• Work and achievements of EAAFP Secretariat in collaboration with the Partners in 2020

    The year 2020 is an unprecedented time for everyone due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Yet, the EAAFP Partners and Secretariat adapted to the situation and overcome the challenge to continue the conservation of migratory waterbirds and wetlands. Here is a summary of the work and achievements of EAAFP Partners in which the Secretariat has also […]

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  • Russian rescued Oriental Stork came to RoKorea

    An Oriental Stork, Listed as Endangered by IUCN and as Endangered wildlife species class I in the Republic of Korea, which was rescued and released in Russia in 2020, was found in the Southernmost tip of the Korean Peninsula.  On January 4, 2021, the National Institute of Ecology under the Ministry of Environment Korea announced […]

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  • The EAAFP Foundation is established in RO Korea

    On 21 December, Mr. Pete Probasco, the Chair of EAAFP announced that the EAAFP Foundation is established in Republic of Korea with endorsement of the EAAFP Management Committee and Finance Sub-Committee. In his email to the Partners, he noted that: “Adopted at the 9th EAAFP Meeting of Partners (MOP9) in 2018, the EAAFP Sustainable Financing […]

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  • Shifting the Paradigm: A Universal Declaration of the Rights of Wetlands (#RightsOfWetlands)

    The global climate destabilization and biodiversity loss crises, of which global wetland loss and deterioration is a part, call out for a fundamental paradigm shift in the human-wetlands/human-Nature relationship. This shift is supported by the growing rights of Nature movement that acknowledges Nature/elements of Nature as living beings entitled to rights similar to rights held […]

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  • Launch of the Coordinated survey in middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River 2020/2021

    The extensive wetlands of the middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River are critical to the function of the whole Yangtze ecosystem, which in turn provides essential services to the hundreds of millions of people that live within the basin. The middle and lower Yangtze River floodplain is a globally important wintering area for waterbirds […]

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  • Incheon-Hong Kong International East Asian – Australasian Flyway Black-faced Spoonbill Conservation Cooperation Forum

    To follow up with the Sister Site Agreement between Incheon Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea (Ro Korea) and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, signed in 2019, On 14 December 2020, an International East Asian-Australasian Flyway Black-faced Spoonbill (BFS) Conservation Forum: Cooperation between Incheon-Hong Kong on Conserving Migratory Waterbirds and Their Habitats […]

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  • “Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Alliance Annual Meeting” was held in Tiaozini

    On November 21st, the “2020 Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Alliance Annual Meeting” was held in Tiaozini, Dongtai, Jiangsu Province, China. More than 80 representatives, including attendees online from research institutes, Local civil society organizations and members of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Conservation Alliance, attended the meeting to address the conservation of World Natural Heritage Sites and endangered […]

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  • Discuss the GREEN with Youths: UAC meets Green Conference

    On 20th November 2020, Mr. Doug Watkins, the Chief Executive and staff members of EAAFP Secretariat participated in a conference at University of Utah Asia Campus, titled: ‘UAC meets Green: Towards a Green New Deal through Urban Ecology’ which was hosted by the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC), Incheon Songdo, Republic of Korea (ROK). […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Assistant, Brenda Lim

    In the words of Brenda Lim “My 9-month internship at the EAAFP Secretariat served not only as an opportunity to contribute to the conservation of migratory waterbirds but also as an opportunity to gain valuable first-hand experience of working at an intergovernmental organization and learning how conservation projects can be implemented. Last year, I graduated […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Assistant, Jisoo Kim

    In the words of Jisoo Kim “It is unbelievable how time flew and is my time to say goodbye to EAAFP. The past 11 months journey in EAAFP Secretariat was quite intense with unexpected COVID-19 pandemic; however, it was impressive to see how the Secretariat and the Partners never stopped their aim for the conservation […]

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