• In September, AWF makes three Clinton Global Initiative Commitments to Action, pledging US$80 million, with fellow conservation partners, for the Partnership to Save Africa’s Elephants, declaring a US$5 million investment in sustainable African enterprises and committing to build 15 conservation primary schools across the continent.
  • AWF’s CEO was appointed to the United States Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking to provide advice and support to the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking.
  • AWF launches the “Say No Campaign,” a celebrity-driven public awareness campaign in Asia, with partners WildAid and Save the Elephants, to stop the trafficking of Africa’s rhinos and elephants.