Resources

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World Water Week 2022

The World Water Week is the leading conference on global water issues, held every year since 1991. The Week attracts a diverse mix of participants from many professional backgrounds and every corner of the world. 

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We need wetlands: The urgent case for global wetland targets

As critical COP15 negotiations commence in Nairobi in June 2022, Wetlands International has produced a white paper calling for urgent global wetlands targets to be […]

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Ensuring the Global Biodiversity Framework prioritises measures to safeguard wetlands and wetland biodiversity

Wetlands cover just 7 percent of the planet but are home to 40% of the world’s biodiversity. Over one million threatened species of plants and animals depend on […]

News

Momentum gained at COP26 must ensure the future of wetlands

As the UNFCCC climate conference ends, we have seen the profile of wetlands raised more than ever before, not only as the best carbon sink but as a resilience-builder against the droughts, storms […]

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At COP26, where are the wetlands?

As the world watches delegates arrive at the UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow to prove their commitment to the Paris Agreement and keep global temperatures below […]

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Adaptation Futures: Nature-based solutions for adaptation: breaking down the barriers for accelerating action across sectors

This session, led by Wetlands International, UNEP-WCMC and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia, will highlight opportunities, challenges and recommendations related to breaking down […]

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Wetlands International at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together thousands of leaders and government-level decision-makers, civil society, indigenous peoples, business and academic with the goal of […]

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100+ organizations voice concern at low ambition of biodiversity negotiations

MARSEILLE, France (7 September) Organizations representing all corners of society from around the world have come together to issue an unprecedented joint call for governments to […]

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IUCN World Conservation Congress

We are looking forward to taking part in this year’s IUCN World Conservation Congress, driving action on nature-based recovery, climate change and biodiversity.  The IUCN […]

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Wetlands International welcomes the 2030 Action Targets and calls for a focus on wetlands

Wetlands International welcomes the ambitious yet highly relevant 2030 action targets calling for conservation and effective management of at least 30 percent of global land- […]