RANSAR : World Wetlands Day 2018, 2 February.

 

 

he Standing Committee of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands approved "Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future" as the theme for World Wetlands Day in 2018.

 


World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February. This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea.

 



Since 1997, the Ramsar Secretariat has provided outreach materials to help raise public awareness about the importance and value of wetlands.

 

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RANSAR : World Wetlands Day 2018, 2 February.

he Standing Committee of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands approved "Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future" as the theme for World Wetlands Day in 2018.

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Join us in the 1st edition of Gabon WoodShow to be held on 20 – 22 June 2018 in Libreville, Gabon

Gabon Wood, Woodworking & Forestry Show 2018 offers you the chance to meet wood, woodworking and forestry professionals, develop ideas for increasing the range and quality of your business, and learn new techniques and sources of supply. It is a quest to be the best platform for creative ideas and new technologies, and showcase innovative resources that would lead to lucrative transactions.

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Bbc: The country that brought its elephants back from the brink

Prince Harry is the new president of a conservation group called African Parks, which takes over national parks and gives rangers military-style training to take on poachers and protect wildlife. The BBC visited one of the parks it manages, at Zakouma in Chad.

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Final Communiqué of the seventh SGTAPFS meeting

As part of implementation of its road map, the Sub-Working Group on Protected Areas and Wildlife in Central Africa (SGTAPFS) held its seventh meeting from 4 to 8 December 2017 in Libreville, Gabon.

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PACO NEWS : MOOC Conservation of protected areas: the online training continues

The two MOOCs (Management of Protected Areas and Ecological Monitoring) are being offered online until mid-December 2017, allowing applicants’ time to take courses and take exams (if they wish to obtain the certificate).

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PACO NEWS : NBA: members of parliament sensitized to water-related issues

From 27th to 30th October 2017, IUCN participated in Ghana in a high level advocacy with parliamentarians and Ministers from member States of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA). IUCN is supporting NBA, through PAGE as part of the partnership agreement, for sensitisation of water stakeholders, and particularly parliamentarians and responsible Ministers on the Niger Basin's Water Charter.

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