Non-Governmental Organizations Année 2009 // NGO Thursday // 5.7.2009 Non-Governmental Organizations Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) GISP provides support to the implementation of Article 8(h) of the Convention on Biological Diversity and has contributed extensively to the knowledge and awareness of invasive species through the development of a range of products and publications. More » The Invasive Species Specialist Group in the Species Survival Commission of The World Conservation Union (IUCN SSC ISSG) ISSG provides advice on threats from invasives and control or eradication methods to IUCN members, conservation practitioners, and policy-makers. More » The Nature Conservancy (TNC) TNC is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. More » Defenders of Wildlife Wild life and habitat conservation, nationally and internationally. More » Micronesia Regional Invasive Council (RISC) Micronesia Regional Invasive Council (RISC) composed by the chief executives from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Palau and Yap to coordinate and collaborate regionally to effectively address the threat of invasive alien species.