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Next AEWA Standing Committee Meeting to Take Place in Uganda

The 10th Meeting of the AEWA Standing Committee (StC10) is being held from 8-10 July in Kampala at the kind invitation of the Ugandan Government. It will be the first time that the Standing Committee has met in Africa.

07 July 2015

World Heritage Natural Sites Threatened by Illegal Wildlife Trade

Bradnee Chambers, Executive Secretariat of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) was featured as a panelist during a side event of the 39th Session of the World Heritage Commission currently underway in Bonn, Germany.

02 July 2015

In Memory of Peter Pueschel

it was with deep regret and great sadness that the CMS Secretariat team heard about the sudden death of Peter Pueschel, Director for International Environmental Agreements at the International Fund for Animal Welfare

01 July 2015

World Heritage Committee Meets in Bonn

The 39th session of the Word Heritage Committee (WHC) opened in Bonn on Sunday. The WHC is one of the partners of CMS in the Biodiversity Liaison Group, an umbrella organization for seven international Conventions and treaties.

29 June 2015

AEWA Turns Twenty!

Making Flyway Conservation Happen - Twenty Years of International Waterbird Conservation in Action.

16 June 2015

WMBD Video Competition Results

The Secretariats of CMS and AEWA are marking this year’s World Environment Day (WED), the annual awareness-raising campaign led by UNEP, by announcing the winners of the first-ever World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) video competition.

05 June 2015

World Environment Day 2015

Bonn, 4 June 2015 - World Environment Day (WED) being celebrated tomorrow, 5 June, is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging w

03 June 2015

Aquatic Warbler: experts meet to discuss the next steps for its long-term protection

The Third Meeting of Signatories to the Memorandum of Understanding concerning Conservation Measures for the Aquatic Warbler reiterates the aim of its Action Plan and makes new recommendations for its implementation.

28 May 2015

International Day for Biological Diversity

On behalf of the CMS Family, Bradnee Chambers, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Migratory Species has issued the following statement

21 May 2015