• Update on development of the Flyway Site Network

    Over recent months, nominations for new Flyway Network Sites have been received from Bangladesh (5 sites) and Republic of Korea (1 site); the outcomes will be announced shortly. Meanwhile, the Chief Executive met with US Fish and Wildlife Service officers and scientists and developed a strategy for possible Network Site nominations in Alaska. He also […]

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  • Wetland Link International, Wetland Centre Exchange Programme

    Working with the Ramsar Secretariat, Wetland Link International (WLI) is developing a programme of exchange visits, to develop staff ability and experience. If you are interested in either hosting a colleague from another centre, or you would like to spend some time at another centre, please contact Chris Rostron of WLI at Chris.Rostron@wwt.org.uk WLI hopes […]

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  • Secretariat contact with Partners in 2011

    In the first half of 2011, the Secretariat staff met face-to-face with many Partners to discuss potential Network site nominations and other EAAFP business. Discussion with potential Partners has also been undertaken. See EAAFP visits

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  • Krabi Estuary and Bay of the EAA Flyway Site Network in Thailand

    Krabi Estuary and Bay, located in Muang District, Krabi province on the southern part of Thailand, joined the EAA Flyway Site Network as a shorebird site on 9 November 2005. The site meets Network criteria for Lesser Sandplover (Charadrius mongolus), Nordmann’s Greenshank (Tringa guttifer), Greater Sandplover (Charadrius leschenaultii), Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus). It is one […]

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  • 2012 Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia Wetland Fund (RRC-EA WF) now open; closing on 10 August 2011

    The RRC-EA Wetland Fund is open to those activities that contribute to the conservation and protection of wetlands in Eastern and South-eastern Asia. Due to scheduling issues, the deadline is 10 August 2011. All project proposals must be endorsed and submitted by the Ramsar Administrative Authority in each eligible Contracting Party. For more detailed instructions, […]

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  • Partner contribution from Republic of Korea, 2011

    In addition to ongoing Secretariat hosting and operating costs (5 years) provided by Incheon City Government under the hosting MoU, the Ministry of Environment of Korea has recently contributed KRW 50 million (USD 47,000) to the Partnership for calendar year 2011. The Secretariat and Partnership are very grateful for this generous assistance. All Partners are […]

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  • Transfer of two Mongolian sites to the Flyway Site Network confirmed

    On 10 June 2011 the Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism of Mongolia confirmed the transfer of two Mongolian sites to the Flyway Site Network: Ogii Nuur and Khurkh-Khuiten Valley. Download the updated list

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  • National mechanism for communication among Network sites launched in China

    On 22-23 May 2011, a special China Forum for Nature was conducted at Beijing Forestry University in connection with World Biodiversity Day. The Forum was co-organised by the University, the China Wildlife Conservation Association and Future Generations China and was hosted by the University’s School of Nature Conservation. Speeches were made by Ms Yin Hong, […]

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  • World Wetland Day 2011 event held at Woonkok Wetland, South Korea

    To celebrate the new Ramsar site, Woonkok Wetland in Gochang County, South Korea, a World Wetland Day event was held at the Dolmen Museum in Gochang on 11 May 2011. The event was co-organised by the Ministry of Environment Korea (MoE) and Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTMA), and was hosted by Gochang […]

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  • World Migratory Bird Day 2011, in Incheon, South Korea

    To mark World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), the EAAFP Secretariat invited Incheon city officials with their children, totaling 80 people, to a Waterbird Watching & Education Program. The program was held on 5 May 2011 coinciding with a national holiday in Korea – Children’s Day. A half day program was designed to promote awareness of […]

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