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Blog: Wetlands are our ‘life insurance’ yet we continue to neglect them

Europe’s record breaking summer of high temperatures, heat waves and droughts exposed the vulnerability of our agricultural systems, forestry management, energy mix and economies to […]

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Upscaling community resilience through ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction

From 6 to 18 November countries met in Egypt at the UN Climate Conference, COP27 to discuss climate adaptation and mitigation opportunities to achieve the […]

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Civil society, European Commission discuss wetlands for community resilience ahead of EU-AU Commission-to-Commission meeting

On 28 November, Wetlands International Europe contributed to round 3 (‘Building resilience for people through sustainable food systems, tackling climate and environmental crises, and humanitarian […]

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Draft report on EU’s transport roadmap published

This draft report published on the EU Transport Roadmap by the European Parliament suggests that unsustainable projects will not receive EU funding. This means that […]

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Wetlands International Europe members, experts share experiences on voluntary carbon markets

On 10 November, Wetlands International held an online workshop aimed at sharing their experiences and advice on the Do’s and Don’ts of Voluntary Carbon Markets […]

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Peatlands in the EU Nature Restoration Law – a Factsheet

On 22 June 2022, the European Commission presented its long-awaited proposal for a law to restore Europe’s degraded ecosystems, habitats and species. The draft law, […]

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Stakeholder consultation on EU Peace and Security programme

On 8 and 9 November, Wetlands International Europe participated in the stakeholder consultation on the Annual Action Programme (AAP) 2023 for the Neighbourhood Development and […]

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Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval retires

Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval retires on 9 November from the French Biodiversity Agency (OFB) after a long carrier in waterbird research and management. In the late-1980s, Jean-Yves […]

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EPLO roundtable on water, peace and conflict

On 27 October, Wetlands International Europe attended a roundtable on Water, Peace and Conflict: Exchanging Opportunities and Best Practices, organised by the European Peace Liaison Office […]

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‘For Peat’s Sake’ – NGOs, policymakers debate EU Nature Restoration Law in Brussels

On 26th October 2022, Horizon 2020 project WaterLANDS and Interreg North-West Europe project Care-Peat hosted a joint event in Brussels to discuss peatland policy recommendations […]