News

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 […]

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European Parliament’s EU Nature Restoration Law draft a good basis but needs stronger peatland measures

On Thursday 12 January 2023, the European Parliament’s rapporteur for the EU Nature Restoration Law, MEP César Luena, presented his draft report on the proposed […]

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Lithuania’s Foundation for Peatland Restoration and Conservation joins as new member

Pelkių atkūrimo ir apsaugos fondas (“Foundation for Peatland Restoration and Conservation”) has joined Wetlands International Europe as a member organisation. The Wetlands International Europe board […]

Event

CMok to host ‘Pact for Wetlands’ event to mark World Wetlands Day 2023

Wetlands International Europe member Centrum Ochrony Mokradeł (CMok) will host a conference to debate a new ‘Pact for Wetlands’ on 4-7 February. The event will […]

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New EU carbon removal certification rules should protect nature, wetlands

New EU rules on certifications for carbon removals can help to mobilise private sector funding for the restoration of wetlands, however EU legislators need to […]

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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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‘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 […]

Publication

Higher ambition for Peatlands in the EU Nature Restoration Law Proposal – Briefing

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, […]

Publication

Our position on EU rules for soil health

This paper sets out our position on an EU Soil Health Law, provided to the European Commission in response to its public consultation ahead of […]