The UNEP/AEWA Secretariat is pleased to announce that two projects – one in Guinea, the other in Gabon - have been chosen for funding under the 2013 cycle of the AEWA Small Grants Fund. This fund is a source of financial support aimed at promoting the implementation of AEWA in developing countries and countries with economies in transition. Since its launch in 2010 it has focused exclusively on the African region.
As part of the CMS Family Website Project, AEWA is pleased to present this new online presence. Based on a tailor-made database, the website allows a more interactive user experience and professional data management.
Several intrepid members of the CMS and AEWA Secretariats took part in the annual Bonn Marathon on 6 April, with three individuals running in the half marathon and three teams of four participating in the team race over the full 42-kilometre distance.
The Plan of Action to Address Bird Trapping along the Mediterranean Coasts of Egypt and Libya went public today together with the launch of the freshly-developed website for the International Task Force, established to ensure its effective implementation.
From 11 to 14 March 2014 representatives from the Western Hemisphere Migratory Species Initiative (WHMSI) and members of the CMS Flyway Working Group met in Montego Bay, Jamaica to discuss the conservation of flyways of the Americas and the CMS Global Programme of Work (POW) for Flyways 2014-2020.
Each year on the second weekend in May, dedicated organizations and people around the world plan events to mark World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) celebrating migratory birds and raising awareness about the need for their conservation.
A new edition of the “Migratory Birds for People” Newsletter has recently been published by Wetland Link International. The Newsletter gives updates on meetings, project development and news from partners. The March edition also features an article of this year’s World Migratory Bird Day.