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Sustainable Finance for Tiger Landscapes Conference: Bhutan’s Earth Day Initiative

On Earth Day 2024, Bhutan is spearheading the Sustainable Finance for Tiger Landscapes Conference. With a goal of mobilizing $1 billion over a decade, the conference aims to preserve tiger habitats critical for biodiversity and supporting millions of people.

Event Overview

Under the patronage of Bhutan’s Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck, the conference, co-organized by the Royal Government of Bhutan and the Tiger Conservation Coalition, will spotlight sustainable finance, UN’s Global Biodiversity Framework, and public-private partnerships vital for tiger conservation.

Tiger Conservation Coalition’s Role

Formed ahead of the 2022 Year of the Tiger, the coalition, comprising leading organizations like IUCN, WWF, and UNDP, supports tiger range countries in ambitious conservation efforts, ensuring impact for both nature and communities.

Leadership Voices

Keynote speakers include Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, CEO of the Global Environment Facility Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, and financial sector leaders. Their insights will highlight the crucial role of tigers in global biodiversity, climate, and sustainable development agendas.

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