Acronym: 
UNEP-WCMC
United Nations Agency
Phone number: 
+44 (0)1223 277314

Location

UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre
219 Huntingdon Road
CB3 0DL Cambridge
United Kingdom
GB
Working languages: 
English

UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) is a world leader in biodiversity knowledge. It works with scientists and policy makers worldwide to place biodiversity at the heart of environment and development decision-making to enable enlightened choices for people and the planet.

 

UNEP-WCMC is an executive agency of the United Nations Environment Programme, based in Cambridge in the United Kingdom. UNEP-WCMC has been part of UNEP since 2000, and has responsibility for biodiversity assessment and support to policy development and implementation. The World Conservation Monitoring Centre was previously an independent organization jointly managed by IUCN, UNEP and WWF established in 1988, and prior to that the Centre was a part of the IUCN Secretariat.

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