EU countries face EU legal action over lack of sustainable water management plans

The European Commission has opened infringement proceedings against 16 EU countries over their failure to present water management plans required by the Water Framework Directive […]


Vote for your favourite dam removal project from 2022!

The voting has opened for the 2022 European Dam Removal Award. Five nominees from different corners of Europe have made the shortlist. The award aims […]


World Water Day: The water impacts of lithium extraction

Today marks World Water Day, an annual event celebrating the most precious resource for people and nature. The same day, governments, including the EU, are […]


Kick off meeting of the AEWA Technical Committee for the next triennium

The 18th meeting of the Technical Committee to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) took place between 14 and 16 March […]


World Water Day river walk

To celebrate World Water Day, our Spanish member CIREF (Centro ib√©rico de restauraci√≥n fluvial) is organising a walk along the Manzanares river in Madrid. The […]


Recommendations for the Asia-Pacific Regional Multi-Annual Indicative Programme

At the beginning of March, the Directorate General for International Partnerships organised a virtual discussion to follow up on the implementation of the Multi-annual Indicative […]


Wetlands in the EU Nature Restoration Law

Wetlands International Europe, which represents 11 member organisations working to protect and restore wetland ecosystems across the continent, believes a strong EU Nature Restoration Law […]


EU countries miss extended deadline for biodiversity pledges

The EU Biodiversity Strategy sets out how the EU can put Europe’s biodiversity on the path to recovery by 2030. Voluntary pledges form an important […]


UK Dam Removal Conference

Dam Removal Europe, The Rivers Trust and national partners are hosting a UK Dam Removal Conference on 18-19 May 2023. The two-day event will focus […]


Our input on a new agenda for EU relations with Latin America, Caribbean

On 9 February, Wetlands International Europe and the Wetlands International Latin America Regional Office submitted feedback on the European Commission’s Joint communication on a new […]