At its 12th Meeting (Paris, France, 7-11 February 2016) the Mediterranean Wetlands Committee adopted the Framework for Action 2016-2030 “Wetlands for Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean Region”.

frameworkThis Framework for Action is designed as an early contribution to achieving some of the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals 2016–2030 (SDGs) through a series of concrete actions for the conservation of wetlands and the sustainable use of their resources in the Mediterranean region.

The Framework for Action is intended to achieve its central objective through the implementation in the Mediterranean region, during a first phase, of the 4th Ramsar Strategic Plan 2016–2024 adopted by the Ramsar Conference of the Contracting Parties held in Uruguay on 1–9 June 2015.

The full document of the Framework for Action is here.

Hard copies of the Framework for Action (English and French) can be requested by mail adressed to the Secretariat at: