|Title :||World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) campaign |
|Start Date:||10 May 2014|
|End Date:||11 May 2014|
|Description:||World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is a global initiative devoted to celebrating migratory birds and for promoting their conservation worldwide. It is being organised by the Secretariats of the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) and the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ two international wildlife treaties administered by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ and other partners. In 2013, over 350 separate awareness-raising events were held in 88 countries to mark World Migratory Bird Day 2013.
The theme for 2014 will be linked to the topic of tourism and migratory birds, focusing on the global bird Ã¢â‚¬â€œ and wildlife watching industry and sustainable tourism as a vehicle to conserve migratory birds and their habitats.
|Organizer:||UNEP / AEWA and UNEP / CMS Secretariat|