• World Migratory Bird Day 2021 May Event – DPRK

    Event title: World Migratory Bird Day 2021 event in DPRK Organizer: Ministry of Land and Environment Protection Participants: About 80 people including school students, teachers or parents, researchers, scientists, site managers for flyway site and wetlands, and decision or policy makers. Summary: Mundok Migratory Bird Reserve (MMBR) in Mundok County, South Phyongan Province in the […]

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  • Update about Kumya Wetland Reserve (EAAF044) in DPRK

    Translation of the Original Source: Kumsugangsan, December 2020 The Kumya Wetland Reserve, located in Geumya-gun of Hamgyeongnam-do has a beautiful landscape filled with the sound of chirping birds. The reserve sits at the estuary of the Geumya-gang river and the Deukj-gang river and is a habitat of more than 200 migratory waterbirds of the East-Asian […]

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  • Joint bird survey in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) October 2019

    Report by Dr. Carmen Or (WWF-Hong Kong), Mr. Yat-tung Yu (Hong Kong Bird Watching Society) and Dr. Bernhard Seliger (Hanns Seidel Foundation)   After the 1st Swan Goose Festival at Mundok Migratory Bird Reserve on 13th October 2019, a 5-day joint bird survey by researchers from MoLEP, Academy of Science of Korea, Hanns Seidel Foundation, WWF-Hong Kong and Hong […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – DPRK

    Event title: World Migratory Bird Day Event 2019 – Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Organizer: Ministry of Land and Environment Protection (MoLEP) Target audience: School students, teachers or parents, Site manager, local government officials related to the nature conservation Outcome: On the occasion of the World Migratory Bird Day, the MoLEP published and disseminated “WMBD” posters to […]

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  • The Role of Us, to Coordinate with DPRK for the environment of the Korean Peninsula.

    On 10 April 2019, there was an event in Seoul, Republic of Korea, titled “The Role of Us, to Coordinate with DRRK for the environment of the Korean Peninsula.” held by Korea Safety Health Environment Foundation. The event mainly aimed to share the previous coordinating progress in the Korea Peninsula and confirm the will to […]

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  • DPRK

    Democratic People’s Republic of Korea EAAFP Member since: 2018 Number of EAAFP Flyway Network Sites: 2 Focal Point Contact: Ms. Ri Kyong Sim Director of Division of International Cooperation, Department of External Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Land and Environment Protection DPRK became a Partner in 2018 (MoP10). It now has 2 Flyway Site Network Sites, […]

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  • HSF attends 6th Rason International Trade Exhibition in DPRK

    EAAFP Partner Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea (HSF Korea) attended the 6th Rason International Trade Exhibition in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), 8-11 August 2016. The DPRK has many important habitats for migratory waterbirds such as Scaly-sided Merganser, Swan Goose and Black-faced Spoonbill. The EAAFP Secretariat worked together with HSF Korea in developing CEPA materials for the […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day: protecting migratory birds in DPRK – National Workshop conducted

    Felix Glenk, Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea Migratory birds don’t know borders. Worldwide, huge migratory bird movements take place each year in the spring and autumn season on what are called flyways—some of them connect Europe and Africa and some span across eastern Asia and the western Pacific. Faced with many threats such as hunting, egg […]

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  • EAAFP Secretariat supports HSF Korea in developing materials for Rason International Trade Exhibition in DPRK

    by EAAFP Secretariat The EAAFP Secretariat supported Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea (HSF Korea) in developing CEPA materials for the poster session at the Rason International Trade Exhibition (RITE) in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), as reported in the article from HSF Korea below. The DPRK has many important habitats for migratory waterbirds such as […]

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  • Joint Shorebird Survey of the Onchon County Coast of DPRK

    Joint Shorebird Survey of the Onchon County Coast of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) by Nature Conservation Union of Korea, DPRK and P?korokoro Miranda Naturalists’ Trust, New Zealand, 5 – 7 May 2015  P?korokoro Miranda Naturalists’ Trust Introduction Each year hundreds of thousands of migratory shorebirds stage in the Yellow Sea region during their annual migration between […]

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