
Description
International Conservation Caucus Foundation Group is paid by The Oak Foundation to act as the group's secretariat   From : 04/06/2019 To : 03/06/2020
Value
£24,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the International Conservation APPG

Former APPG Officers
Alex Chalk Portrait
Alex Chalk
Co-Chair
Conservative - Cheltenham
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 24th September 2020
Paula Barker Portrait
Paula Barker
Officer
Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 24th September 2020
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Benyon Portrait
Lord Benyon
Officer
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Environment , Woods and Trees
David Drew Portrait
David Drew
Officer
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Stroud
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships