The Executive of TIS is very proud to announce that we have been accepted as a member of the
prestigious international conservation organisation IUCN (International Union for the
Conservation of Nature). Membership is earnt not given to all who apply. TIS has had an ongoing
association with IUCN specifically in regard to Suwarrow. IUCN categorises important
conservation areas in the world and its work is internationally respected. To be part of IUCN is a
feather in our cap & raises the profile of our homegrown NGO. Thanks to Kelvin Passfield for
assisting with advice on applying for this membership. TIS has been an Affiliate member of BLI(Birdlife International) for a number of years through the work of Ian and Ana.