Migratory Species: linking Ecosystems and Disciplines

Workshop on behalf of the 25th anniversary of the Bonn Convention


sponsored by:



World of TUI

Corporate Representation TUI AG

Unter den Linden 17

22.6. 23.6.2004

General Information and Registration Form

10117 Berlin








22 June 2004




Opening addresses


Wolf Michael Iwand

Group Head, Corporate Environmental Management, TUI AG Germany

Eberhard Henne

President, Europarc Germany

Pierre Devillers

(Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels)


The conservation impact of CMS in its first 25 years: an overview.

9:45- 11:00

Linking Ecosystems through Migratory Species


Chair: Pierre Devillers

(Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels)




9:45 10:15

Roseline Beudels-Jamar

(Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels)


Protecting Saharo-Sahelian Antelopes



10:15 10:45

Olga Pereladova

(WWF Central Asia Programm, Moscow)


Bukhara deer as a flag species for Aral sea basin ecosystems conservation

10:45 - 11:15

John Cooper

(Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town)


Conserving migratory marine birds with the Bonn Convention and its daughter agreements: successes to date and ways forward









11:40 - 13:00

Uniting Forces for Nature: Complementing the United Nations Instruments


Chair: Klaus Riede

(Museum Koenig, Bonn)

11:40 12:10

Nele Matz

(Max Planck Institute for International Law, Heidelberg)


Chaos or Coherence? - Implementing and enforcing the conservation of migratory species by different legal instruments

12:10 12:30

Zamir Dedei

Director of Dept. for Nature Protection, Ministry of Environment, Tirana, Albania


Albania nature conservation, an experience from a developing country

12:30 13:00

Chris Stroud

CEO WDCS, Cambridge, UK


 Protecting Nature through Private-Public Partnership







14:00 - 16:00

Improving Knowledge for Conservation: the
Contribution of New Technologies


Chair: Karl-Heinz Lampe

(Museum Koenig, Bonn)

14:00 - 14:30

Rainer Froese

(Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften, Kiel)


Why Fish? An Example of Successful Usage of the Internet.

14:30 - 15:00

Sebastian Herzog

(Vogelwarte Helgoland,Wilhelmshaven, Germany)


High wintering site fidelity of a boreal-neotropical migrant thrush in the central Bolivian Andes: an opportunity for expanding the latitudinal fronteer of stable isotope analysis in New World songbirds

15:00 - 15:30

Birgit Gerkmann

(Museum Koenig, Bonn)


Satellite and remote-sensing data for the identification of important Biotopes of migratory birds

15:30 - 16:00

Jon Houghton

(Institute of Environmental Sustainability, University of Wales Swansea, United Kingdom )


"Lessons from recent telemetric studies: oceanic movements of leatherback turtles and interaction with open-water fisheries"

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break

17:00 - 18:00

Perspectives and Recommendations:


Chair: Klaus Riede

(Museum Koenig, Bonn)


"Why is it that knowing so much we can do so little?"


Develop visions and recommendations for the Round Table discussion and Press Conference on 23rd

17:30 - 18:00

General discussion and approvement of recommendations







19:00 - 20:00

Public evening lecture


Bernd-Ulrich Meyburg

(World Working Group on Birds of Prey, Berlin)


20.000 km from Mark Brandenburg to South Africa: Migrations of Raptors as revealed by satellite telemetry (in German, with English translation)





23 June 2004

9:00 10:00

Public morning lecture


Boris Culik

(Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften, Kiel)


Albatrosses, penguins, whales and turtles: wanderer of the oceans

10:30 12:00

Round Table Discussion:


Uniting Forces to save migratory species


("Mit Vereinten Kräften: der Schutz Wandernder Tierarten")


Moderator: Holger Wittekindt



Introduction: Jens Enemark

Secretary, Common Wadden Sea Secretariat, Wilhelmshaven,Germany


The Seals Agreement - An effective regional CMS Agreement



Translation service English/German available


organised by "Global Register of Migratory Species" -www.groms.de

last update: 17-6-2004, by Klaus Riede