NGOs: Portugal and Spain fail to comply with the UN Water Convention on transboundary rivers

14 environmental and civil society organisations have joined forces to urge the Portuguese and Spanish governments to increase their cooperation and elaborate strategies and plans […]


100+ NGOs reply to the European Commission to refute inaccuracies on the environmental impacts of hydropower

Wetlands International Europe joined 100+ NGOs in an open letter to EU policymakers to respond to misrepresentations on the environmental impacts of hydropower. The European […]


Freshwater crisis: NGO coalition calls for new EU Climate and Water Resilience Law

Wetlands International Europe is one of six NGOs asking for a new “EU Climate and Water Resilience Law” that prioritises restoring and protecting freshwater ecosystems […]


Reconnecting the Latorica river floodplain transboundary project in Slovakia and Ukraine awarded planning grant

Wetlands International Europe was awarded one of nine landscape and seascape restoration initiatives recently announced by the Endangered Landscapes & Seascapes Programme, managed by the […]


A new impulse for EU LAC CSOs engagement discussed in a gathering

Wetlands International Europe participated on 25 and 26 September along more than 40 networks and platforms, representing more than 800 organizations from the Latin-American, Caribbean […]


Free Flow Conference 2024 – Registration open; Call for abstracts

Registration is now open for the Free Flow 2024 international conference on protecting and restoring free-flowing rivers in Europe.   Wetland International Europe is a proud supporter […]


Nature restoration law still on track but European Parliament puts targets for wetlands restoration in doubt

The European Parliament has voted in favour of the Nature Restoration Law and the EU Green Deal, despite an unprecedented disinformation campaign aiming to destroy […]


Conclusions of the 4th Iberian River Restoration Conference – RestauraRios

Organised jointly by the CIREF and the Tagus Hydrographic Confederation, and sponsored by Wetlands International Europe, the 4th Iberian Congress of River Restoration (RestauraRios) was […]


Member States to European Parliament: Europe needs a Nature Restoration Law now

EU countries, which will be in charge of implementing the Nature Restoration Law, come out in favour of the law and send a strong signal […]

Mura River, Slovenia News

EU Nature Restoration Law survives key Parliament committee vote

Brussels, 15 June — This morning, the European Parliament’s Environment Committee (ENVI) narrowly voted against the move to reject the EU Nature Restoration Law, allowing […]