Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) Webinar: World Wetlands Network (WWN) Africa

Please join us for our next STRP webinar on Wednesday 2 July 2014 on the World Wetlands Network (WWN), Africa: WWN, Ramsar and the role of Civil Society in protecting Africa’s wetlands.

Webinar details
Title: World Wetlands Network (WWN) Africa: WWN, Ramsar and the role of Civil Society in protecting Africa’s wetlands
Date: Wednesday 2 July 2014
Time:
• French version: 7:30-9:30 EDT (15.30-17.30 CEST)
• English version: 9:30-11:30 EDT (17.30-19.30 CEST)

Summary
Wetland Link International Director Chris Rostron and Ramsar Senior Regional Advisor for Africa Paul Ouédraogo will talk about the opportunity to join like-minded civil society organizations that are delivering wetland conservation, monitoring, education or community engagement in Africa.  The webinar will outline best experiences, national and international wetland work (particularly in the Ramsar context) and future WWN activities in Africa, including WWN’s conference in Uganda.

To Register
Please click on the link below, which will take you to the ‘Webinar Registration Page’, and provide the necessary information to complete the registration process. You will then be able to click on the ‘Register Now’ button, which will display the link to access the webinar.

Registration link: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/728272466.  After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. For any questions, please write to strp@ramsar.org

System Requirements
• Please note that you will need to download and run the GotoWebinar program to be able to listen to the webinar.

• PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

• Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer

• Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet

• Headphones and a microphone are recommended. You won’t need a camera.

• Please access the webinar earlier to ensure everything is working properly and close programs that you are not using.
 
Moderator and Questions
During the webinar, you will be able to hear the speaker and see a PowerPoint presentation. You will be able to type questions, which will appear in a box on the right-hand side of the screen.

STRP Webinar Series
The Ramsar Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) webinars (or virtual conferences), aim to raise awareness about the different activities being carried by the Ramsar Administrative Authorities, STRP National Focal Points, the STRP and other Ramsar stakeholders to implement the Convention in the different Ramsar regions. The webinars also seek to enhance interaction amongst STRP National Focal Points and Ramsar National Focal Points. STRP webinars can be held in any of the three Convention languages.

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