Capacity building


In order to support Contracting Parties in their implementation of the Convention, the Secretariat has developed and provides capacity-building resources.

Wetlands: Key Enablers for a Resilient and Sustainable Recovery

This event, organized by Slovenia, Costa Rica, Mexico and the United Kingdom in partnership with the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands serves as an opportunity to exchange policies...

Virtual Meeting of the STRP24

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, it has not been possible to hold the annual meetings of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP). The working groups for priority tasks have...

Training Webinar: Mainstreaming Gender under the Convention on Wetlands

The participation and knowledge of women in water and land resource management has historically been unseen and under-documented. However, in recent decades, gender-responsive analyses and assessments have been prioritized, with...

Training Webinar: Preparation of draft resolutions for COP14

During its 58th meeting, the Standing Committee requested the Secretariat to provide technical assistance to Contracting Parties in the preparation of draft resolutions for COP14 in accordance with Resolution XIII.4...

50th Anniversary: Campaign Briefing

This briefing provides Contracting Parties and interested organizations with an overview of the Convention on Wetlands’ 50th Anniversary campaign strategy, and introduce the resources available with instructions for their use...

Training webinar for National Focal Points and RIS compilers

Ramsar Sites Information Service May 2020 A training webinar on the Ramsar Sites Information Service (RSIS) for National Focal Points and registered Ramsar Site compilers. The webinar helps participants to...

Training Webinar on National Wetlands Inventories

This webinar enhances capacities for carrying out a National Wetland Inventory by presenting the new step-by-step toolkit. The following topics are covered: Why undertaking a National Wetland Inventory is important...

Training Webinar on the Green Climate Fund

How to access the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for the conservation of wetlands March 2020 A training webinar on "How to access the green Climate Fund (GCF) for the Conservation...

Training Webinar on Wetlands as NbS for NDCs

December 2020 A training webinar on “Wetlands as Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)”. As a key element of NbS, wetlands play a crucial role in climate change...

Training Webinar: Preparation of National Reports to the COP14

The webinar on “How to prepare and submit National Reports to the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties on the implementation of the Convention on Wetlands” enhances...

Training Webinar on Grant writing

Grant writing: How to write effective project proposals October 2020 This training webinar on “How to write effective project proposals in order to access funding for wetland conservation projects” enhances...