For the general public, ‘COP’ tends to mean the climate COP, UNFCCC, however there are COPs for many different Conventions. ‘Ramsar COP15’ is shorthand for ‘the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Wetlands’.

Zimbabwe will host COP15 at the Victoria Falls Wetland of International Importance. The dates are due to be 23-31 July 2025. Read the formal documents here.

WWN is preparing to represent its membership at COP15.

Convention on Wetlands 101

We partnered in this webinar explaining how the Convention on Wetlands works.