The text of the Ramsar Convention and other key original documents
Citation: "Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat. Ramsar (Iran), 2 February 1971. UN Treaty Series No. 14583. As amended by the Paris Protocol, 3 December 1982, and Regina Amendments, 28 May 1987."
The original text of the Ramsar Convention, 1971, unamended; The Final Act of the International Conference on Conservation of Wetlands and Waterfowl, Ramsar, Iran, 1971 (with 11 recommendations) (also Español)
The Paris Protocol to amend the Convention, 3 December 1982 ( also Français, Español), and the Final Act of the Extraordinary Conference of the Parties, Paris, December 1982 (also Español) (entered into force 1 October 1986)
The Amendments to Articles 6 and 7 (the "Regina Amendments), 28 May 1987 (entered into force 1 May 1994)
UNESCO's official list of accessions and ratifications and reservations (UNESCO Web site)
The Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention (English, Français, Español)
The List of Wetlands of International Importance ("Ramsar Sites")