Ramsar: World Wetlands Day, 2 February 2018

 

 

 

 The theme chosen by the Standing Committee of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands to celebrate 2018 World Wetlands Day is: Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future.

 

 

On 2 February, we celebrate World Wetlands Day in recognition of the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands, on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar, by the Caspian Sea.

 

 

Each year since 1997, the event provides an opportunity for government agencies, non-governmental organizations and citizen groups at all levels of society to conduct public awareness campaigns on the value and benefits of wetlands in general, and the Ramsar Convention in particular.

 

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