Who are we

The Global Environment Centre was established in 1998 to work on environmental issues of global importance. The Centre is registered in Malaysia as a non-profit organization (Reg. no. 473058-T) but works regionally and internationally both directly and through many partners. It supports information exchange and capacity building as well as undertakes strategic projects particularly in developing countries. It works in partnership with other like-minded agencies worldwide.

Our mission

To support the protection of the environment and sustainable use of the natural resources to meet local, regional and global needs, through strategic partnerships with communities and  like-minded organizations.

Our objectives

1. To promote integrated management of biodiversity and water resources with a focus on community involvement and biodiversity conservation.

2. To promote the protection and sustainable use of forests and wetlands with a focus on integrated management for biodiversity and climate change

3. To enhance awareness, understanding and capacity as well as partnerships between different organizations and sectors to address environmental issues.

Our programmes

These are:

  • River Care Programme
  • Forest and Biodiversity Programme
  • Peatland Programme
  • Outreach and Partnerships Programme

River Care Programme

The focus of this programme is to promote and support the integrated management of river basins with particular emphasis on ensuring that biodiversity and wetland conservation and community considerations are incorporated into river basin management.

Forest and Biodiversity Programme

The Forest Programme includes activities related to assessment and management of forests at local, national and regional levels. mangrove and hill forests in partnership with local communities. The Programme includes a focus on protection and rehabilitation of

Peatland Programme

The Peatland Programme includes a broad range of activities related to assessment and management of peatlands at local, national and global level. involvement, biodiversity and climate change. The Programme includes a focus on community

Outreach and Partnership Programme

This programme area incorporates activities relating to general capacity building, environmental education, information exchange and awareness raising on global environment issues.


Monthly Tree Planting Program – 2013 is going on. Click here to download the detailed profile and application form.

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Global Environment Centre (GEC)

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+60 3 7957 2007Phone Number
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Established since 1998Year of Establishment
473058-TRegistration Number
2nd Floor, Wisma Hing, No.78, Jalan SS2/72, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor D.E., MALAYSIAAddress
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