21.12.2016 On 12 and 13 December 2016 a conference on “Perspectives of transboundary cooperation in World Heritage” took place at the Representation of the State of Hessen in Berlin.
19.12.2016 Harbour seal The population of harbour seals in the Wadden Sea area remained largely stable in 2016.
25.11.2016 sustainable development 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.
22.11.2016 Environmental Education 30 experts on Wadden Sea education met on 14-16 November 2016 in Ribe (Denmark) at the annual International Wadden Sea School (IWSS) workshop.
22.11.2016 sustainable development 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.
21.11.2016 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.
02.11.2016 Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative 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).
02.11.2016 The Netherlands Now it’s official: the Wadden Sea is the Netherland’s most beautiful nature site.
02.11.2016 sustainable development 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.
12.10.2016 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.