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Atelier de démarrage - Plan d’action de l’AEWA pour l’Afrique 2019-2027

L’atelier du groupe de travail dédié à l’élaboration du Plan d’action de l’AEWA pour l’Afrique 2019-2027 aura lieu du 10 au 12 octobre à Dakar au Sénégal. Cet atelier permettra de lancer le processus d’élaboration du Plan d’action. Le groupe de travail est composé de représentants des Parties contractantes africaines de l’AEWA, des Comités permanent et technique de l’AEWA, des observateurs venant des Parties non-africaines de l’AEWA et des organisations partenaires de l’AEWA, ainsi que du Secrétariat PNUE/AEWA.

04 October 2017

Wadden Sea Day: Celebrating one of the Better Functioning Flyway Networks in the World

August 31 is Wadden Sea Day, a celebration organized by the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat and the National Park Lower Saxon Wadden Sea and taking place at the UNESCO Wadden Sea World Heritage Visitor Centre in Wilhelmshaven. This year’s event focuses on “Partnering for World Heritage” and showcases examples of successful cooperation across sectors and borders from the Wadden Sea region and beyond.

31 August 2017

Two Goose Management Meetings Took Place in Denmark

Representatives of Range State Governments, experts and key stakeholders came together in Copenhagen from 15 to16 June to the 2nd annual meeting of the AEWA European Goose Management International Working Group (AEWA EGM IWG). The meeting was kindly hosted by the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food, Environmental Protection Agency and chaired by Mr. Øystein Størkersen, representing Norway.

31 July 2017

New European Goose Management Platform Coordinator Joins the UNEP/AEWA Secretariat

The UNEP/AEWA Secretariat is pleased to announce the recruitment of Ms. Eva Meyers as the Coordinator of the European Goose Management Platform (EGMP). Eva is of German nationality and has a background in conservation biology. She has working experience in diverse areas of international nature and biodiversity conservation, including protection of threatened species, working in collaboration with governmental agencies and various stakeholders.

28 July 2017

World Heritage Committee Meets in Cracow: Hope for the Yellow Sea

The 41st session of the World Heritage Committee is taking place in Cracow, Poland from 2 to 12 July 2017. Like every year, the representatives from 21 States Parties to the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage will identify, based on nominations submitted by States Parties, cultural and natural properties that need to be protected and decide which of those will be added to the World Heritage List.

05 July 2017

Quatre nouveaux projets bénéficient du Fonds de petites subventions de l’AEWA

Quatre projets de Parties contractantes de l’AEWA en Afrique ont été sélectionnés afin d’être financés dans le cadre du dernier cycle du Fonds de petites subventions de l’AEWA. Les projets – émanant du Kenya, de la Mauritanie, du Nigeria et du Zimbabwe – recevront une somme totale d’environ 40 000 $US, qui sera consacrée à des activités de conservation en faveur d’espèces de l’AEWA et de leurs habitats.Les projets retenus ont été sélectionnés parmi 19 propositions soumises par 14 pays d’Afrique, à la suite d’un processus d’évaluation et d’approbation auquel ont participé les Comités technique et permanent, et le Secrétariat de l’AEWA.

06 June 2017

Record Numbers of Lesser White-fronted Geese Observed in Finland on Spring Migration

This spring a record number of Lesser White-fronted Geese (Anser erythropus) were observed at the traditional staging area on the Bothnian Bay Coast near the city of Oulu in northern Finland. Observers counted at least 121 individuals at Siikajoki, which is the highest number observed since 1963. The small Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose population is recognized as Critically Endangered within the European Union, and is currently estimated to number some 30 breeding pairs.

31 May 2017

La version portugaise du texte de l'Accord est disponible !

Une version portugaise du texte de l'Accord et de ses annexes tels qu’amendés par la 6e session de la Réunion des Parties en novembre 2015, est disponible grâce au soutien financier du Gouvernement suisse. Le Secrétariat PNUE/AEWA est convaincu que cette version portugaise du texte de l'Accord facilitera la mise en œuvre de l'AEWA par les Parties lusophones au niveau national, et contribuera à promouvoir l'adhésion des États de l'aire de répartition lusophones qui ne sont pas encore Parties contractantes.

30 May 2017

Energy Task Force Side Event: Reconciling Energy Developments with Migratory Species Conservation

Members of the Energy Task Force, including the CMS and AEWA Secretariats, BirdLife International, and the German Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) joined forces at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference to raise awareness of the importance of reconciling migratory species conservation with the deployment of renewable energy and power lines globally.

23 May 2017

Energy Task Force Side Event Today: Reconciling Energy Developments with Migratory Species Conservation

Achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement requires scaling up of renewable energy whilst ensuring ecological integrity and biodiversity protection. Species conservation is one of the challenges. CMS has established a Multi-stakeholder Task Force on Reconciling Selected Energy Sector Developments with Migratory Species Conservation – the Energy Task Force - to address this issue internationally.

17 May 2017