Results of the call for projects to support World Wetlands Day activities in the Mediterranean 2021


For the 2021 edition of the celebration of World Wetlands Day (WWD), the French Office for Biodiversity (OFB) has commissioned the Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative (MedWet) to evaluate the events promoting wetlands in the Mediterranean region, in response to the launch of a call for projects. The call aims to provide a financial boost to the Mediterranean actors in the realization of awareness and educational activities within the framework of the WWD. Read more about the Call for project here.



Twenty-five projects were nominated on 17 December 2020 by a selection committee composed of the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention, the Ramsar France Association, the Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory (MWO), Wetland Link International (WLI) and MedWet.

Nominations were made in alphabetical order of country and organization:

  • Albania, Institute for Environmental Policy – IEP
  • Albania , Protection and Preservation of Natural Environment in Albania – PPNEA
  • Albania, Social Education & Environment Protection – SEEP
  • Algeria, Association de l’environnement et de milieu vert de Médéa
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina, Center for Environment – CZZS
  • Bulgaria, Green Balkans
  • Croatia, Public Institution Nature Park Vransko Lake
  • Greece, Naturefriends Greece 
  • Italy, Istituto Abruzzese per le Aree Protette
  • Lebanon, Human Environmental Association for Development
  • Libya, Chlorophyll 
  • Morocco, Association Ecologia pour l’éducation à l’environnement
  • Morocco, Association des Parents d’élèves lycée Abou Baker Assidik
  • Morocco, GREPOM
  • Morocco, Tissu Associatif pour le Développement à Ouarzazate – TAOD
  • Montenegro, Public Entreprise for National Parks of Montenegro
  • Portugal, Associação Cultural dos Amigos da Serra da Estrela – ASE
  • Portugal, Associação Natureza Portugal in association with World Wide Fund for Nature
  • Portugal, GEOTA
  • Tunisia, Association Jeunes Science Kerkennah
  • Tunisia, Association Jlij pour l’Environnement Marin – AJEM
  • Tunisia, Association de Recherches et d’Etudes sur la mémoire de Sousse – AREMS
  • Tunisia, Association des Sciences Agronomiques de Chott Mariem
  • Tunisia, IRADA Tozeur
  • Tunisia, Réseau les Enfants de la Terre


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