The Convention on Wetlands is central to our work. We aim to influence and enable the convention and its meetings every three years

  • We base our strategy on the three-year cycle between Ramsar COPs.
  • We communicate with the Ramsar Secretariat and the Ramsar Regional Initiatives and Centres.

News about WWN and the Convention

  • 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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What is Ramsar and how does WWN work with it?

See 2022 resources on the COP14 page.

Learn about our activities at COP13.