Resources

Publication

Wader Atlas

The Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia by Wetlands International and the International Wader Study Group can be downloaded here. This atlas […]

Case study

We won’t let another life disappear

Every year thousands of birds fly across continents to escape the cold winter and find temporary refuge in another part of the globe. The route […]

News

Time for action, not despair: The IPBES Global Assessment report and the solutions we offer

The Global Assessment by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecological Services (IPBES) paints a scary picture of decline in nature. We are losing […]

News

Joint Statement on World Migratory Bird Day: re-evaluating people’s relationship with nature

On World Migratory Bird Day, we pause to recognise the remarkable journeys made by millions of water birds every year, in some cases from pole […]

Publication

Wings Over Wetlands (WOW) project: Flyway Training Kit (FTK)

Across the African-Eurasian region a number of training courses and awareness raising activities already exist. However, their structure and delivery suffers from a number of […]

Publication

Words into Action Guidelines: Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

The new United Nations’ implementation guide for addressing water-related disasters and transboundary cooperation assesses water-related risks under climate change through a transboundary lens. One of […]

News

Call for Wetland Decade under the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030)

Open Letter by the International Organisation Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The environmental health of our wetlands across the world is deteriorating. The […]

Publication

Strategic Intent 2015-2025

The Strategic Intent 2015-2025 is the ten-year outlook for our organisation and the overarching strategy for the organisation worldwide. It reflects on wetland based solutions for people […]

News

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 […]

Event

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 […]