WWNWorld Wetland Network (WWN)

The World Wetland Network (WWN) is a global support network of for wetland NGO’s and civil society groups.  It was started at the World NGO conference on the eve of the Ramsar COP10 meeting in 2010.  Key objectives are to raise awareness of the role of local people in wetland conservation, and to support their active involvement and build their capacity to deliver effective wetland conservation.

Ramsar and Wetland NGOs: A Report of the World Wetland Network for Ramsar CoP12

Wetland NGOs around the world are committed to Ramsar and want to do more. The NGO community would welcome the opportunity to explore how increasing NGO contributions can be embraced by Ramsar Parties, National Focal Points and the Ramsar Secretariat.

Please download the full report: Ramsar and Wetland NGOs (2mb) or the two page summaries in English, Español and Français (600kb each)

For feedback on the COP12 from WWN, please download the report here - it contains details of all our activities at the meeting in Uruguay. 

WWN says thank you to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

After considerable years as an anchor and leader for the World Wetland Network (WWN), the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) has stepped down from the role of Chair.  The WWN Committee expresses sincere gratitude to WWT for their years of support that has enabled WWN to grow to the network it is today.