Youth Engaged in Wetlands

COP14 Resolutions published

The Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands has published the final texts of the Resolutions at Ramsar COP14, from November 2022. This page lists download links to the individual Resolutions in English, French, and Spanish. Those of particular interest to WWN are: Resolution XIV.8: The new CEPA approach Resolution XIV.12 Strengthening Ramsar connections through youth

Youth from over 30 countries call to act for flyway conservation

Under the theme ‘Taking off #ForNature from Africa to the Arctic’ young people from over 30 countries have come together for the first East Atlantic Flyway Youth Forum. This Flyway Youth Forum explored challenges that migratory birds and their wetlands habitats are facing and discussed how greater communication and cooperation between youth and across generations can …

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Flyway Youth Forum Declaration

Youth Engaged in Wetlands and the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership have run the Flyway Youth Forum and produced a Declaration. Over two weekends between November and December, 2020, 134 attendees, including 87 selected youth leaders from 26 countries or regions, 28 trainers, speakers and facilitators participated in the virtual event. Young people were connected and …

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Review of COP13

In October 2018 the conservation world looked to the tri-ennial meeting of Ramsar, the Wetlands Convention, which happened in Dubai. We went there with a momentum that started strong and got even stronger! Our main activities were: NGO Pre-COP Meeting NGO Opening Statement Youth Forum and visioning workshop Youth closing statement WWN Exhibition Stand and …

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Pan-Africain youth forum on wetlands

23 – 24 April 2018, Cameroun, Akonolinga Theme : Involving young people in the wise use of wetlands : an absolute necessity Reflecting the mission of the Ramsar Convention and in the support of its delivery, the NGO Voluntariat pour l’Environnement (VPE) is organising a pan-African youth forum on these ecosystems.  The forum will take place from the 23rd to …

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Last chance to vote

The 2nd of February, World Wetlands Day, is nearly here, and that is also the deadline for voting for wetlands that you know, as part of WWN’s award process.  Although we no longer plan to award the Globes, we will use the information from the voting to select case studies for use at the Ramsar …

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