The 8th Regional Level Training Workshop for Wetland Managers in East and Southeast Asia

The 8th Regional Training Workshop for Wetland Managers in East and Southeast Asia was held on 10-14 October 2016 at the Suncheon Bay International Wetland Center, Suncheon City, Republic of Korea. This regional event was organized by the Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) in cooperation with the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP), the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea, and the Suncheon City Government. It provided a venue for more than 40 wetland managers and experts from Asia to share their experiences and good practices on wetland management, discuss and identify common wetland issues and problems in the region, recommend possible solutions to the identified problems, and gain new knowledge and innovations related to wetland management and Ramsar Convention tools and methodologies. Part of the workshop program included a visit to Suncheon Bay and Dongcheon Estuary which are both Ramsar Sites.