Antananarivo, 15-19 September 2008 - several members from the WOW Project Team were among the 160 representatives of government and non-governmental organisations as well as waterbird experts from 80 countries which met in Antananarivo, Madagascar from 15-19 September 2008 to discuss urgent conservation responses necessary to reverse the declines of many migratory waterbird species along the African-Eurasian Flyways.
Ward Hagemeijer from Wetlands International described the activities of the Wings over Wetlands Project to delegates in plenary on Tuesday (16 September), emphasizing its focus on exchanging best practice strategies for flyway and waterbird protection and a special WOW side event showcasing the Critical Site Network (CSN) Tool took place in the lunch break on the last day of the conference. For more information please see the "Daily Coverage" by the Earth Negotiations Bulletin: http://www.iisd.ca/cms/aewa-mop4/15.html
Photos from the WOW Project Side Event at AEWA MOP4 (19 September 2008):
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