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Planning for COP15

The next Conference of Parties to the Convention on Wetlands, COP15, will be held in July 2025 in Zimbabwe. WWN will start preparations with an online workshop on 16 April 2024. Register for 07.00 UTC, 16 April 2024 (timezone converter here). Register for 16.00 UTC, 16 April 2024 (timezone converter here). We invite WWN members …

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NGO, policy, Convention interface

WWN’s Co-Chair, Chris Rostron, has welcomed Dr Musonda Mumba, Secretary General of the Convention on Wetlands, and Flore Lafaye de Micheaux, Europe Senior Regional Advisor for the Convention, to a UK parliamentary event run by WWT. They supported a parliamentary event encouraging the UK government to create a national wetland strategy, and showcasing the work …

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Chairperson handover

Dr Jacky Judas has stepped down as Chairperson of WWN, handing over to two joint-Chairpersons. Agatha Chisa and Chris Rostron will take over, with Agatha focusing on the route to Ramsar COP15 in Zimbabwe, and Chris will handle the other aspects of the Chairperson role. Jacky started as Chairperson in February 2021; he will stay …

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RRC-EA Wetland Fund 2024

The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) is now accepting project proposals for funding support under the RRC-EA Wetland Fund 2024. Wetland advocates from the region are invited to apply for small grants in line with the following thematic areas: The call will close on 10 November 2023. Find out more on the RRC-EA …

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How do you implement Ramsar?

What Ramsar Resolutions is your work helping to implement? We are preparing a side event at the next COP as well as a report on how civil society implements the Wetlands Convention within the following themes: To ensure that our report reflects the diverse and impactful work being done, we kindly request your participation in …

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