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
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.
20th Anniversary of AEWA - Making Flyway Conservation Happen
The 16th June 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the culmination of the inter-governmental negotiations that led to the adoption of AEWA – the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds – an international treaty dedicated to conserving species such as cranes, storks, ducks and shorebirds that regularly travel along flyways that span continents and oceans.
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.
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.