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08. July 2015
Since 2014, the entire Wadden Sea is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so the Wadden Sea was not on the agenda of the 39th meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee (Bonn, Germany, June 28 – July 8, 2015). But the meeting presented various opportunities to showcase the Wadden Sea World Heritage. ... [more]
08. July 2015
On the occasion of the 39th meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee (Bonn, Germany, June 28 – July 8, 2015), The Executive Secretary of AEWA, Jacques Trouvilliez and the Secretary of CWSS, Rüdiger Strempel, co-authored an op-ed on the subject of natural World Heritage sites. ... [more]
16. June 2015
On 11 June 2015, the 14th meeting of the Wadden Sea Board (WSB) was held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Main items addressed were trilateral activities in the framework of the World Heritage and integrated ecosystem management, as well as administrative and budget-related matters. ... [more]
11. June 2015
On 11 June 2015, a delegation from the "Ecosystem Conservation Society - Japan", headed by its president Mr. Hobun Ikeya, visited the Wadden Sea World Heritage. The visit was organized by the Society’s European representative Mari Teufel. ... [more]
08. June 2015
On 4 June 2015, members of the Task-Groups World Heritage, Management and Monitoring and the newly constituted Editorial Board for the preparation of the Quality Status Report (QSR) 2016 met for a workshop in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. ... [more]
04. June 2015
On 2 June 2015, experts from around the Wadden Sea region met in Bremen, Germany, for the second of two workshops aimed at discussing the feasibility of and options for the establishment of a Wadden Sea World Heritage Competence Centre. The Bremen workshop was once again prepared and facilitated by Dr. Andy Brown. ... [more]
03. June 2015
The Joint Monitoring of Migratory Birds (JMMB) Group presents 25- and 10-year trends on 34 migratory bird species up to 2011/2012. For the first time trends of 10 sub-species are included in the progress report. ... [more]
26. May 2015
On 20 May 2015, Rüdiger Strempel, CWSS Secretary, presented the Wadden Sea World Heritage to a select group of German Members of Parliament (MP) during a "Parliamentary Evening" at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. ... [more]
19. May 2015
Linking regional and global aspects of nature conservation, two meetings held back to back in Bonn on 13 May 2015 discussed the protection of migratory birds along the East Atlantic Flyway. ... [more]
15. May 2015
At a one-day final project conference in Hamburg on 12 May 2015, representatives of the three Wadden Sea states, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands as well as stakeholders from the business and conservation communities discussed the results of the transnational PROWAD project and explored the possibility of continuing this collaboration in the future. ... [more]

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