09.05.2014 Prowad

PROWAD Tourism Newsletter No. 2

2nd edition of the PROWAD Tourism Newsletter now available for download. [more]

Wadden Sea Day 2014

The motto of this year's Wadden Sea Day is "Wadden Sea World Heritage - Challenging the Global Dimension - 35 Years of Trilateral Cooperation" and will be held in Wilhelmshave on 28 August. The event will be jointly organized by the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat and National Park Administration Lower Saxon Wadden Sea. [more]
06.05.2014 Denmark, Extension

Extension of the World Heritage with the Danish part of the Wadden Sea

The IUCN has positively evaluated the application of the extension of the Wadden Sea World Heritage and recommended to the World Heritage Committee to approve the extension. [more]
23.04.2014 Anniversary

Join the 5thWadden Sea World Heritage Anniversary

On 26 June 2009, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee inscribed the Dutch-German Wadden Sea on the World Heritage List. Many people along the Wadden Sea are proud of this international recognition and celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Wadden Sea World Heritage by various events. Join the community and contribute with your own birthday event! [more]
05.03.2014 Conference, Culture, Landscape

First Announcement 12th symposium Wadden Academy

The 12th symposium of the Wadden Academy with the title ‘Sense of Place’ will be organized on the Dutch island of Terschelling, June 11 & 12 2014. [more]
27.02.2014 Ministerial Council, Trilateral Governmental Conference

Successful 12th Trilateral Governmental Conference in Tønder, Denmark

The Dutch-German-Danish conference on the protection of the Wadden Sea was successfully concluded in the town of Tønder, Denmark on 4-5 February 2014. [more]
05.02.2014 Landscape, regional identity, Trilateral Cooperation;

In the land of the Frisians – coastal identity in Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands

The Wadden Sea arouses the same feeling of regional identity in people living on the German coast as it does in their Dutch and Danish counterparts. This is the conclusion reached from an online survey of the inhabitants of the Wadden Sea in Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands which was carried out by the Institute of Coastal Research at the Helmholtz Zentrum in Geesthacht, in cooperation with the Wadden Sea Forum. [more]
23.01.2014 International, Migratory birds

Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative: Bird counting from Wadden Sea to South Africa

In the weekend of 18/19 January a comprehensive bird count along the East Atlantic Flyway, the migratory path of waterfowl between the Arctic and South Africa, has started. In the coming weeks about 1,500 people in 30 countries will count many millions of waterfowl. [more]

International flair at the 11th meeting “Nature experience in tourism offers”

180 participants from industries such as tourism, politics and nature protection met in Husum (Germany) on 14.11.2013 and discussed the economic value of the National Park and World Heritage properties. A guest from England James Rebanks addressed the economic value of the World Heritage sites, Thomas Holst Christensen from Denmark talked about the Danish Wadden Sea National Park and Professor Hubert Joop presented a study that confirmed the economic benefits from the National Park tourism. [more]
19.11.2013 management, Marine Programme, Marine World Heritage, Wadden Sea

European Marine World Heritage Sites work together

The report from the meeting of the European Marine World Heritage sites has now been published. It gives an overview of the main management challenges at the sites and indentifies the main work fields for a future cooperation of the site in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Marine Programme. [more]
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