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

11 June 2009: Open Tender for the Development of a Fisheries Leaflet for ASCOBANS - deadline for applications 30 June

The Triennium Work Plan for the Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic, North East Atlantic, Irish and North Seas (ASCOBANS) requests the development of targeted information

11 June 2009

20-24 April 2009: 16th Meeting of the Advisory Committee, Brugge, Belgium

The ASCOBANS Secretariat gratefully accepted the kind offer of Belgium to host the 16th Meeting of the ASCOBANS Advisory Committee (AC) in Brugge at the

25 April 2009

!!! 17th Meeting of the Advisory Committee POSTPONED !!!

19 April 2010 - Due to the ongoing flight restrictions in large parts of Europe, which make it impossible for the majority of national delegations to be present, the Secretariat today had to take t

19 April 2009

4 March 2009: ECS Takes Stand on Sonar Mitigation

The 23rd Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society was held in Istanbul, Turkey, on 2-4 March 2009.

04 March 2009

23-25 February 2009: 5th Meeting of the Jastarnia Group, Turku, Finland

The ASCOBANS Working Group to take forward the implementation of the Recovery Plan for the Baltic Harbour Porpoise (also called Jastarnia Plan) will meet for the fifth time in February 2009.

25 February 2009