• Farewell to Communication Assistant, Sewon Lim

      In the words of Sewon Lim, I am so sad that time flies so fast, and it is time to write the final internship report. EAAFP Secretariat is my first internship, outside of campus. I was nervous to meet new colleagues and to fit in new work field. Nevertheless, among the support and encouragement […]

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  • Conservation of migratory birds and their habitats along the Han River Estuary, Ro Korea

    On 2nd December 2021, Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea (HSF Korea) hosted a roundtable meeting “ Conservation of Migratory birds and their habitats along the Han River Estuary” for discussing the importance of Han River Estuary in Ro Korea and practical ways of inter-Korean cooperation with international organizations. The participants of the meeting were from the […]

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  • COP26 outcome and policy briefing in Goyang City, Ro Korea

    On 4th January 2022, Goyang City mayor hosted a briefing on its UNFCCC COP26 outcome and carbon neutrality policy plans. The main purpose of the event was to share Goyang City’s engagement during COP26, and how they can articulate proactive measures for a carbon-neutral city. Participants included Goyang City’s citizens, EAAFP Secretariat, Climate Change Center, […]

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  • 2021 International Symposium for the Hwaseong Wetlands – “All Connected through the Hwaseong Wetlands: One World, One Future”

    On 26th November, the 2021 International Symposium for the Hwaseong Wetlands hosted by Hwaseong City was held. The Symposium aimed to promote the importance and values of the Hwaseong Wetlands (Flyway Network Site: EAAF142). Government officers, site managers, national and international experts, and representatives from environmental organizations, NGOs, and local communities participated in the hybrid […]

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  • Farewell to External Relations Assistant, Yunjoo Cho

    In the words of Yunjoo Cho   Birdwatching at Hwaseong Wetland/ⓒYeonah Ku/EAAFP   Wow, what a journey! I still remember my first day at EAAFP Secretariat in March 2021 when the office was under the renovation. At that period, I didn’t expect that I would stay here for 9 months learning extensive scale of work […]

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  • Farewell to Ms. You Jin Lee, EAAFP Foundation Coordinator

    In the words of You Jin Lee © EAAFP When I first started working at the EAAFP Secretariat, the 10th Meeting of Partners (Dec 2018, China) was in the pipeline. It was an international conference which was held from 9th to 14th December 2018 in Hainan, China with around 200 participants. I assisted in the […]

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  • Seocheon City celebrated Getbol World Heritage Inscription

    On 20th December 2021, Seocheon Getbol World Heritage Inscription Ceremony was held at Seocheon Arts Center to celebrate the monumental achievement of inscribing the Seocheon Tidal Flat as part of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site “Getbol, Korean Tidal Flats”. The hybrid event was hosted by Seocheon City Government and aim to raise awareness of […]

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  • 2021 in Review: Work and achievements of EAAFP Partners and Secretariat

    Development of the Flyway Site Network 1. Welcome Taehwa River in Ro Korea and Sarobetsu Wetland in Japan as New Flyway Network Sites In 2021, two new Flyway Network Sites (FNS) were designated: On 13th May, the Taehwa River in Ulsan Metropolitan City in the Republic of Korea was listed as 150th EAAFP FNS and […]

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  • Learn about Migratory Shorebirds with Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve!

    Shorebird migration is one of Nature’s most enigmatic phenomena. To increase awareness and understanding on these amazing birds, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve created ‘Shorebird Migration’, an educational video that brings viewers through the migratory journey that these birds undertake each year. The video encapsulates the shorebird research work that was conducted at Sungei Buloh, the […]

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  • Literature list (July-December 2021)

    1) Biology & ecology Conklin, J. R., S. Lisovski, and P. F. Battley. 2021. Advancement in long-distance bird migration through individual plasticity in departure. Nature Communications 12:4780. Wang, Y., I. Damba, Q. Zhao, Y. Xie, X. Deng, R. Ga, G. Liu, Z. Xu, Y. Li, D. Gao, W. Xu, G. Chen, and L. Cao. 2021. […]

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