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UNEA Event Spotlights Wildlife-friendly Energy Deployment

The CMS Family and BirdLife International are joining forces at the forthcoming Second Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) to raise awareness of guidelines devised to ensure that renewable energy installations are deployed in ways that have no adverse impact on migratory species such as birds and bats.

25 May 2016

XXI Meeting of the Canada/Mexico/U.S. Trilateral Committee for Wildlife and Ecosystem Conservation and Management

The slogan of the XXI Meeting of the Trilateral Committee held in Ottawa, 16-19 May was “Celebrating 100 years of conservation of migratory birds and their habitats and looking ahead to the next 100 years”.

24 May 2016

UNEA Side Event Highlights Link Between Healthy Vultures and Healthy People

Bonn, 24 May 2016 - “Healthy vultures, healthy people” is the title of a Green Room Event on vultures convened by BirdLife International on 25 May at 15.00 hrs in the margins of th

24 May 2016

World Fish Migration Day 2016: Connecting Fish, Rivers and People!

World Fish Migration Day is being celebrated on 21 May for the second time, with the theme “Connecting Fish, Rivers and People”. Over 1,500 organizations are involved and events are taking place in more than 400 different localities around the world to mark the day and to highlight the importance of healthy rivers.

19 May 2016

In Memoriam – Professor Roberto Schlatter

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (UNEP/CMS) is mourning the passing of the eminent Professor, Dr. Roberto Schlatter Vollmann

16 May 2016

Executive Secretary in Brazil – Addressing Senate and World Environmental Law Congress

CMS Executive Secretary, Bradnee Chambers, has just completed a busy visit to Brazil, a country which became the 122nd Party to CMS in October last year.

11 May 2016

United Arab Emirates Has Joined CMS!

The CMS Family is very pleased to welcome the United Arab Emirates as the 123rd Party to the Convention, with effect from 1 May 2016.

09 May 2016

Actions to Protect Andean Flamingos Agreed in Cuzco

On 26-27 April 2016 the First Meeting of Signatories of the High Andean Flamingos MOU took place in Cuzco (Peru).

09 May 2016

World Migratory Bird Day 2016 - "… and when the skies fall silent?"

Join the celebration of a great natural wonder on World Migratory Bird Day! Take action and celebrate, conserve and raise awareness of migratory birds on or around 10 May 2016 by organizing educational programmes, lectures, bird walks, visits to bird-watching sites, competitions, art exhibitions and other public events.

04 May 2016