Medium Term International Work Programmes

A detailed Action Plan is annexed to the MOU. It summarizes the distribution, biology and conservation status of the Aquatic Warbler, and describes precise actions to be taken by relevant countries. The main objective of the Action Plan is to maintain the Aquatic Warbler throughout its range and, in the medium to long term, promote the expansion of the breeding population to other suitable areas. Priority conservation actions to be taken by the Signatories can be summarized as follows: legislative measures to ensure the species’ and habitat protection, conservation of all existing sites, increase of the area of suitable habitat at existing sites and restoration of additional sites, monitoring and research, and the establishment of a public awareness strategy.