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Water, Peace and Security partnership: Addressing human security risks related to water in Mali

Violent conflict in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta has risen alarmingly since 2015. The new year started with 37 casualties in Mali’s central Mopti region. According […]

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Wetlands & human security at the Planetary Security Conference 2019

We are attending the Planetary Security Conference to stress on how wetland resources are connected to human security. One of the thematic focuses of the […]

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Global action to save mangroves: the Global Mangrove Alliance

In January 2019, mangrove specialists of the Global Mangrove Alliance from all over the world came together to discuss approaches to save the world’s mangroves. […]

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Building with Nature at Climate Conference (COP24) in Katowice

At the recent Climate Change Conference in Katowice in December 2018 Wetlands International and EcoShape presented the Building with Nature approach, thereby contributing to global efforts […]

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Conserving waterbird habitats to combat climate change impact for people and nature

60% of Ramsar sites in Africa are likely to suffer from climate change. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat […]

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We attended EU Forum Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation

The Forum Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation aims to foster policy dialogue on sustainable urban development among local and regional authorities and their associations […]

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In our backyard: we are aiming to safeguard Dutch peatlands

As Wetlands International, we consider peatlands to be treasures, providing numerous ecosystem services and playing a role in disaster risk reduction. They are ecosystems that […]

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Building with Nature Indonesia Updates

The latest Building with Nature Indonesia newsflash has been published on 24 January. In this edition several interesting articles about the Building with Nature developments […]

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World Wetlands Day 2019 – Discussing wetlands and climate change mitigation policies

2 February of each year is celebrated as World Wetlands Day to mark the date of adoption of Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The Convention is […]

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Wetlands and human security at UNFCCC

The connection between water and human security is already recognised by many global conventions and entities, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development […]