• Farewell to our Deputy Chief Executive – Mr. Dongkoo Yun

    We are sad to announce that our Deputy Chief Executive, Mr. Dongkoo Yun has returned to work with the Incheon Metropolitan City government at the end of his secondment to the EAAFP Secretariat. Mr. Yun joined the Secretariat in February 2016 and over a three year period, Mr. Yun worked hard to help with decision-making […]

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  • Results of the 2018 Knots Painting Competition: EAAFP’s activity for “Year of the Knots”

    To call for attention and urgent actions to save knots, EAAFP had marked 2017 and 2018 as “Year of the Knots”. One of the campaign activities was the organization of Knots Painting Competition. The painting competitions happened both in 2017 and 2018. The 2018 Knots Painting Competition was open to participating from 31 Aug 2018 […]

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  • Farewell to Yeonah Ku, Communication Specialist

    Written by Yeonah Ku I have worked for EAAFP for 6 months from early Aug, 2018 to early Feb, 2019. The 6 months in EAAFP gave me a brilliant chance to grow. When I started, I was looking at moving aboard, but at the same time I wanted to have more experience before taking the […]

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  • The EAAFP Secretariat visit to Cheonsu Bay and Hwaseong Wetlands in RO Korea

    The EAAFP Secretariat visited Flyway Network Sites Cheonsu Bay and Hwaseong Wetlands in RO Korea on 29th and 30th in January, 2019.  These two sites are the important sites for migratory waterbirds. In particular, large-scale farming as well as aquatic plants, fish, reeds at the sites provide good habitats that the birds.  Cheonsu Bay is […]

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  • Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI) holds meeting, determines path forward for 2019-2023

    Over 85 participants from 20 countries and over 60 organizations flocked to the Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI) East Asian-Australasian Flyway Implementation Workshop in Hainan, P.R. China December 5-8, 2018 ahead of the EAAFP 10th Meeting of the Parties. The Arctic Council’s Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), in partnership with the Department of […]

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  • World Wetlands Day 2019

    Tackling Climate Change through Conservation of Migratory Waterbird and their Wetland Habitats The conservation of key wetlands for migratory waterbirds, such as by designation as ‘Ramsar Sites’ [link] under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands or as ‘Flyway Network Sites’ [link] under the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership, can play an important role in climate […]

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  • Study focuses on the international agreements for conserving migratory shorebirds in the EAAF

    International collaboration and cooperation are the common mantra for advancing the conservation of migratory shorebirds, and all additional migratory waterbirds, in the EAAF. Those international efforts are oftentimes materialised through agreements. Hence, improving our understanding of the system of those instruments is fundamental to advance our conservation agenda in the flyway, as they represent key […]

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  • Scaly-sided Merganser 3rd Task Force Workshop, December 5, 2018, Hunan, China

    Sixteen delegates from EAAFP Secretariat, People’s Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation were attending the 3rd Workshop with eleven Task Force members among them. New member from Russia, Stepan Kirillin, Director of Anyuiskiy National Park in Khabarovsk, was nominated. The workshop provided up-date to the list of Task Force members and consultants. Agenda […]

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  • Cheorwon Plain – Crane paradise in DMZ between DPR Korea and RO Korea

    The Cheorwon Plain in the northern part of the RO Korea is an important site for wintering birds, especially cranes and geese, and has been designated as one of the 12 Flyway Network Sites (FNS ) in the country. The Plain is dominated by rice fields fed by water from a number of reservoirs, and […]

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  • Farewell to Programme Consultant Minshil Lee

    Written by Minshil Lee First of all, during the Internship, I get hands-on experience learning various migratory waterbirds and their habitat – mudflat – through field trips to EAAFP sites, which were planned for all staff members, and events invited by local site managers. Birdwatching with birds-lovers and experts is one of the most memorable […]

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