Resource Mobilization

The availability of adequate and predictable funding is essential for the effective implementation of the Convention and its mission to conserve wetlands and reverse their loss and degradation.

The Secretariat works actively with Contracting Parties, the private sector, foundations and multi-lateral funds to mobilize financial resources to support national and regional activities that promote the conservation, wise use and restoration of wetlands.

The resource mobilization activities of the Secretariat are guided by a list of fundraising priorities as established and approved by the Contracting Parties of the Convention.

Fundraising Priorities for the Triennium 2019- 2021

The Resource Mobilization Work Plan approved at Standing Committee 54, outlines the fundraising priorities for the Secretariat in the current triennium. Funding for these priority activities is exclusively through voluntary...

Grant Programmes

The Convention currently maintains three bilateral grant programmes, which provide funding for small to medium size projects aimed at the conservation and wise use of wetlands. The Secretariat oversees the...

Funding Organization Database

This database lists organizations from the public and private sector that fund or invest in projects promoting wetland conservation, wise use and restoration. This database is not exhaustive, it serves...

Resources

Contracting Parties of the Convention expressed a need for information resources that build capacity and facilitate local, national and regional efforts for resource mobilization. This page lists training resources and...