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News

 Dr. Kathy MacKinnon has been awarded the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018

We are proud to announce that Dr. Kathy MacKinnon, Vice-Chair of our Supervisory Council, has been awarded the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018. The MIDORI Prize […]

Event

Wetlands, peace and security

There is a bilateral relationship between human security and healthy wetlands: the condition of wetlands has an impact on human security and security has an […]

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Connecting wetlands with peace and conflict at World Water Week

The importance of water in relation to human security is now widely accepted. But wetlands are still missing from this equation. In our session ‘Connecting […]

Video

Video message from Ibrahim Thiaw at Stockholm World Water Week

Ibrahim Thiaw, Special Adviser for the Sahel, United Nations Secretary-General, sent this video message in support of our side-event “Connecting water, peace and security through […]

News

Degradation of wetlands contributes to social instability and insecurity

During Stockholm World Water Week, we are leading the ‘Connecting water, peace, and security through ecosystems’ event, calling on governments to recognise the role of […]

Event

Stockholm World Water Week

We will be in Stockholm, Sweden, for World Water Week in August 2018. Join us at side-events we lead or participate in.

Publication

New project: climate-adaptive design for Semarang: Water(shed) as leverage

We are the ecological lead in group selected to develop resilience plans for Semarang, Indonesia. The proposal, called Water(shed) as leverage, was selected by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) for its Water as leverage challenge.

cattle crossing the river in Mali. Event

Connecting water, security and peace through ecosystems

A Stockholm World Water Week side-event on the relationship between water, peace, and security.

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Wetlands International General Brochure

Why are wetlands important? And what are we doing about it? This brochure introduces why and how we do what we do.  

Blog

Water we doing about water?

Did you know that the answer can be found in nature? Nature-based solutions such as restoring mangrove buffers in degraded coastal areas or preserving peatlands […]