GSLEP Priorities

What we do to achieve our goals

Under the Global Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Protection Program, specific activities of the countries and the international community are grouped under broad themes that correspond to the commitments of the Bishkek Declaration adopted at the 2013 Global Snow Leopard Conservation Forum.

Engaging Local Communities

Engaging local communities in conservation, including promoting sustainable livelihoods, and addressing human-wildlife conflicts.

Disrupting Illegal Wildlife Trade and Poaching

Disrupting poaching and illegal trade of snow leopards and their prey species across national borders and sectors, including reduction of demand and enforcement of existing wildlife laws.

Climate Smart Management Planning

Climate-smart management planning to help people and wildlife build climate resilience and adapt to changes.

Trans-boundary Management and Enforcement

Transboundary management and enforcement to improve coordination between range countries and combat wildlife trafficking

Research and Monitoring

Research and monitoring to evaluate and map current status of key snow leopard habitats and populations

Capacity Building

Building capacity and enhancing conservation policies and institutions through knowledge exchange and communities of practice, communication, and cooperation among stakeholders for snow leopard conservation