Halting the proposed Water Resilience Initiative risks deeper harm to flood and drought hit Europe

The members of the Living Rivers Europe Coalition reacted strongly against the news that the promised initiative for water resilience of the European Commission is […]


Celebrating World Wetlands Day by kicking off planning for the reconnection of the Latorica river floodplains

World Wetlands Day is celebrated each year on 2 February to raise awareness about wetlands. This year’s theme – Wetlands and Human Wellbeing – is […]


Can dam removal be a solution to reverse biodiversity loss ?

As a partner in the Dam Removal Europe coalition, we are sharing below the World Fish Migration Foundation‘s reaction to the latest CMS’ report and […]


Launch of the latest TEN-S Report: Swimways of European Importance (SEI) Selection Criteria Development

As part of the Swimways programme, the TEN-S presents the “Swimways of European Importance (SEI) – Selection Criteria Development” report, a crucial step in identifying […]


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 […]


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 […]


Wetlands International Europe – part of the Global Gateway Civil Society and Local Authorities Dialogue Platform

Wetlands International Europe has been chosen as a member of the Global Gateway Civil Society and Local Authorities Dialogue Platform (GG Dialogue Platform). The Policy […]


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 […]