25.11.2016 sustainable development

International experts discuss policy on sustainable development at World Heritage sites

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. [more]
22.11.2016 Environmental Education

Wadden Sea Education experts met at annual workshop in Ribe (DK)

30 experts on Wadden Sea education met on 14-16 November 2016 in Ribe (Denmark) at the annual International Wadden Sea School (IWSS) workshop. [more]
22.11.2016 sustainable development

First meeting of PROWAD LINK partners

Following INTERREG’s approval of the Expression of Interest (EoI) for funding of the project “PROWAD LINK”, the project partners representing nine organizations in the Wadden Sea sat together in Hamburg on 11 November to discuss the next steps towards submitting a full application. [more]
21.11.2016 World Heritage Interpretation

CWSS participates in Leipzig conference on World Heritage interpretation

Around 150 experts and stakeholders concerned with World Heritage met on 11 November 2016 during this year's “Denkmal” event at Leipzig Fair to exchange experience and views regarding World Heritage interpretation. [more]
02.11.2016 Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative

Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative visits Pan-Africa Ornithological Congess

The Pan-African Ornithological Congress (PAOC) is the most important and largest experts’ conference on African birds. It focusses on advances in research and on promoting the conservation of African birds as an integral part of African heritage. Among the participants of the 14th PAOC, held on 16-21 October 2016 in Dakar, Senegal, was the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative (WSFI). [more]
02.11.2016 The Netherlands

Dutch Wadden Sea voted most beautiful nature area of the Netherlands

Now it’s official: the Wadden Sea is the Netherland’s most beautiful nature site. [more]
02.11.2016 sustainable development

Wadden Sea project PROWAD LINK approved to submit full application

At its meeting on 28 September 2016, the INTERREG Steering Committee gave approval for the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation’s Expression of Interest (EoI) for funding of the project “PROWAD LINK”. Submitted in March 2016, the project was developed in cooperation with partners from across the Wadden Sea region as well as the United Kingdom and Norway. [more]
12.10.2016 The Netherlands

Vote for the Frisian Islands as the prettiest nature area of the Netherlands!

The Frisian Islands are competing for the title of Prettiest Nature area of the Netherlands. With the election the cabinet wishes to make Dutch nature more attractive to local and foreign visitors. Are you also a fan of the unique Dutch shallows and the Frisian Islands (Waddengebied)? Cast your vote before October 31st on www.mooistenatuurgbied.nl. [more]
11.10.2016 Sustainable Tourism

Wadden Sea World Heritage among Top 10 green solutions for tourism

"PROWAD - Protect and Prosper" was named one of ten innovative approaches to make destinations more sustainable at the end of September 2016. [more]
31.07.2016 Culture, Nature, Study report, World Heritage

Study "Nature protects Culture" acknowledges significance of Natura 2000 for UNESCO World Heritage sites

Last week the recently published study by the Association for the Environment and Nature Conservation Germany (BUND), entitled "Nature protects Culture" was handed over to the German Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks. The study states that the European Directives and Natura 2000 are playing a crucial role in maintaining World Heritage Sites. [more]
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