Friday, July 13, 2012

Scene@Oceania Side Event

12 July 2012, Bucharest, Romania - On Thursday evening, the day before the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands closed, the Pacific came together at their side event to showcase the nature conservation work done in the region.

Below are scenes from the event!

The event was supported by the European Union, UNEP, African, Caribbean, Pacific Multi-lateral Environment Agreement Capacity Building Project.  The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme is the Pacific regional hub of this project.

Through the doors into the Pacific event hosted by the Oceania Group

Mr. Vainuupo Jungblut, Ramsar Oceania Officer based at SPREP, providing attendees with a Pacific overview of work done in the region to conserve wetlands

Clean Pacific bags filled with wetlands material were distributed

Participants at the Pacific side event hosted by Oceania

Ms. Pua Michael, presenting on the Micronesia Challenge

Ms. Olai Uludong of the Marshall Islands, explains about the nature Conservation Plan and work in the Marshall Islands under the Remaanlok.

Ms. Nunia Thomas and Ms. Tavenisa Luisa presenting on 
Fiji's Hidden Treasure, the wetlands.

Mr Hugh Robertson of New Zealand, presenting on the 
Wetland Conservation work in Aotearoa.

Participants attending the Pacific side event hosted by the Oceania group.

Mr Greg Manning (Left), head of Australian Delegation as MC and moderator for the event.

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