Workshop on Cetacean Bycatch: effectiveness of current mitigation measures and possible improvements in the future - 20 March 2010

30 December 2009 - In the margins of the 24th Conference of the European Cetacean Society, to be held in Stralsund, Germany, from 22-24 March 2010, a joint workshop by ASCOBANS, the European Commis

30 December 2009

Open Tender for a Review of Trend Analyses in the ASCOBANS Area - deadline for applications 27 December 2009

14 December 2009 - The 16th Meeting of the Advisory Committee recommended that a review of trend analyses of stranding and other data of small cetaceans in the ASCOBANS area be carried out.

14 December 2009

Call for Applications - Internship Programme 2010 UNEP/CMS Family (CMS, AEWA, EUROBATS and ASCOBANS)

Bonn, 22 October 2009 - The UNEP/CMS Secretariat would like to announce that the Internship Programme for 2010 has been advertised and is ready to receive applications for the selection process.

22 October 2009

New Interim Management in Place for CMS

Bonn/Nairobi, 30 July 2009–- Elizabeth Maruma Mrema has been appointed Officer in Charge of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Dire

31 July 2009

Farewell to Rob Hepworth

Bonn, 27 July 2009 - Mr. Robert Hepworth, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Secretariat left the CMS Secretariat on 27 July 2009. In addition, Mr.

28 July 2009

18-26 July 2009: Winner of the third "ASCOBANS Outreach and Education Award" organises the 8th UK National Whale and Dolphin Watch

A jury formed at the 16th Meeting of the Advisory Committee (Brugge, Belgium, 20-24 April 2009) decided on the winner of the 3rd ASCOBANS Outreach and Education Award, which will be presented to th

27 July 2009

2 July 2009: Harbour Porpoises Slow Speed Boat Rallye in German Baltic Sea

Germany has given priority to the conservation needs of the harbour porpoises living and breeding in its part of the Baltic Sea: a speed boat rallye planned by a private company for 4-5 July has be

02 July 2009