Asteraceae growing in the Alps

Policy work

Find out more about how Kew works on policy, particularly international conservation policies.

Kew's work on policy - global garden, global goals

Kew ’s scientific work spans 100 countries and involves over 400 collaborating institutions worldwide. As a part of this, our work contributes to a number of international conservation policies such as the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Kew science on plants and fungi are brought forward to these meetings and projects conducted by Kew scientists are resulting in action on the ground.


CITES

Find out more about Kew's role in relation to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

CBD and the Nagoya Protocol

Kew's policy advisors help coordinate implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and Nagoya Protocol at Kew.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Kew scientific projects and conservation work contribute towards achievement of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.