Federal Agencies
Non-governmental Organizations
Public-Private Partnerships
Specialist Groups

Federal Agencies

International Affairs partners with many federal agencies to coordinate efforts on CITES and to implement conservation projects across the globe. Listed below are the federal agencies partnering with International Affairs on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Council on Environmental Quality
Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agriculture Service
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Department of Commerce
Department of Homeland Security
Department of the Interior, International Technical Assistance Program
Department of the Interior, Office of Policy Analysis
Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor
Department of Justice
Department of State
Government Accountability Office
Integrated Taxonomic Information System
National Marine Fisheries Service
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Smithsonian Institution
U.S. Agency for International Development

Non-governmental Organizations

International Affairs partners with over 700 non-govenmental organizations to help conserve species domestically and abroad, including members of the Multinational Species Coalition (a group of organizations that support the Multinational Species Funds) as well as several other groups with which we have formal and informal partnerships. A list of notable partner organizations is provided below.

African Wildlife Federation
American Bird Conservancy
American Herbal Products Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Bonobo Conservation International
Born Free USA
Botanic Gardens Conservation International-US
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Chelonian Research Foundation
Conservation International
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International
Defenders of Wildlife
Fauna and Flora International
Feld Entertainment, Inc.
Humane Society U.S.
Humane Society International
International Crane Foundation
International Fund for Animal Welfare
International Elephant Foundation
International Rhino Foundation
Jane Goodall Institute
National Audubon Society
National Wildlife Federation
The Nature Conservancy
Ocean Conservancy
Safari Club International Foundation
Sea Turtle Conservancy
Sierra Club
State Natural Heritage Programs
The WILD Foundation
Wildlife Alliance
Wildlife Conservation Society

Wildlife Management Institute
World Wildlife Fund

Public-Private Partnerships

International Affairs works with the private sector to conserve species abroad:

Detroit Tigers

Specialist Groups

International Affairs works with national and international expert groups to conserve and monitor species that are traded internationally. These groups include:

IUCN Species Specialist Groups
Medicinal Plant Working Group
National Network of Forest Practitioners
North American Pollinator Protection Campaign
Plant Conservation Alliance
Crocodile Specialist Group