The programme

The Agora offered an interesting programme of presentations, film screenings and discussions.

agoraprogSee the programme here in A3

See the programme here in A4 (mobile version)

 At the Mediterranean Agora

  • Formal Opening of the Mediterranean Agora on 1st of June at 20:00 (see invitation)
  • Follow up meeting of the Mediterranean Wetlands Committee on 2 June 18:30
  • Side event of the Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory / 2 June at 13:30
  • Event to honour the Mediterranean Ramsar Award winners / 4 June at 18:30 (see invitation)
  • Presentation of the Satellite based Wetlands Observation Service (SWOS) / 5 June at 18:30 (see PDF)

The Word Environment Day 5 June

On 5 June, World Environment Day, MedWet and OCC  organised a major event with some 200 local school children. They welcomed delegates at their arrival at the Conrad Conference Centre with messages written by them, while a music band played musics from the Mediterranean. From there, a group of children and MedWet delegates went planting native trees at a the nearby Maldonado wetland to start a reforestation programme.

At the Ramsar COP12

  • Meeting of the Mediterranean Wetlands Committee/ 1 June / 18:30-19:45 /Room Rio de Janeiro A
  • Special side event Working for wetlands in the Mediterranean – Progress and Challenges – MedWet & the Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory (MWO) / 3 June / 18:15 – 19:45 / Room Rio de Janeiro A (see invitation)
  • An observatory to monitor and manage wetlands: lessons learned from the Mediterranean / 4 June / 13:15-14:45 / Room Punta del Este
  • “Maghreb Wetlands Sentinels”: the MedWet Civil Society Network in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia / 4 June / 13:15 – 14:45 / Room Rio de Janeiro A (see invitation)
  • Celebrating Wetland Culture /6 June / 18:15 – 19:45/ Punta del Este B (see leaflet)

MedWet  participated with presentations in four side events organized by different countries and partners: