Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

ACAP to hold its Sixth Meeting of Parties in South Africa’s Kruger National Park next May

The Sixth Session of the Meeting of the Parties (MoP6) to the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels will be held in the Nombolo Mdhluli Conference Centre, Skukuza Rest Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa from Monday, 7 May to Friday, 11 May 2018.  A Heads of Delegation meeting will be convened on Sunday, 6 May 2018 in the late afternoon.

 Entrance to the Nombolo Mdhluli Conference Centre in the Skukuza Rest Camp


"Live long and prosper"

African Elephants and albatrosses can both live for half a century or more

Information on key dates for submission of registration forms, documents and credentials and applications for observer status may be found in MoP6 Meeting Circular 1.  Information is also given in the circular on daily domestic flights into Skukuza from Cape Town and Johannesburg and booking accommodation in the rest camp’s bungalows.

The circular also includes a provisional agenda for the MoP.  The circular is also available in Spanish, with the French text coming soon.

Not an albatross, bur similar in several ways.  A Critically Endangered White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus, the most common vulture species in the park

Please note that the taking of malaria prophylactics is considered essential when visiting the Kruger National Park,  More information will be given in the second circular.

John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 22 November 2017