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WCC 2016 Res 026 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Commission on Ecosystems Management 2017-2020
Period covered: 
Geographic scope: 
Korea (DPRK)
Korea (RK)
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
Australian Government Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water ( DCCEEW ) / Australia
Biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association ( BANCA ) / Myanmar
Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ( AFCD ) / China
Shan Shui Conservation Center ( Shan Shui ) / China
Society of Entrepreneurs & Ecology ( SEE ) / China
China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation ( CBCGDF ) / China
China Mangrove Conservation Network (legal name: Putian Green Sprout Coastal Wetlands Research Center) ( CMCN/PGSCWRC ) / China
Eco Foundation Global ( EFG ) / China
Wild Bird Society of Japan ( WBSJ ) / Japan
Ministry of the Environment, Japan ( MOE ) / Japan
World Wide Fund for Nature - Japan ( WWF - Japan ) / Japan
Ramsar Network Japan ( RNJ ) / Japan
Nature Conservation Union of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( NCUK ) / Korea (DPRK)
Ministry of Land and Environment Protection ( MoLEP ) / Korea (DPRK)
Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea / Korea (RK)
Cultural Heritage Administration ( CHA ) / Korea (RK)
World Heritage Promotion Team of Korean Tidal Flats / Korea (RK)
Wetlands International / The Netherlands
Department of Conservation / New Zealand
BirdLife International / United Kingdom
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust ( WWT ) / United Kingdom
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds ( RSPB ) / United Kingdom
Wildlife Conservation Society ( WCS ) / United States of America
US Department of the Interior (Fish and Wildlife Service) ( FWS ) / United States of America
International Crane Foundation, Inc. ( ICF ) / United States of America
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
State Forestry Administration, China; State Oceanic Administration, China; Beijing Forestry University, China; Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea, WWF Korea, Ramsar Secretariat, East Asian - Australasian Flyway Partnership, University of Queensland, Australia, Nanjing Normal University, Birds Korea, Hanns Seidel Foundation, Korea, Common Waddensee Secretariat
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingMeeting of the three Yellow Sea counties in Yancheng, China as part of China's World Heritage nomination for Tidal Flats, in Dec 2017 to agree on a joint structure and mechanism for moving forward Resolution 26Completed
Education/Communication/Raising awarenessResolution approved at COP of Convention of Migratory Species in Philippines in Nov 2017 on conserving coastal wetlands, notably tidal flats and proposal for a similar resolution at upcoming Ramsar COP in 2018- None -
Field activitiesThe East Asian - Australasian Flyway Partnership is developing communication and education campaigns to support this process, as well as support through its Yellow Sea Task ForceOn-going
Policy influencing/advocacyChina and Republic of Korea have nominated tidal flat areas in each country for World Heritage nominationOn-going
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
A joint task force and TOR agreed by all three Yellow Sea countries to move forward the recommendations of Resolution 26
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
Mainly logistical, in getting all three Yellow Sea countries together
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingHold first (formal) workshop of the joint task force
Scientific/technical activitiesAdvance World Heritage nomination in China, Republic of Korea, and perhaps DPRK