Wetlands International congratulates the Irish Government’s inspiring leadership in making wetlands core to climate action

The Irish government has taken bold steps to make its wetlands a core part of its climate action – a move which Wetlands International and […]


New publication: Transborder cooperation of shared river basins under the Albufeira Convention

The Albufeira Convention between Spain and Portugal is geared towards cooperation on water quantity in addition to water quality aspects but less so on the […]


Feedback on the revision of the EU Energy and Environmental State aid guidelines

Wetlands International asks the European Commission to prevent environmentally harmful subsidies in the Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and energy (EEAG) that will […]


New EU Inland Waterway Development Action Plan must adhere to legal water protection requirements

The European Green Deal announced measures to increase the capacity of inland waterways to ‘shift a substantial part of inland freight from road onto rail […]


European Parliament signals to Commission and Member States: better compliance with EU water law needed

Today, the European Parliament’s Plenary has voted in favour of a Motion for Resolution on the Implementation of the EU water legislation. MEPs call on […]



During the next four years, our Spanish member Fundación Global Nature (FGN) will implement the LIFE Wetlands4Climate project, whose objective is to demonstrate that the […]


We are now members of CONCORD!

Wetlands International – European Association are proud to share that we have become members of CONCORD – a European confederation of NGO’s working within relief […]


Updated trends for wintering waterbirds in the EU

The European Association of Wetlands International has updated the dashboard presenting an overview of the trends of the wintering waterbird species in the European Union. […]


New waterbird trends for 358 populations

Results of the latest International Waterbird Census (IWC) trend analyses for 358 waterbird populations in the African-Eurasian flyway are now available on the IWC Online […]


Lead is poison. A total ban is needed

This week, the European Parliament, in its plenary setting, will vote the proposal of the Commission to ban the use of lead gunshot in wetlands, […]