JWCS is one of a small number of NGOs in Japan active on CITES related matters. Our activities are only possible because of donations and membership fees.
In the history of mankind, conservation is a new departure in the relationship between man and wildlife. JWCS aims to conserve wildlife by establishing a new culture of co-existence.
JWCS has 5 projects,Holding policy study workshops, Survey and making policy recommendations,Support for activities on wildlife conservation in wildlife habitats, Public awareness raising, and Participation in international conferences.
JWCS started work in 1990 around a core group of researchers. Since 1994 we have been the only Japanese domestic NGO participating in CITES on the matter of wildlife conservation. We have also participated in CBD since 2010.