Organisation Accords multilatéraux sur l'environnement
Convention sur les zones humides | Convention de Ramsar
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The Convention on Wetlands is the intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.
The Convention was adopted in 1971 in the city of Ramsar, Iran and came into force in 1975. Since then, almost 90% of UN member states have acceded as Contracting Parties. The Convention’s mission is the conservation and wise use of all wetlands through local and national actions and international cooperation, as a contribution towards achieving sustainable development throughout the world.
Jay AldousJay Aldous is the Deputy Secretary-General of the Convention on Wetlands.
Musonda MumbaMusonda Mumba will be the seventh Secretary-General of the Convention on Wetlands, from October 2022.
Tobias SalathéTobias Salathé is a Senior Advisor for Europe at the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance.
Réunion d'organe d'administration
62nd meeting of the Standing Committee
04 – 08 Sep 2023
Secretariat headquarters in Gland
Convention de Ramsar