South & Central America & The Caribbean

UN General Assembly Proclaims 3 March as World Wildlife Day

The United Nations is highlighting the intrinsic values and contributions of wild animals and plants, particularly endangered and protected species, by devoting 3 March as ‘World Wildlife Day.’ In

15 January 2014

Colombia signs Sharks MOU

The CMS Secretariat welcomes Colombia as the 27th country signing the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (Sharks MOU) with effect from 1 November 2013.

29 December 2013

WHMSI - Migratory Species: Biological, Cultural, and Economic Assets of the Americas

WHMSI (the Western Hemisphere Migratory Species Initiative) seeks to contribute significantly to the conservation of the migratory species of the Western Hemisphere by strengthening communication and cooperation among nations, international conventions and civil society, and by expanding constituencies and political support. The initiative includes all migratory species, covering taxa as diverse as birds, marine turtles, marine and terrestrial mammals, fish and invertebrates.

06 March 2014

Uruguay

07 August 2019