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| Last Updated: 31/05/2019

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World Wetlands Day 2019

 2nd February, 2019

Theme of the year: "Wetlands and Climate Change"

The Standing Committee of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands approved the themes for World Wetlands Day as follows:

·         Wetlands and Climate Change, theme for 2019

·         Wetlands and Biodiversity, theme for 2020

·         Wetlands and Water, theme for 2021

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.  2019 Materials will be available to download soon. read more>>