Open letter to the President of the European Commission on the Implementation of the Deforestation Law

On 11 April 2024, Wetlands Internationale Europe joined over 170 signatories from all over the world, including regional, national, and global organisations, from research bodies […]


Open letter to European Ministers on EU Deforestation Law

The EU Regulation on deforestation-free products, came into force in 2023 and will start to apply on 30 December 2024. This law – a world first […]


Urgent action on ecosystem-based adaptation needed at EU level

The release of the European Environment Agency’s first-ever “European Climate Risk Assessment” sends a clear warning that Europe is not doing enough to adapt to […]


Wetlands International Europe signifies wetland soil’s importance by signing the EU Mission Soil Manifesto

Wetlands International Europe is now a signatory to the EU Mission Soil Manifesto! As signatories, we emphasise the crucial role of soil for food production, […]


We are looking for a student to support the work on Peatlands

    The ideal candidate will support the peatlands team working on different files like the Nature Restauration Law, CAP (Common Agricultural Policy), Directive on […]


Decisive vote in favour of the Nature Restoration Law and wetlands 

Great news! In a tense voting session on 27 February 2024, the European Parliament supported the European Union’s Nature Restoration Law. This sends a clear […]


Last round for the Nature Restoration Law

Wetlands need a Nature Restoration Law now, more than ever On 27 February, the European Parliament will vote on the Nature Restoration Law, and this […]


Open Letter to Ursula von der Leyen: Concerns about Commission’s proposal to extend Derogations to GAEC 8 under CAP

27 NGOs have aligned to publish an open letter to Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission. The organisations express their serious concerns […]


World Wetlands Day 2024

World Wetlands Day 2024 is celebrated on 2 February and focuses on reviving and restoring wetlands. To mark the occasion, several of our members are […]


Wet Nature, Dry Feet – How nature-based solutions can improve water management

The flood disaster of 2021 was one of the most impactful event of the year in Germany and some affected border areas of Belgium and […]