• Announcement of EAAFP Partners Workshop leading up to MOP 11

    In preparation of and to increase dialogue with and between Partners in the months leading up to MOP11, which will be held in Brisbane Australia, from 12th – 17th March 2023, the Secretariat is organizing a series of webinars endorsed by the EAAFP Management Committee with the following schedule and program. The webinar series will give Partners the opportunity to be briefed on important ongoing activities of the Secretariat and follow-up on Decisions made at MOP10. The EAAFP Secretariat is inviting all Partners to mark these dates and participate in the webinars. Title: EAAFP Partners Workshop lead up to MOP 11 Date/Time: 1 – 5 August 2022; 15:00 – 17:30 KST Organizers: EAAFP Secretariat and Management Committee Participants: EAAFP Partners, EAAFP Working Groups and Task Forces, Flyway Network Site Managers Language: English Meeting Platform: Zoom Register: https://cutt.ly/dJJgCmV *We invite everyone to join as many sessions as possible EAAFP Provisional Programme Day Programme Presenter/Moderator Day 1 Opening Remarks Robb Kaler, MC Chair Briefing on MOP11 Doug Watkins, Secretariat Chief Executive/Nick Davidson, TsC Chair Activities of the Management Committee Robb Kaler, MC Chair Report on the Secretariat’s workplan and budget Doug Watkins, Secretariat Chief Executive Day 2 Presentation on the Partner New Reporting Template for MOP11 Doug Watkins, Secretariat Chief Executive Interactive Session 1: How to increase the effectiveness of Working Group/Task Forces for EAAFP, following up on the Discussion Paper presented at MoP10 (link). (TBC) Day 3 MOP10 DD08: EAAFP Guidelines for National and Site Partnerships (link) Jennifer George, Consultant MOP10 DD 09: EAAFP Guidelines for the Sister Site Program (link) Day 4 Presentation on the revised CEPA Action Plan 2023 – 2028 Casey Burns, CEPA Working Group Chair Update on the ADB Regional Flyway Initiative Duncan Lang, Asian Development Bank /Doug Watkins, Secretariat Chief Executive /Ding Li, BirdLife International Day 5 Conservation Status Review of Migratory Waterbird Populations for the EAAFP [MOP10 DD 12] / Q&A Taej Mundkur, Consultant to Wetlands International Interactive Session 2: How to expand, strengthen and engage the Flyway Site Network, including adopting a more simplified and focused nomination form (SIS)  Nick Davidson, TsC Chair/Qing Zeng, Science Officer Closing Remarks Robb Kaler, MC Chair For inquiries, please email to secretariat@eaaflyway.net.


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  • EAAFP MOP11 – 4th Notification to Partners

    With regards to the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic situation, international travel measures and restrictions imposed in many Partner countries, the Australian Government and BirdLife Australia have proposed revised dates regarding the hosting of MoP11 to the 12th -17th March, 2023 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The EAAFP Management Committee has accepted the generous hosting offer from the Australian co-hosts. The Management Committee also endorsed the Secretariat organizing a series of webinars to increase dialogue with and between Partners. This is also an opportunity for Partners to be briefed on important issues to be tabled for consideration at MoP11, including Activities of the Secretariat; Draft Guidelines for National/Site Partnerships and Sister Site Programme; Migratory Waterbird Conservation Status Review; Update on the ADB Regional Flyway Initiative; Briefing on the proposed Partner Reporting Template for MoP 11, etc. The webinars are proposed for June, 2022. Further notification and details will be announced in due course. The EAAFP Secretariat regrets any inconvenience caused by the postponement of MoP. The Secretariat will continue its work and update Partners, Working Groups and Task Forces on issues and the proposed decision papers related to MoP11 via email, the MoP11 webpage , and social media channels. Please feel free to contact the Secretariat at secretariat@eaaflyway.net for any relevant inquiries.


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  • EAAFP – 3rd Notification To Partners Of MOP 11

      EAAFP – 3rd Notification To Partners Of MOP 11 Earlier in the year the EAAFP Management Committee and the Australian…


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  • EAAFP – 2nd Notification To Partners Of MOP 11

    Letter from Mr. Pete Probasco, Chair, EAAFP Management Committee The EAAFP Secretariat is pleased to announce the dates and location for…


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  • Australia and BirdLife Australia to host 11th Meeting of Partners for the EAAFP in 2021

    The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) is pleased to announce that it has officially accepted Australia’s offer to co-host, with BirdLife Australia, the Flyway Partnership’s 11th Meeting of Partners…


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  • MoP11

    Announcement   EAAFP MOP11 – 4th Notification to Partners With regards to the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic situation, international travel measures and restrictions imposed in many Partner countries, the Australian Government and BirdLife Australia have proposed revised dates regarding the hosting of MoP11 to the 12th -17th March, 2023 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The EAAFP Management Committee has accepted the generous hosting offer from the Australian co-hosts. The Management Committee also endorsed the Secretariat organizing a series of webinars to increase dialogue with and between Partners. This is also an opportunity for Partners to be briefed on important issues to be tabled for consideration at MoP11, including Activities of the Secretariat; Draft Guidelines for National/Site Partnerships and Sister Site Programme; Migratory Waterbird Conservation Status Review; Update on the ADB Regional Flyway Initiative; Briefing on the proposed Partner Reporting Template for MoP 11, etc. The webinars are proposed for June, 2022. Further notification and details will be announced in due course. The EAAFP Secretariat regrets any inconvenience caused by the postponement of MoP. The Secretariat will continue its work and update Partners, Working Groups and Task Forces on issues and the proposed decision papers related to MoP11 via email, the MoP11 webpage , and social media channels. Please feel free to contact the Secretariat at secretariat@eaaflyway.net for any relevant inquiries. PROGRAM PAPERS REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION REGISTRATION IMPORTANT INFORMATION PRESS AND MEDIA CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP ABOUT MOP The EAAFP MOP11 Provisional Agenda is available [here] (updated on 17 April 2020 ). Period: 14-19 March 2021 Venue: Royal on the Park Hotel and Suites, Brisbane, Australia Contact: secretariat@eaaflyway.net Information note for EAAFP MOP11 is now available [here].  Table 1. Timeline and Document Deadlines for EAAFP MOP11 Note: Deadlines for the submission of papers for MOP are informed by “EAAFP MOP9 Decision 5 ‐ New Rules of Procedures for MOPs”. Table 2. Tentative Schedule for EAAFP MOP11 and associated events, 14 – 19 March 2021 Press Release 24 FEB 2022 - 4th Notification to Partners of MOP 11 With regards to the continuing COVID-19 global pandemic situation, international travel measures and restrictions imposed in many Partner countries, the Australian Government and BirdLife Australia have proposed revised dates regarding the hosting of MoP11 to the 12th -17th March, 2023 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The EAAFP Management Committee has accepted the generous hosting offer from the Australian co-hosts. Full version is available: https://www.eaaflyway.net/eaafp-mop11-4th-notification/ Press Release 28 OCT 2020 - 3rd Notification To Partners of MOP 11 Following communication with the Australian Government and discussions at the EAAFP Management Committee meeting held last week, regarding the timing of EAAFP 11th Meeting of Partners (MoP11), the following decision has been taken: Due to the ongoing restrictions on international travels, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, EAAFP MoP11 will be postponed for 12 months. The Secretariat will confirm MoP11 arrangements (including the new timeline for documents) once the specific meeting dates are finalized by our hosts – the Australian Government and BirdLife Australia. Full version is available: https://www.eaaflyway.net/3rd-notification-to-partners-of-mop11/ Press Release 22 APR 2020 - 2nd Notification To Partners Of MOP 11 The EAAFP Secretariat is pleased to announce the dates and location for the 11th Meeting of the Partners (MOP11). The MOP11 and associated events will take place from 14 to 19 March 2021 in Brisbane, Queensland at the kind invitation of the Government of Australia and BirdLife Australia. Timeline and Document Deadlines for EAAFP MOP11 and Tentative Schedule for EAAFP MOP11 were also announced. Full version is available: https://www.eaaflyway.net/2nd-notification-to-mop11/ Press Release 14 OCT 2019 - Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day  and Announcement of Australia and BirdLife Australia to host 11th Meeting of Partners for the EAAFP in 2021 The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) is pleased to announce that it has officially accepted Australia’s offer to co-host, with BirdLife Australia, the Flyway Partnership’s 11th Meeting of Partners in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 14 to 19 March 2021. Full version is available: https://www.eaaflyway.net/australia-and-birdlife-australia-to-host-11th-meeting-of-partners-for-the-eaafp-in-2021/ Press Release 12 OCT 2019 - Australia and BirdLife Australia to host 11th Meeting of Partners for the EAAFP in 2021 World Migratory Bird Day highlights both the fragile wonder of bird migration and the critical importance of local environmental action to protect habitats and reduce the threat of plastics. The Morrison Government, in partnership with Birdlife Australia, can today announce it will bring together 18 national governments, intergovernmental organisations and the international business sector to address the most pressing threats to migratory waterbirds and their habitats at the 11th Meeting of Partners of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership in Brisbane in March 2021. Full version is available: https://minister.environment.gov.au/ley/news/2019/celebrating-world-migratory-bird-day   MOP11 welcomes corporate sponsorship. Please contact Hee-Jin Oh (External Relations Team) at mallard@eaaflyway.net for queries.       Group photo at MoP10 Partners meet regularly to report against an Implementation Strategy, respond to emerging issues and priorities and discuss future collaboration. Launch and First meeting of Partners – Bogor, Indonesia (November 2006) Second meeting of Partners – Beijing, China (November 2007) Third meeting of Partners – Incheon, Republic of Korea, (November 2008) Fourth meeting of Partners – Songdo, Republic of Korea, (February 2010) Fifth meeting of Partners – Siem Reap, Cambodia, (December 2010) Sixth meeting of Partners – Palembang, Indonesia, (19-23 March 2012) Seventh meeting of Partners – Alaska, USA (10-14 June 2013) Eighth meeting of Partners – Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan (16-21 Jan 2015) Ninth meeting of Partners – Singapore (11-15 January 2017) Tenth meeting of Partners – Haina, China (9-14 December 2018) Eleventh meeting of Partners - Brisbane, Australia (14-19 March 2021) Please click [here] for more information.


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