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Wildlife Management and Conservation in Central Asia: Regional Cooperation and International Partnership

The CMS vision for regional collaboration for wildlife management and conservation in Central Asia was presented at the international conference “Regional practices on sustainable use in hunting te

07 October 2015

22nd ASCOBANS Advisory Committee Meeting Paves Way for Meeting of the Parties in 2016

The Hague/Bonn – The ASCOBANS Advisory Committee, a body set up to provide advice and information to Party States on the conservation and management of small cetaceans, convened its 22nd

06 October 2015

Meeting of Signatories to CMS Raptors MOU Starts in Norway

Bonn/Abu Dhabi, 05 October 2015 - Government representatives and conservationists will meet 5 - 8 October in Trondheim, Norway, to share experience and

05 October 2015

Brazil Joins CMS as Party No 122

The CMS Family is pleased to welcome the Federative Republic of Brazil as the 122nd Party to the Convention, with effect from 1 October.

29 September 2015

UN Sustainable Development Goals: Statement by the Biodiversity Liaison Group

With 150 world leaders gathering in New York to attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit, the heads of the seven Conventions and Treaties that form the Biodiversity Liaison Group have issued a statement.

25 September 2015

Save the World II – How Climate Change is Affecting Migratory Birds

The Save the World festival was staged for the second time in Bonn from 18 to 20 September bringing together well-known artists, UN experts and a variety of NGOs with the aim of highlighting in an entertaining yet still informative manner the consequences of climate change

21 September 2015

Forging Closer Links – CMS and BirdLife Strengthen Cooperation

BirdLife International hosts meeting with senior CMS staff

11 September 2015

Malaysia gears up to protect marine turtles - and other migratory species

Efforts to conserve migratory species – and marine turtles in particular – in Malaysia seem likely to step up a gear if recommendations made at a seminar and workshop held at the Institute of Oceanography and Environment of the University Malaysia Terengganu are accepted.

09 September 2015

Majority Female Ranger Unit from South Africa Wins Top UN Environmental Prize

The Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit, a South African and majority-women ranger group, has been announced as one of the winners of the United Nation’s top environmental accolade, the Champions of the Earth award - UNEP Press Release

08 September 2015

Capacity-Building Workshop for Non-Member States of Latin America

The CMS Secretariat, together with the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), is organizing for the first time a training workshop for Spanish-speaking Latin American Non-Parties.

04 September 2015