The 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 21-29 October 2018. COP13 will address the theme, “Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future”.
Agenda items will include: progress on the 2016-2024 strategic plan; regional initiatives; status of existing Ramsar sites; guidance on identifying Ramsar sites for global climate change regulation; restoration of degraded peatlands; cultural values, indigenous peoples and local communities, and climate change mitigation and adaptation; sustainable urbanization; and wetlands in specific areas and habitat types.
The SDG Knowledge Hub summary of COP12 is here.
dates: 21-29 October 2018
location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
contact: Ramsar Convention Secretariat