Click on “Find a contact” to find details of Secretariat staff and the focal points appointed by each Contracting Party to oversee the implementation of the Convention.

The Convention's Secretariat carries out the day-to-day coordination of the Convention's activities. The offices are co-located with IUCN (the International Union for the Conservation of Nature) in Gland, Switzerland, which provides some supporting services to the Convention. 

More information about its activities and staff is available here.


Rue Mauverney 28
CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland
T. +41 22 999 00 00
F. +41 22 999 00 02
Email: ramsar[at]

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