MedWet, a community working for Mediterranean wetlands

  The Mediterranean Wetland Initiative (MedWet) is pleased to announce that its new institutional brochure is now available. The brochure, entitled “MedWet, a community working for Mediterranean wetlands”, is aimed at a diverse and extensive audience, including member countries, international organizations, NGOs and the general public. It explains the vision,role and objectives of MedWet and how it works. The brochure is available in English and French (See links below).   […]


MedWet Framework for action

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”.
This 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.


Mediterranean coastal wetlands: the land use synthesis

This third thematic note easy to read is a synthesis of the second thematic report: Land cover – spatial dynamics in Mediterranean coastal wetlands from 1975 to 2005.

Between 1975 and 2005 the Mediterranean Wetlands Observatory (MWO) carried out a study of the evolution of land use in 214 coastal wetlands across 22 Mediterranean countries, in accordance with the methodology adopted in the European Space Agency’s (ESA) GlobWetland II Project.