10 May is World Migratory Bird Day. The celebration initiated by AEWA and CMS raises awareness of the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats.
When the ITB in Berlin opens its doors to the public on 11-12 March 2017, visitors can experience the Wadden Sea through a broad range of activities.
Nature conservation and World Heritage experts from Denmark, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Sierra Leone discuss the opportunities and challenges of working across borders.
Sustainable tourism – main theme of the Wadden Sea World Heritage booth at Berlin’s ITB – will form the focus of various talks and workshops.
For the third time, the Wadden Sea World Heritage is organizing a stand on sustainable tourism at the world’s largest tourism fair ITB.
On 5-7 February 2017, CWSS met with the site managers of the High Coast/ Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage in Vaasa, Finland. During the visit the delegation explored common ground for future cooperation in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Marine Programme.
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.
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.
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.
In just three years, the number of natural World Heritage sites threatened by climate change has doubled, growing from 35 to 62.