AEWA News

Projects Chosen for AEWA Small Grants!

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.

15 April 2014

Call for Nominations for the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards 2015

The Ramsar Convention Secretariat is calling for nominations for the sixth round of the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Awards, which will be presented at the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Cont

15 April 2014

Welcome to the New AEWA Website!

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.

11 April 2014

CMS Family Participates in Bonn Marathon

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.

07 April 2014

Bird Trapping in Egypt and Libya – Plan of Action Put in Place

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.

03 April 2014

Study Group Launched to Support CMS Migratory Landbirds Action Plan

The Migratory Landbirds Study Group (MLSG) was launched at an inaugural meeting “Migratory landbirds: research, monitoring and conservation” in Wilhelmshaven (Germany) on the 26-28 March 2014.

28 March 2014

UNEP/AEWA Secretariat Joins CMS and WHMSI in Flyway Meetings

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.

21 March 2014

World Migratory Bird Day 2014 - Destination Flyways: Migratory Birds and Tourism

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.

19 March 2014

Latest “Migratory Birds for People” Newsletter Features World Migratory Bird Day 2014

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.

18 March 2014