13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13)

22–29 October 2018 | Dubai

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands


COP13 adopted 25 resolutions, including on a language strategy with a step-by-step plan to add Arabic as the fourth Convention language, gender, peatlands, blue carbon ecosystems, sustainable urbanization, agriculture, intertidal wetlands, wetlands in West Asia, and Arctic and sub-Arctic wetlands. The release of the Global Wetland Outlook provided a touchstone for discussions on challenges ahead to ensure the conservation and wise use of wetlands.

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