About CI-Suriname


  • Conservation International is an environmental organization that has worked in Suriname for the last 20 years, and 25 years internationally in 40 countries to protect nature for the benefit of people. 
  • Vision: We imagine a healthy, prosperous world in which societies are forever committed to caring for and valuing nature, for the long-term benefit of people and all life on Earth.
  • Mission: Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the well-being of humanity.
  • Values: As we pursue our vision and mission, we are guided by these essential and timeless values:
    • Passion - We are passionate about nature and cherish the diversity of life from the sea bottoms to the mountain peaks.
    • Respect - We respect and trust each other, and we embrace the diversity of our cultures, talents, and experiences.
    • Integrity - We make every decision with integrity and are accountable for the choices we make.
    • Optimism - We are optimistic that life on Earth can be preserved and that with our partners we will witness unprecedented successes in conservation.
    • Courage - We have the courage to take bold action in the face of naysayers and critics, persevere through challenging times, and pursue our vision tirelessly and with enthusiasm.
    • Teamwork - We rely on teamwork, recognizing that openness, collaboration and cooperation are fundamental to achieving a healthy and prosperous world for all.