WAZA and Migratory Species Convention conclude partnership agreement

Bron: WAZA
De WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums) and CMS (The Convention on Migratory Species) have signed a formal partnership agreement.
The agreement recognizes that the two organizations pursue common goals in the conservation of ecosystems and the protection of migrating species, and acknowledges the value of the ex-situ conservation activities carried out by WAZA members for significantly reducing biodiversity loss.

In conjunction with the 31st Standing Committee of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), held from September 27 to 29 at Bonn, Germany, the CMS Secretariat and WAZA signed a partnership agreement with a view of strengthening the already good relationships between the two organizations. The Partnership Agreement covers not only the CMS as such, but also the Secretariats of other international treaties concluded under the auspices of CMS obliging them to regularly share information of mutual interest with the WAZA.