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21st December, 2016

CWSS co-organizes conference on perspectives of transboundary cooperation in World Heritage

On 12 and 13 December 2016 a conference on “Perspectives of transboundary cooperation in World Heritage” took place at the Representation of the State of Hesse in Berlin.

25th November, 2016

International experts discuss policy on sustainable development at World Heritage sites

24 World Heritage experts, practitioners and site managers from all parts of the world gathered on 14-16 November 2016 on the Isle of Vilm in Germany.

8th November, 2017

Common Wadden Sea Secretariat at UNFCCC COP23

The Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) used the opportunity of COP23 and organized a side event titled “Collaboration in Climate Change Adaption and Mitigation” on 7 November 2017 at the conference grounds.

15th November, 2017

IUCN: Number of natural World Heritage sites affected by climate change on rise

In just three years, the number of natural World Heritage sites threatened by climate change has doubled, growing from 35 to 62.

9th February, 2018

Trilateral Wadden Sea World Heritage Partnership Center: Danish architect wins competition

A new milestone has been reached in the preparations for the construction of the trilateral Wadden Sea World Heritage Partnership Center.

2nd March, 2018

Danish architect visits location of future partnership center in Wilhelmshaven

Joyful faces despite the bitter cold: Dorte Mandrup, winner of the international architectural competition for the construction of the trilateral Wadden Sea World Heritage Partnership Center, visited Wilhelmshaven.

8th August, 2018

Meeting of the three German natural World Heritage sites in Messel

In 2016, CWSS initiated an annual jour fixe of the Secretariats of the three German natural World Heritage sites aimed at exchanging information, fostering synergies and increasing their visibility among German World Heritage sites.

6th July, 2018

New Interreg project linking sustainable growth with nature protection approved

In their June meeting, the Interreg North Sea Region Programme’s Steering Committee approved the project “PROWAD LINK”.

20th June, 2018

Interreg project Building with Nature wins international video competition

The Interreg NSR project 'Building with Nature' submitted a short video for the video competition of the Interreg North Sea Region Programme. From ten entries this video was chosen as the winner.

9th May, 2018

Global community celebrates World Migratory Bird Day 2018

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.