RSCN was the first Birdlife International partner in the region, and has worked in association with Birdlife to carry out many national conservation initiatives throughout the years. Birdlife International has partnered with RSCN as a step to fulfilling its main goal to conserve birds and their habitats on the international level.
Presently, all of RSCNs nature reserves, along with a majority of the proposed protect areas,have been classified as Important Bird Areas (IBA), as part of IBAs, or as containing IBAs within them, based on the criteria of Birdlife International’s Important Bird Area Program, which is dedicated to identifying the most important areas for bird conservation in the world
The World Conservation Union IUCN
RSCN is a valuable member of IUCN, the largest democratic conservation agency in the world, and through its advocacy efforts and support was instrumental in backing the establishment of IUCN’s regional office in Amman covering West Asia/Middle East (WAME).
IUCN WAME signed a memorandum of cooperation with RSCN in 2005. In addition, IUCN is a main partner of RSCN in the implementation of the Jordan Rift Valley Project and are co-financing part of the project through direct technical support.
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
Since 2006, RSCN has worked in cooperation with IFAW, aiming to enhance biodiversity protection in Jordan. Through this partnership, IFAW and RSCN have collaborated on several activities, such as providing training to build the capacity of regional CITES enforcement officers, supporting the progress of the rangers and environmental police unit, in addition to annually organizing Animal Action Week, the first event of its kind in the Arab world, to increase public awareness, especially among youths, about the importance of biodiversity conservation.