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 to take part in either of the workshops.

Agenda

Here is our draft agenda (subject to updates)

  • IntroductionsCommittee members (time differences permitting); members of the network; other organisations in and around Zimbabwe (maximum 20 minutes in total. Please be brief! Less than one minute per person)
  • Youth
    – Pre-recorded introduction (5 minutes)
    – Open discussion:
    – What can you bring to this topic? What can those attending COP15 do? (15 minutes)
  • Natural flow of water
    – Pre-recorded introduction (5 minutes)
    – Open discussion:
    – What can you bring to this topic? What can those attending COP15 do? (15 minutes)
  • Input to national reports, including World Wetlands Survey
    – Pre-recorded introduction (5 minutes)
    – Open discussion:
    – What can you bring to this topic? What can those attending COP15 do? (15 minutes)
  • Civil society in Zimbabwe and surrounding countries
  • What can be done online?
    – what would be your ideal COP15 participation, if you cannot attend in person?
  • Summary

We will use Zoom’s Polls and Surveys features to gather information such as who will attend COP15, who would attend if funding were provided, etc.

Key documents

WWN is guided by its strategy document. We have a one-page summary here, and the longer document here.