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Media Advisory for the 7th Session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) to AEWA, held in Durban, South Africa in December 2018
What: 7th Meeting of the Parties (AEWA MOP7) to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA), administered by UN Environment
When: AEWA MOP7, 4 – 8 December 2018
Where: Olive Convention Centre, Durban, South Africa
- Strategic Plan & Plan of Action for Africa – Adoption of a new strategic plan to guide future conservation efforts under the treaty as well as a dedicated plan for Africa;
- Conservation Status Report, 7th Edition;
- Seabirds - Priority actions to address plastic pollution, overfishing, bycatch, entanglement and ingestion of plastic;
- International Species Action Plans - Dedicated Action Plans for the Dalmatian Pelican, Whiteheaded Duck and Velvet Scoter will be tabled for adoption by Parties.
AEWA is considered one of the most focused environmental treaties, whereby activities implemented under the AEWA Action Plan directly contribute to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Aichi Biodiversity Targets.
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