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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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.  

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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 […]

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Enhancing action on wetlands as a key strategy to reach Paris Agreement objectives

Addressing freshwater ambitions explicitly through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) provides a key entry-point for countries to emphasise the importance of freshwater strategies for adapting to […]

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Healthy wetlands: potential for peace and security

The condition of wetlands has an impact on human security and conflict. Senior Advocacy Officer Joyce Kortlandt reflects on how this is felt in the Sahel and elsewhere.

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Building ecosystem resilience in Ethiopia’s Somali Region

How can we build the long-term resilience of communities to withstand recurring food and water insecurity, droughts and flash floods in the Horn of Africa […]