TX2 Halfway Point

6 years ago, global leaders came together in St. Petersburg, Russia for the International Tiger Forum commonly referred to as the ‘Tiger Summit’.  This remains the most high-level meeting ever concluded for a single species. It was hosted by then World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. This landmark ‘Tiger Summit’ concluded with the St.Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation and served as the launching point for the Global Tiger Recovery Programme (GTRP) – both lay out the TX2 Goal of doubling the global number of wild tigers by the next Chinese Year of the Tiger in 2022.