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 […]


An EU Wetland Partnership for the Pantanal to support the new law’s achievement

The State government of Mato Grosso do Sul, including around two thirds of the Pantanal, the biggest wetland in the world, has recently approved the […]


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 […]


EU Commission Urged to Act: Call for Draft Amendment on Lead Restriction in Outdoor Activities

Leading Conservation Organizations and Experts Call on EU Commission to Address Lead Pollution in Outdoor Activities In a joint effort to combat the ongoing environmental […]


Roundtable on the EU’s new outlook on climate and security nexus

On 26 September, Wetlands International Europe hosted a roundtable on the EU’s new outlook on climate and security nexus co-organsied by Water, Peace and Security […]


Meeting with the Sociedad Civil en Red

On 21 September 2023, Wetlands International Europe had the great pleasure to meet with a delegation of the Sociedad Civil en Red, a coalition of […]


Europe and its peatlands need the Nature Restoration Law

Recent political developments are putting the proposed EU Nature Restoration Law at risk, with certain politicians citing largely misleading arguments about food security, its impact […]


Recommendations for the Asia-Pacific Regional Multi-Annual Indicative Programme

At the beginning of March, the Directorate General for International Partnerships organised a virtual discussion to follow up on the implementation of the Multi-annual Indicative […]


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 […]


Proposed EU Nature Restoration Law a historic step for wetlands restoration

The European Commission has taken the timely and important step of publishing its long-awaited proposal for a European regulation on nature restoration (“EU Nature Restoration […]