Come Fly with Sacha Dench, Human Swan -to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day

Brief Introduction

Have you thought of flying with the migratory waterbirds, and even helping to save them from extinction?

The theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2023  “Water: Sustaining Bird Life” highlights the importance of water for migratory birds and identifies key actions for protecting water resources and aquatic ecosystems. On 12 May, we are honoured to invite Ms. Sacha Dench, aka "Human Swan",  Ambassador, UN’s Convention on Migratory Species, CEO and Founder of Conservation without Borders to share with us her exciting flying journeys to raise awareness of the conservation of migratory birds, and invite the audience to discuss new ideas with Sacha to the call for conservation actions!



Sacha Dench

Ambassador, UN’s Convention on Migratory Species; CEO, Founder of Conservation without Borders

Sacha Dench is an Australian-born biologist who graduated from the University College of London and the current UN’s Convention on Migratory Species. She is the founder of Conservation Without Borders, which looks out for migratory species and issues that most need help. She is a conservationist, adventurer, and a motivational speaker having presented TED talks about her work in conserving different wildlife species across the world. She has worked for international conservation organizations in communications for more than 15 years.


Q & A Moderator

Chris Rostron

International Engagement Manager, WWT (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust)

Chris has been working in wetland conservation and environmental CEPA activities for over 30 years. He is now based at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), UK, working as the International Engagement Manager, particularly engagement in CEPA activities. For the past 12 years, he has led on WLI, the global network of wetland centres, supporting delivery of CEPA activities at wetland sites. He has worked closely with the Ramsar convention, supporting their CEPA programme, and actively engaging at their COPs, CEPA oversight panel and Standing Committees, allowing him to influence and support global wetland conservation.



Learn more about EAAFP activities and materials on World Migratory Bird Day:

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Vivian Fu, Senior Communication Officer of EAAFP Secretariat, at [email protected].

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