Results of the call for projects to support World Wetlands Day activities in the Mediterranean 2024


For the 2024 edition of the celebration of World Wetlands Day (WWD), the French Biodiversity Agency (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 projects here.



34 projects were nominated 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, Social Education for Environmental Protection – SEEP
  • Albania, Albanian Ornithological Society
  • Albania, CELIM Shqipëri
  • Bulgaria, Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation
  • Croatia, Javna ustanova Park prirode Vransko jezero (Public Institution Nature ParkVransko Lake) : JUPPVJ
  • Croatia, Međimurje Nature Public Institution for Nature Protection
  • Spain, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
  • Greece, Mediterranean Institute for Nature and Anthropos (MedINA)
  • Italy, Associazione WWF Provincia di Grosseto ODV
  • Italy, Istituto Abruzzese per le Aree Protette (IAAP)
  • Italy, Kayla Nature srls
  • Jordan, Shabab Ma’an Association for Environmental – SMAEC
  • Lebanon, CELIM Lebanon
  • Lebanon, Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon – SPNL
  • Libya, Chlorophyll
  • Malta, Nature Trust Malta
  • Morocco, Association Douiret sabaa
  • Morocco, Groupe de Recherche Pour la Protection des Oiseaux au Maroc/BirdLife
  • Morocco, Association Maroc de Paix (AMP)
  • Montenegro, Public Enterprise for National Parks of Montenegro – National Park Skadar Lake
  • North Macedonia, Biology Students’ Research Society (BSRS)
  • Portugal, GEOTA –Grupo de Estudos de Ordenamento do Território e Ambiente
  • Portugal, Associação Natureza Portugal in association with WWF
  • Portugal, Sociedade Portuguesa de Ecologia ‎(SPECO)
  • Portugal, Associação de Defesa do Paul de Tornada – PATO Associação
  • Tunisia, Association Jlij pour l’environnement – AJEM Djerba
  • Tunisia, Association de recherches et d’études sur la mémoire de Sousse – AREMS‎
  • Tunisia, Association réseau enfants de la terre
  • Tunisia, Association IRADA pour le développement de Tozeur
  • Tunisia, Association Méditerranée Action Nature MAN
  • Tunisia, Association Tunisienne – ATSE
  • Turkey, Doğa Derneği – DOGA


More information:

Read our article “World Wetlands Day 2024: wetlands and human wellbeing“.

Register your events dedicated to promoting and protecting wetlands on World Wetlands Day 2024.